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Receiving error 388. Can receive faxes but won't connect with other fax machines when trying to send

Can receive faxes but not send. Getting error code 388. Can hear the other fax machine trying to communicate but our fax machine cannot connect to them.

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The reason for the error code:
Receiving error 388.  Can receive faxes but won't  - 4e5e48b.jpg Error Code: 386, 387, 388, 389, 390, 391, 392, 393, 394, 395 Definition

There is too much noise on the line for a valid connection between two fax machines to complete. The noise problem might go away over time.

Solution

Retry the fax reception at a different time when telephone line conditions have improved. Call the telephone provider if line conditions fail to improve.
Error Code: 386, 387, 388, 389, 390, 391, 392, 393, 394, 395 Definition

There is too much noise on the line for a valid connection between two fax machines to complete. The noise problem might go away over time.

Solution

Retry the fax reception at a different time when telephone line conditions have improved. Call the telephone provider if line conditions fail to improve.
Please Click here and follow the instructions to resolve the issue.

Posted on May 23, 2009

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