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Send and receive speed

We recently got our phones through the cable company and all of the phone lines work great but our fax line. When I called the cable company they said that I need to change the speed on my fax to below 9600. I am not sure what that is nor do I know how to change it. I can not find anything on how to adjust the speed on our Canon L80 faxphone machine. Is there anyway you can help us? Thank you, Mary

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That's not even a coherent response. Even analog phones go from an analog signal from your home, to a digital signal at the carrier, to an analog signal at the recipients end. It all goes digital at some point.

Fax machines work fine with a digital phone. The baud rate may need to be lowered in some cases, but working for a cable company, I've personally worked with hundreds of fax machines that work just fine.

Try lowering the baud rate and/or using a DSL filter if you are having problems. If you are unable to find the baud rate or speed setting on your fax, you may want to contact Canon to find out how.

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Hi Mary,

The Cable Company is jerking you around. Fax machines are ANALOG devices, you now have a DIGITAL phone system.

No matter what you do to your fax machine, it will never work reliably.

Sorry.

Posted on Dec 09, 2008

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