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Which of these would be most likely to use an RJ11 connector?

A) Ethernet switch

B) Digital audio interface

C) VoIP telephone

D) Analog modem

E) Laser printer

F) My wireless network cable isn’t long enough

The answer: D) Analog modem

The RJ11 connector is commonly used with devices on the plain old telephone system (POTS), such as analog telephones and analog modems.

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