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How do I change the number of rings to answer on the fax in my iRC3170?
I have been told I need to go into service mode to do this?
I want to change it to not answer until 5 rings of the incoming line. (I have a modem/winfax on a PC which answers after 2 rings to sort out the junk mail faxes)
I believe, you just have to open the doors on the control pannel. It will show you more funcation of the fax. There should be a botton that say's "Data Entery" press it once and the display changes. Next you use the arrow bottons on the control pannel to move in that mode. Scroll down to Fax Setting and press the OK botton and scroll some more till you see number of rings and change it from 5 to 2 rings. Then press OK or Set, the press Stop/Rest twice and you should be done. It's alot hard to explain then doing it. It's called panich botton pushing..... Good luck
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Below is for when you are using machine in fax mode, is that how you use it or are you also using the answering machine function? ie TAD mode
If desired, you can change the number of rings on which the fax machine
answers incoming calls in FAX mode. Any number from 2 to 5 can be
1 Press FUNCTION once and 3 times.
To select FAX mode, press
(with no document
in the feeder) until the arrow in
the display points to FAX.
Using TEL Mode
2 Press once and once.
3 Press once.
4 Enter the desired number of rings (any
number from 2 to 5).
Example: 3 rings
5 Press to return to the date and time display.
Note: If you are using Distinctive Ring, the fax machine will answer calls after
two rings regardless of the above setting.
Oct 16, 2007 | Office Equipment & Supplies
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