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Difficulty sending a fax

I am having difficult sending a fax can you send me step by step instructions on how to send a fax using my canon PIXMA MP780. I have tried and tried (10 times) with no sucess. am I pluging in the phone line in the right plug? what kind of message do I get if I am successfull? presently I am getting "busy/ no-signal" error message. Is this an error on my end or theres? I am asking this because now I am getting confused in the logic of things to do and there sequence.

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Busy no signal could mean a few different things. the line your sending to could be busy, your line could have a problem. all you have to do to send a fax, when your hooked up to the phone line is hit the fax button, type in the number, and hit send or enter, and it should start dialing and processing it. you cannot use the phone at the same time or it will knock you off. hook a phone up to that same line and see if it works if it does and the fax machine dials the number it isnt your problem.

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Hello. Please make sure your telephone line is plugged into the correct outlet.

Most fax machines typically allow you to plug the line (the cord that goes from the fax machine to the wall jack) and and a telephone (the telephone connects to the fax machine).

In order to fax correctly, you must plug the line into the jack with a block (looks like a 'T') marked on it. Do not plug the line into the jack marked with a phone hand set marked on it.

This shoulds in detail how to connect the line properly. For this printer the line cord must be plugged into the jack labelled "L"
This will show you how to actually send the fax. On your PDF View select page 42.

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