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Lexmary 6150 can not fax. dials but tells me to check my phone line...using dsl and phone line is active

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  • diane szczesniak May 11, 2010

    Do you have a dsl filter on the fax?

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Yup dsl filter will be needed

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Why won't the fax work?


My recommendation would be to hit the speaker button when sending a fax to hear why your fax wont go through.

When you hit speaker you should have a clean dial tone, then when you start dialing and the tone stops make sure you don't have any static or noise on the line.

There are several reasons you might get a NG error. One is the fax line you're trying to send to is busy. Maybe it's a phone line not a fax you're trying to send to. Maybe you need to dial a 1 or 0 for long distance, maybe your fax line has noise on it.

Using the speaker can help troubleshoot what the problem is.

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Can't receive or send fax


~ Configure Fax Settings ~ Check Communication under Fax Settings
drd: all ecm: off v.34: off dial tone detection: on RTA: RTA of the fax must be higher than the RTA of answering machine ~ Check the physical connection of the fax ~ line port must be connected to a phone jack ~ if you're using DSL (Internet), Use DSL Filter

Jul 06, 2010 | Lexmark Office Equipment & Supplies

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How to connect the telephone lines


Please let the fax line be connected to computer itself do not remove , In the DSL line you get a splitter which the lines for phone and ADSL modem connect the splitter to DSL Line and from the Splitter you 2 o/p ports with phone marking or symbol connect the phone line to it and to line port connect the main 8957and then to ADSL line to ADSL modem from the ADSL modem connect to lan port which is behind the computer (not to dial up modem
i.e is fax line ) or the usb port in the computer ...

Good luck...

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I can;t received faxes on my computer


Are you using DSL connection or Dial-up?
What OS are you using?

The fax line and voice line are using the same frequency so you should be able to fax directly from your pc fax modem when using Dial up connection but in DSL the data and voice are using different frequency. So in normal situations you wont be able to fax using DSL modem unless you use a separate fax machine.

However, if specified during the set-up of the DSL line, the signal can be separated so that some of the bandwidth is used to transmit an analog signal (for voice and fax) while the remaining bandwidth is used to transmit digital data. This allows for the use of the telephone or fax, and computer on the same line and at the same time. When inquiring about DSL with the service provider, specify the desire to use the phone line for voice or fax calls while connected through the computer to the Internet.

Reference the following setup options for using a DSL line with HP all-in-one or fax products.

Please refer to my solutions to your issue at http://www.fixya.com/support/t1440518-want_able_fax_from_computer_even_though

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Lexmark x2470. Fax solutions not working after going high speed


Please check that the Phone line for faxing is connected to a seperate NON FILTERED phone line. Not to the dsl line. You can use a line splitter for this. Also the dial up modem may need to remain in your computer for the fax software to dial out. Hope this helps.

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GET "NO DIAL TONE" ERROR.


I must tell you that this is not a printer issue, since printer does not have inbuilt fax capabilities....Actually you are trying to send fax from the computer using a Data Fax Modem. Printer just used for scanning and printing documents for fax...

1. Please check if your computer have Fax modem.
Look at the back of the system tower, if you see a phone jack port (probably two of them).

2. If yes then , you need to have a telephone cable directly from wall (not the ethernet cable coming from DSL modem), fax works on analog signals which is possible only from telehone line.

If your phone line is working, there is no chance the it will give you error again for NO Dial tone

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Problem connectine fax line to...


First of all what type of phone line r u using ....is it a normal phone leine or DSL....

IF u have a DSL...u need to have a splitter...
If u have normal phone line then connect it directly to printer in the line jack...and from Ext jack to phone...

Check if get on hook dail...ie..see if u can hear the dial tone...

Try sending a fax and if u get a msg "fax Complete " then its working

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Using lexmark 6150 can not fax using dsl


Also, if you have plugged in the fax line, make sure you have a "pot filter" inline with the dsl line. Sorry for butting in bw42....

May 09, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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HISSS on line; no dial-tone; no fax in or out


it sounds like you may not have any dial tone. the hiss [white noise] you are hearing is from the dsl modem.try plugging a regular corded phone into the jack to check for dial tone.if there is none,call your phone company.also try plugging the fax machine into another jack where you know there is dial tone.
good luck
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