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L75 vs DSL phone line

My L75 quit working when I switch my phone line to a digital one through internet.
Then I hooked it to another line that carries my DSL. It started working intermittently and when it does, it’s extremely slow. I wonder if it’s a compatibility issue or the machine itself became damaged after hooking it with the digital line first time.

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Fax machines are ANALOG devices designed to work with POTS (plain old telephone system).

Sometimes you can get away with a fax or two w/digital lines, but the machine will be very unreliable.

I don't think there is any damage as the machines have voltage limiter circuits built in. [except for lightning]

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