Set up the printer with a computer DSL/ADSL modem
If you have a DSL line and use that phone line to send faxes, follow these instructions to set up your
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Telephone wall jack
Connect one end of the phone jack that was supplied with the printer to connect to the 1-
LINE port on the back of the printer. Connect the other end of the cord to the DSL/ADSL filter.
You might need to connect the supplied phone cord to the adapter provided for your country/
Computer DSL/ADSL modem
You need to purchase a parallel splitter. A parallel splitter has one RJ-11 port on the front
and two RJ-11 ports on the back. Do not use a 2–line phone splitter, a serial splitter, or a parallel
splitter which has two RJ-11 ports on the front and a plug on the back.
Example of a parallel splitter
To set up the printer with a computer DSL/ADSL modem
Obtain a DSL filter from your DSL provider.
Using the phone cord provided in the box with the printer, connect one end to the DSL filter, and
then connect the other end to the port labeled 1-LINE on the back of the printer.
You might need to connect the supplied phone cord to the adapter provided for your
If you do not use the supplied cord to connect from the DSL filter to the back of the printer, you
might not be able to fax successfully. This special phone cord is different from the phone cords
you might already have in your home or office.
Connect the DSL filter to the parallel splitter.
Connect the DSL modem to the parallel splitter.
Connect the parallel splitter to the wall jack.
Run a fax test.
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When the phone rings, the printer automatically answers after the number of rings you set in the
Rings to Answer setting. The printer begins emitting fax reception tones to the sending fax machine
and receives the fax.
If you encounter problems setting up the printer with optional equipment, contact your local service
provider or vendor for further assistance.