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Drops connection after connect, sends 2-3 pages

Fax machine moved from NY to CA, went from standard old line to a VOIP line, dials out fine (dial 9 first), connects as it should w/o problems, starts sending fax and dies after 2-3 pages.
It receives fine so far but I've only received 2-3 page faxes, nothing larger.
I'm guessing it has to do with the baud rate (V34/33000). I have no manual and don't know how to change the settings to SLOW down the connect speed.
Can anyone offer some help in how to navigate the menu/function screens?
Thanks!

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The fall-back required for transmission over VOIP is not available on this machine. It is a service mode function and can only be set by a technician. However, VOIP is so iffy for transmission that you may require fall-back to 4800 or even 2400. I have found that forcing fall-back more than 2 steps doesn't work.Also the Line equalisation can't be set as there is only 3 settings, 1.8;3.6; and 7.2 Km. Who knows how far to set VOIP, could be 3000KM. I had more success using a very old fax machine sending at 2400BPS that I could set the dip switches. Takes all sorts of changes to have success and then next time you try, it's changed again.

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