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I have an HP Model 710 all in one fax machine. It has it's one telephone line. I have the power line pluged into the wall , and the telephone line pluged into the fax and into the wall. i press the start button and it says off hook Why?

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Maybe your connection is wrong! either you extension telephone is not compatible thru the machine...

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I cant send a fax or reseave one


Sir/Madam

Solution one: Check the fax connections Use the following steps to check the physical connections, and then use the HP Fax Test Service.

Step one: Check the physical connections

  1. Disconnect the telephone cord from the HP fax product, and then examine the connector on the end of the cord. Make sure that the cord has only two wires. Figure 1: Two-wire telephone cord

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  1. Four-wire telephone cordGraphic: Four-wire telephone cordIf the cord has four wires, replace it with a two-wire phone cord.
    If you must use a cord with four wires, use the converter that shipped with product. The converter allows a cord with four wires to work with a device that requires a cord with two wires.
  2. Connect one end of the telephone cord to the telephone jack, and then connect the other end of the cord to the port labeled 1-Line on the back of the HP fax product.
    Figure 3: Fax only


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  1. 1 - Telephone jack2 - Two-wire telephone cord to 1-Line
  2. Connect a single-line telephone to the 2-Ext port on the back of the HP fax product.
    Figure 4: Fax and telephon


  3. 1 - Telephone jack2 - Two-wire telephone cord to 1-Line
  4. Connect a single-line telephone to the 2-Ext port on the back of the HP fax product.
    Figure 4: Fax and telephone

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1 - Telephone jack 2 - Two-wire telephone cord to 1-Line
3 - Telephone
If other devices need to use the same telephone jack, make sure that they are connected to the 2-Ext port on the back of the HP fax product.
Figure 5: Fax with answering machine and telephone


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  1. 1 - Telephone jack2 - Telephone cord from 2-Ext
    3 - Optional telephone cord to telephone
    4 - Optional telephone
    5 - Answering machine
    6 - Two-wire telephone cord to 1-Line
  2. Pick up the telephone receiver and listen for a dial tone. Make sure that you can dial out using the telephone keypad.
    If there is a dial tone and you can dial out using the telephone, the HP fax product is connected correctly to a working telephone cord and telephone jack. If there is no dial tone, check the configuration again and make sure that it is set up correctly.If You Still Having Hp Printer Problem Then Visit Official HP Printer Website On Below Link URL http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?cc=us&lc=en&docname=c02263145
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Faxing problem with HP Office Jet 7130 all-in-one


hi-
chances are you need to change the setting on you hp printer, i mean the fax settings for it and by the way have you tried reseating or unplugging the wire that connects from the wall to your hp office jet? try to unplug and replug it then try sending another fax, update me for any unusualities, thanks!!

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How To Fix Your HP Fax Phone Off Hook


<ol> <li>If you don't know your product number, <a href="http://h20270.www2.hp.com/ediags/gmn2/welcome.aspx?lc=en&cc=us">click here</a> to automatically detect it.</li> <li>Manually download your drivers by <a href="http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/siteHome?lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&lang=en&softwareitem=oj-40521-2&os=228">clicking here</a>. Enter your Printer Model Number, e.g. Deskjet D2680</li> <li>Unplug the power cord from the back of the printer and from the wall outlet. Reconnect the power cord to the wall outlet, but don't connect the power to the printer just yet.</li> <li>Perform a partial reset by disconnecting the power cord from the wall. Then, hold the # and 3 while reconnecting the power cord. Release the buttons once the cord is plugged in. When you release both buttons, the issue should be resolved.</li> <li>Perform a semi-full reset if the partial reset did not work by pressing and holding # and 6 while reconnecting the power cord to the printer and hold for 1 min after plugging in the power cord. When you release both buttons, the issue should be resolved.</li> <li>Verify that the phone cables are properly inserted into the wall jack and the back of the printer if you are receiving a "Phone off the hook" error message.</li> <li>A Phone Off Hook message indicates that the telephone line is open. This message would be expected in the following situations:</li></ol> <ul> <li>A modem on the phone line is accessing the Internet. When the other device is no longer using the phone line, the display should revert to the normal message.</li> <li>A phone connected to the HP fax (or the same phone line) is using the line, or the handset has been lifted.</li> <li>A credit card machine is using the phone line.</li> <li>Another electronic device is using the phone line.</li> <li>Telephone Answering Machine using the phone line</li> <li>The Start Fax button was pressed with no telephone number entered. Pressing Stop or Cancel should return the display to a ready state.</li></ul>Check this website for further help from HP: <a href="http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c00322712&cc=us&lc=en&dlc=en&product=441125">http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c00322712&cc=us&lc=en&dlc=en&product=441125</a>

on Feb 22, 2011 | Office Equipment & Supplies

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When I plug the telephone line into the Fax machine the telephone line goes dead


Verify that telephone cord from the wall is plugged into fax port labeled LINE. The port labeled PHONE is for a spare telephone set.

Dec 18, 2012 | HP Photosmart C6150 Wireless All-in-one...

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I have an HP 2510 printer. I cannot use it to fax because once I plug the phone jack into the printer I get a busy signal. If I plug the jack into a phone, it works fine. How do I get the printer to...


Hi irwinbadin,

HP fax products are designed so that other telephone equipment can be connected on the same line as the fax. The unit must be connected first using a two-conductor fax/phone cable like the one that shipped with the HP product. Using a four-conductor telephone cable may cause problems receiving faxes or calls.

There are two different types of phone cables. There are two-conductor phone cables like what originally shipped with the HP fax product and there are four-conductor cables. HP fax products are designed to work with a two-conductor phone cable. Look at the end of the cable and verify that it has only two copper leads or wires. Replace any four-conductor cables with a two-conductor cable. Only two-conductor phone cables should be used to connect the all-in-one to the phone line.

Figure 1: The difference between a two-conductor phone cable and a four-conductor phone cable
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Step one: Connect the phone line to the fax
The fax will have two or three sockets (or jacks) for phone lines. Some of these may have a removable plastic plug in them. These sockets will be labeled with text, To Wall Jack , or with a graphic of the wall jack. See Figure 1 below.

Plug the two-conductor telephone cable that came with the HP product into the telephone wall jack. Then, plug it into this socket as shown below.

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In areas with above ground telephone lines and electrical storms (lightning), it is a good idea to purchase a telephone line surge suppressor and connect it between the telephone wall jack and the fax. This will help prevent damage to the fax from a lightning-caused power surge on the phone line.

Step two: Add other phone-line devices
To connect other telephone devices, use the other socket (or sockets) on the fax. These are identified by text or with a graphic of a telephone and/or computer.

Connect a caller ID unit between the fax and the telephone.
Use the information below that matches the devices you need to connect.

Fax and telephone
Connect a single-line telephone to one of the added sockets on the fax. The telephone will share the same phone line as the fax. See the illustration below.

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Fax, answering machine, and telephone
When a telephone answering machine and telephone are connected, connect the answering machine to the fax and then connect the telephone to the answering machine as shown below.

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Fax and computer modem
To use a fax and a computer modem on the same phone line, connect the fax to the computer modem. The modem socket on the computer may be labeled Line or Wall jack .

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Fax, computer modem, and telephone
To use a computer modem and a telephone with the fax, connect the computer modem to the fax. Then, connect the telephone into the second phone line connector on the computer modem or the third fax socket (if it is available). The image below shows how to connect a computer and a telephone to a fax with two sockets.

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Fax, modem, answering machine, and telephone
The image below shows how to connect a computer modem, answering machine, and telephone to a fax. Connect the computer modem to the fax, then connect the answering machine to the computer, and finally, connect the telephone to the answering machine.
If the fax has three phone line sockets instead of two, some of the devices can be connected to the other phone socket on the fax.

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Hope it helps.

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Jun 27, 2011 | Office Equipment & Supplies

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Our fax machine keeps saying "busy/no signal" even when we know the machine we're trying to send to isn't busy. Please give us some suggestions as to how to correct this problem. Brother...


Verify the connectivity (phone line) first by pluging a working telephone in the wall jack, than test the cable from the wall jack to the fax, you could install a Y to plug a working telephone with the fax on the same line to spy on what is happening when the fax is engaging a connection.

Hope this helps!

Jan 05, 2011 | Brother Office Equipment & Supplies

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Help connecting brother fax machine


1. Connect the handset.
Connect the curled handset cord to the bottom of the handset and to the left side of the machine.
2. Connect the power cord.
3. Connect the telephone line.
Connect one end of the telephone line cord to the jack labeled LINE on the left side of the machine. Connect the other end to a modular wall jack.
WARNING
 This machine must be grounded using a three-prong plug.
 Since the machine is grounded through the power outlet, you can protect yourself from potentially hazardous electrical conditions on the telephone line by keeping the power to your machine on when you connect it to a telephone line. When you want to move your machine, protect yourself by disconnecting the telephone line first, and then the power cord.
 Lightning and power surges can damage this product! We recommend that you use a quality surge protection device on the AC power line as well as on the telephone line, or unplug the lines during a lightning storm.

Dec 30, 2010 | Brother IntelliFAX 1270E Plain Paper Fax

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Hi my machine wont send or recieve a fax despite being properly connected. printing from computer is fine. has worked fine up until today


Hi check the following article to from HP
Problems with sending and receiving FAX

HP FAX ISSUES


Check the TELEPHONE LINE

Make sure that you have plugged the phone cord directly and securely into the wall jack and into the back port of the fax product. The fax port on your product is marked "Line," "To Wall Jack," or with a wall jack symbol.

Check LIU

Make sure the Line Interface Unit (box that the phone cord plugs into) is fully seated into the back of the fax product.

Remove the SPLITTER

Remove any other devices from the line such as splitters, credit card machines, or telephone answering machines.


Can try sending the Fax on Another Line


CHECK WITH DIFFERENT CABLE
Try using a different telephone cord.

Jan 05, 2010 | HP Photosmart 2610 All-In-One InkJet...

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How do you set up fax phone on the HP officejet 6215


hi you really have a very good choice of printers is one of the best printers from hp
inorder to set fax on ur printer you should first be sure what type of telephone line you are using
there are 2 type of line 1 dedicated -> that is directly attached for fax and has no other telephone or TAM connected if you have this line you can directly attach the phone line on the printer line 1
the other type of line is shared that means you use the same line for phone and fax in this the connection should be as :- telephone line from wall jack to the printer line 1 then from printer ext port to telephone answering machine (if any ) then from answering machine to telephone (if u have a dsl line that means u use phone and internet from the telephone line then there will be 2 lines comming out of the splitter 1 to router and other to telephone here follow the shared line connection mentioned above using the line that goes to the telephone )
now power on the printer and press the setup button (menu) now navigate to basic fax set up press ok and then go to rings to answer it should be 4 rings now go back and go to advance fax setting and then to distintive ring (DRP) select all rings and press ok now run fax test if it passes then ur fax is set up try sending fax now hope this will help you

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Error Log Result 232... The telephone connection was lost.


Error 232 Definition A communication failure occurred between the two machines. The user at the remote machine might have pressed the Stop key. The call waiting service can cause this error. The click, heard for an incoming call, is actually a momentary disconnect of the line. Do not use call waiting on a line with a fax machine. The power at the remote machine was interrupted, or deliberately turned off causing the fax session to be interrupted. Check the following items: Make sure that you have plugged the phone cord directly and securely into the wall jack and into the back port of the fax product. The fax port on your product is marked "Line," "To Wall Jack," or with a wall jack symbol. Make sure the Line Interface Unit (box that the phone cord plugs into) is fully seated into the back of the fax product. Remove any other devices from the line such as splitters, credit card machines, or telephone answering machines. Try sending and receiving faxes on a different fax line. Try using a different telephone cord. Have the phone company test your line for static or noise problems. Turn Error Correction Mode (ECM) off, if you encounter the same error repeatedly Solutions If the error persists, and error correction is in use for the fax session, disable ECM. Fax quality might be degraded. Set the host machine to receive at a slower transmission speed. Retry the fax reception at a different time when telephone line conditions have improved. Call the telephone provider if line conditions fail to improve. These errors can occur if the phone lines in the area to be faxed are old or there is noise (static on the phone line). Other reasons can include power brownouts and other power-related problems. If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it. Thanks, Joe

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