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Cannot fax or receive fax

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Issue: ERROR LCD: WAITING FOR REPORT
Solution: Set [AUTO PRINT RX] to ON (MX300 / MX310)

AUTO PRINT RX When [AUTO PRINT RX] is set to [OFF], incoming received faxes will be temporarily stored to memory and transaction reports (TX, RX and Activity) remain in memory. The default setting is [ON], which means incoming received faxes and transaction reports will automatically print. The fax machine will not automatically print a received fax and will store it in memory in the following conditions.
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    2. To store received faxes in memory when ink is low or out, press the left or right arrow to select [OFF] and then press <OK>.

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There are situations when fax interrupts the telephone conversation. The possible cause of this issue is Remote RX feature on MP 780. There are 3 possible solutions to these problems which are listed below:

I) Change Remote RX ID on MP780
  1. Confirm the <Fax> button light is lit. If the light is not lit, press the <Fax> button.

  2. Press <Menu> button. [RECEIVE MODE] will appear on the display.

  3. Press < (left arrow) or > (right arrow) to select [RX SETTINGS].

  4. Press <OK>. [ECM RX] will appear.

  5. Press the < (left arrow) or > (right arrow) to select [REMOTE RX].

  6. Press <OK> twice. The current Remote RX ID number will appear.

  7. Press < or > to select the desired Remote RX ID number. The options are from 00 to 99.
  8. Alternatively, you can press the numeric keypad to select the number.
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  10. Press <OK>.

  11. Press <Stop/Reset> to return to standby mode (date and receive mode will appear).
II) Turn off Remote RX on MP780

  1. Confirm the <Fax> button light is lit. If the light is not lit, press the <Fax> button.

  2. Press <Menu> button. [RECEIVE MODE] will appear on the display.

  3. Press < (left arrow) or > (right arrow) to select [RX SETTINGS].

  4. Press <OK>. [ECM RX] will appear.

  5. Press the < (left arrow) or > (right arrow) to select [REMOTE RX].

  6. Press <OK>. The current Remote RX option [ON] will appear.

  7. Press < or > to select [OFF].

  8. Press <OK>.

  9. Press <Stop/Reset> to return to standby mode (date and receive mode will appear).
III) Choosing a receive mode MP780
If you want to receive only faxes automatically with your machine, or you have a dedicated telephone line for fax use only:
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    When you receive a fax call: The machine will receive the fax automatically.
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If you receive mainly voice calls and sometimes faxes, or you want to receive faxes manually:
  • Select [MANUAL MODE].

    When you receive a fax call: The telephone will ring. Pick up the handset and if you hear a beep, press <Black> or <Color> on the machine to receive the fax.
    When you receive a voice call: The telephone will ring. Pick up the handset to answer the call.
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If you want to receive voice messages on your answering machine and receive faxes automatically:
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    When you receive a voice call: The answering machine connected to your MP780 will respond to an incoming call.
If you want to receive faxes automatically as well as voice calls:
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in rs 232 communication (serial communication modem fax etc) line 2 is tx (transmitt and 3 is receive rx hope that helps

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In the last statement you said you RX faxes from other sources? which means you can't RX from one or a certain source??
1- could be area code
2-could be your memory is almost full and their faxes are too long

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