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TDA ringing is controlled by ICD groups. If the fax is part of the system (an extension) then you need to set up an ICD group (like #2) that puts the fax extension in it and rings only the fax. If your fax is external to the phone system but you still want to use the fax line, then you take the incoming CO out of any ring group at all (leave the column blank). All of this requires installer access or a really good read on the PTPM manual.
In the alarm system there was a jack called an RJ31X. This jack is suposed to have the line run from the teleco interface to it and then back out to the rest of the house(except for DSL, it stays ir front of the alarm jack). When the alarm jack was cut out the line bridge was eliminated. To make the line active find the wire that went to the alarm jack and and connect the red wire to the yellow wire and the green wire to the black wire. that should pass the line through to the remainder of the jacks in the house.
You can buy a 2 line phone, but to use the fax/dsl line for voice, you will also need a line sharing device.
"The stick" is a good brand....
All it does is recognize if an incoming call is a fax or a voice call. If fax it would go to a fax port on the stick. If voice, it comes out the voice port which you can call on.
The same rules apply to this line....if something is using it, the next call will get busy......But now you could have the phone company "Hunt" your line 1 to line 2 (fax/dsl) if line 1 is busy.......hence...2 incoming 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 ...
Make sure you have filters on the lines between your DSL and your phones. Use the line out from the back of your modem to split to your phones if you don't have any filters. You may have to take line 2 from the back of the DSL modem to send to all of the phones. This is usually a filtered source and should isolate your phones from the DSL. Put the filter on any other devices that are sharing line 2 too, fax, computer, credit card machine etc.
No, it's the same. You install a low-pass filter that is supplied in the kit between the outlet and the CO trunk on phone system. If you don't you may hear a high pitched whine on the line from the DSL carrier.
The jack in the phone system is an RJ-14, so if you have more than one line, remember that the second pair may not be passed through the filter. Also read the face of the filter to see which is line and which is phone side. It's easy to reverse them.