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Dell All in One Printer # 942 using with DSL

Hi,

I have windows XP, Dell 1000 notebook and am trying to use the fax feature on the Dell 942 all in one printer. I also have DSL broadband service. The fax does not work and I was wondering if DSL was somehow interferring with the fax transmission. It scans the document ok into the computer but then when it is dialing I get a message the phone line is in use or not connected. The printer gets connected to the notebook and I cannot filter the notebook because then the DSL does not work. Any suggestions appreciated. Thanks

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Dialling

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Try "manual dial" if the program lets you - if this works it maybe you need to slow down the autodial numbers - have a look at the manual, it normally means inserting ,,,, (ie comas) into the phone number which slow the dialling.
Peter

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One other

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Make sure you have selected the type of dialing your phone uses eg "pulse dialing"
If this doesn't work let me know
Peter

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Sorry for the wrong advice still on PIC here......

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PIC = Pigeon Internet Connection
Peter

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Attempting to Fax over DSL Connection?

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Jupiter,

Is your phone line connected to the Notebooks modem?
Asking as your post indicates you are attempting to fax over the DSL connection.

DSL, Voice is carried on the same line on different frequencies. Never will the two meet. So....

Your connection should be from wall to DSL Modem using a phone line. DSL modem via USB or cat5 (Preferred) to notebook. Filtered phone line to notebook modem.

Bill

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Fax with DSL

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Bill,
Thanks for trying to help. I have a phone line connected to my modem and then from the modem to the notebook is a yellow cable to the notebook. Where should I put the filter. I tried putting the filter on the phone line and the DSL would not work.

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Connections

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Ok.... here goes

The confusion you are having is between a DSL Modem and a Standard Modem. (for lack of better words).

You need two modems 1 for the DSL and 1 for the FAX

Your post indicates a DSL Hook-up which is correct (Yellow cable (cat5))

Look on your notebook for another port, the size of a phone jack. If you do not have one you will have to get an add on modem card. This is your standard modem port. To this you will attach a filtered phone cable from the wall.

Bill
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See the diagram.

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(NT) (NT) Better and Thanks - Bill

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