Fax Settings Help
Use this page to configure the printer fax default settings.
To configure Fax Settings, select the following options:
Ans Select - Specify the receiving mode:
FAX Mode: The printer automatically receives the fax.
TEL/FAX Mode: When the printer receives an incoming fax, the external telephone rings for the time specified by Auto Ans. TEL/FAX, then the printer automatically receives the fax. If incoming data is not a fax, the printer beeps the internal speaker.
Ans/FAX Mode: The printer can share one telephone line with an answering machine. In this mode, the printer monitors the fax signal and picks up the line if it detects fax tones. If the phone communication in your country is serial, this mode is not available.
DRPD Mode: Before using the Distinctive Ring Pattern Detection (DRPD) option, distinctive ring service must be installed on your telephone line by the telephone company. After the telephone company provides a separate number with a distinctive ring pattern, configure the fax setup to monitor for that specific ring pattern.
TEL Mode: Automatic fax reception is turned off. You can receive a fax by picking up the handset of the external phone, then pressing the remote receive code. You can also set OnHook to On, allowing you to hear voice or fax tones from the remote machine, then press Start.
Auto Answer Fax - When FAX Mode is enabled, specify how long the printer waits before answering an incoming call. Specify values from 0 through 255 seconds.
Auto Answer TEL/FAX - When TEL/FAX Mode is enabled, specify how long the printer waits before answering an incoming call. Specify values from 0 through 255 seconds.
Auto Answer Answer/FAX - When ANS/FAX Mode is enabled, specify how long the printer waits before answering an incoming call. Specify values from 0 through 255 seconds.
Line Monitor - Specify the volume of the external phone.
Dialing Type - Specify the dialing type.
Interval Timer - Specify the interval timer. Values range from 3 through 255 seconds.
Number of Redial - Specify the number of attempts made to redial a fax number, from 0 through 9.
Redial Interval - Specify the interval between redial attempts, from 1 through 15 minutes.
Junk Fax Filter - When set to On, incoming faxes are only accepted from numbers registered in the Address Book.
Remote Receive - Specify to receive a fax by pressing the remote receive code on the external telephone after picking up the handset of the telephone. When set to On, a fax can be received by pressing the remote receive code on the external telephone.
Remote Receive Tone - Specify the tone for receiving a remote fax.
Send Header - When set to On, outgoing faxes print with a header.
Company Name - Specify the sender name that is recorded in the sender report.
Your Fax Number - Specify your telephone number, which prints at the top of each page sent from your printer.
Fax Cover Page - When set to On, automatically prints a fax cover page. When set to Off, does not print a fax cover page.
DRPD Pattern - Set to a distinctive ring pattern for use with DRPD service. Your telephone company specifies the DRPD Patterns.
2-Sided Print - Turn 2-sided printing on or off.
Sent Fax Forward - Specify the setting for forwarded faxes.
Forward Settings Number - Specify the number to which outgoing faxes are forwarded.
Prefix Dial - Specify when to add the prefix number when you send a fax.
Prefix Dial Number - Specify the prefix dial number, up to five digits. This number dials before any auto dial number is started.
Discard Size - Specify whether the printer discards any excess data at the bottom of the page.
ECM (Error Correction Mode) - When ECM is set to On, the printer attempts to correct errors in the fax transmission caused by problems such as a noisy telephone line.
Extel Hook Thresh - Specify the threshold value for the external telephone.
Modem Speed - Specify the fax modem speed.
Country - Specify the country where the printer is used.
Fax Activity - Turn Auto Print on or off.
Fax Transmit - Set the fax transmit mode.
Fax Broadcast - Specify the fax broadcast mode.
Fax Protocol - Specify the fax protocol mode.
When you are satisfied with your selections, click Save Changes to keep the settings or Discard Changes to keep the previous settings.