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I have a duo line phone for officce an fax scx 4521f and have set the fax to drpd mode as per 7.7 the fax wen receiving phone calls on the phone line the fax takes over and cuts the call off when making calls out it works perfect.

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  • Anonymous Sep 16, 2008

    I have the problem in receiving fax, the fax answers even if the other phone line rings, the fax on my SCX 4251 f is unable to recognize the ringing pattern of my phone line. I have spoken with the Samsung customer care and they are unable to resolve this problem.

  • WuIsMe Dec 08, 2008

    Exactly the same problem here. The fax always cuts in 5 mins after receiving a phone call, no probs with outbound calls.

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Not sure if this is related, but I have a duo line and when someone calls us on the phone line, within a short period of time, the fax modem kicks in and the only way to get rid of the annoyoing noise is to turn the printer off. I contacted Samsung and they said it sounded like a known problem and sent me instructions for a firmware update. I can send same if you require.

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Having spoke to samsung it person unable to recitfy returned fax to harvey norman for credit

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How do I use use a distinctive ring to separate the incoming fax from the incoming normal calls I want to direct to the answering machine. I am from S. Africa. I am using an all in one Samsung SCX-4521F. I...


Firstly, you will need to get a 2nd ringtone from your phone provider. Most of them will provide a designated "fax ring" (not a new number) for little or no cost.

In DRPD mode, you can receive a call using the Distinctive Ring Pattern Detection (DRPD) feature. “Distinctive Ring” is a telephone company service which enables a user to use a single telephone line to answer several different services.

Using the Distinctive Ring Pattern Detection feature, your fax machine can “learn” the ring pattern you designate to be answered by the fax machine. Unless you change it, this ringing pattern will continue to be recognized and answered as a fax call, and all other ringing patterns will be forwarded to the
extension telephone or answering machine plugged into the EXT. jack. You can easily suspend or change Distinctive Ring
Pattern Detection at any time.

Before using the Distinctive Ring Pattern Detection option, Distinctive Ring service must be installed on your telephone line by the telephone company. To set up Distinctive Ring Pattern Detection, you will need access to another telephone or someone available to dial your fax number from outside (a cell phone will do!).

To set up the DRPD mode:

1 Press Menu until “Fax Setup” appears on the top line of the display.
2 Press the scroll button ( or ) until you see “Receive Mode” on the bottom line and press Enter.
3 Press the scroll button ( or ) until you see “DRPD Mode” on the bottom line and press Enter.
4 When “Set” displays on the bottom line, press Enter.
“Waiting Ring” appears on the display.
5 Call your fax number from another telephone. It is not necessary to place the call from a fax machine.
6 When your machine begins to ring, do not answer the call.
The machine requires several rings to learn the pattern.
When the machine completes learning, the LCD displays “End DRPD Setup”.
If the DRPD setup fails, “DRPD Ring Error” appears. Press Enter when “DRPD Mode” displays and retry from step 3.
7 To return to Standby mode, press Stop/Clear.
When the DRPD feature is set up, the DRPD option is available in the Receive Mode menu.

To receive faxes in the DRPD mode,
you need to set the menu to DRPD;

NOTES:
• DRPD must be set up again if you re-assign your fax number, or connect the machine to another telephone line.

• After DRPD has been set up, call your fax number again to verify that the machine answers with a fax tone. Then have
a call placed to a different number assigned to that same line to be sure the call is forwarded to the extension telephone or answering machine plugged into the EXT. jack.

• In Tel mode, you can receive a fax by picking up the handset of the extension phone and then pressing the remote receive code Alternatively, you can press On Hook
Dial
(you can hear a fax tone from the remote machine) and then press Start on the control panel of your machine.
• In the Fax mode, the machine answers an
incoming call and immediately goes into fax
reception mode.
• In Ans/Fax mode, the answering machine answers an incoming call, and the caller can leave a message on the answering machine. If the fax machine senses a fax tone on the line, the call automatically switches to Fax mode.
• In DRPD mode, you can receive a call using the Distinctive Ring Pattern Detection (DRPD) feature. This option is available only when you set up the DRPD Mode.

The full user manual for your machine is located here

Hope that is of help to you :)

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Samsung SCX 4521F: Incoming faxes 'receiving' but fail to print


Has the main board been changed??if yes the liu board(modem) board needs replacing.

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Fax received goes directly into memory of the machine my mchine is samsung SCX 4521F


Good day Sir,
If you don't want other people to view your received documents, you can use Secure Receiving mode. In this mode, all of the received faxes are stored in the memory.
To turn Secure Receiving mode OFF:
  1. Press menu until "Advance Fax" appears on the top line of the display.
  2. Press the scroll button < or > until "Secure Receive" appears on the button line and press Enter.
  3. Press the scroll button < or > to display 'Off" on the bottom line and press Enter.
  4. Enter the 4-digit password and press Enter.
The mode is deactivated and the machine prints all faxes stored in memory.

5. To return to standby mode, press Stop/Clear.

Have a nice Day and God bless.



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Connected a phone to SCX 4521f and want to change the amount of rings before going into automatic fax receiving mode


press menu 5 times you get on screen is "fax setup" press right arrow key to select "ring to answer" pressn enter and then select ring 1-7

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Canon MP530 receive fax issues


Receive Mode Settings Select from the following receive mode options to suit your needs. Once you've decided on which receive mode to use, follow the below instructions to set the receive mode using the operation panel. Receive Mode Setting
  1. Press the <FAX> button to enter Fax mode.
  2. Press <Menu>.
  3. Press the right or left arrow button to select [Receive mode settings], then press the <OK> button.
  4. Press the up or down arrow to select the receive mode that best suits your needs, then press <OK>.

Types of receive mode
Select the receive mode according to your needs.
Receive mode
Purpose
FAX/TEL AUTO SW When you want to receive faxes automatically as well as voice calls. FAX ONLY MODE When you want to receive only faxes automatically with your machine, or have a dedicated telephone line for FAX use only. DRPD When you have subscribed to a DRPD service with your telephone company. MANUAL MODE When you receive mainly voice calls and sometimes faxes, or want to receive faxes manually. ANS.MACHINE MODE When you want to receive voice messages on your answering machine and receive faxes automatically. FAX/TEL auto switch
FAX :
The machine does not ring but will receive the fax automatically. Voice call :
The phone attached to the machine will ring. Pick up the handset to answer the call. Note:
  • Ring start timing and Telephone ring length can be specified in FAX/TEL auto switch in the Receive mode settings.
  • If you want the telephone to ring when it receives a fax, connect a telephone to your machine and enable the Incoming ring settings in RX settings.
  • The phone attached to the machine may not ring depending on the telephone type you are using.

FAX only
FAX * :
The telephone does not ring. The machine will receive the fax automatically. Voice call :
You will not be able to answer the call. * If you want the telephone to ring, connect the telephone to your machine and enable the Incoming ring settings in RX settings menu.


DRPD
FAX :
Your telephone line will ring according to the ring pattern you have chosen and receive the fax automatically. Voice call :
Your telephone line will ring according to the ring pattern you have chosen. Pick up the handset to answer the call. Note: Specify the FAX pattern in the DRPD: Set FAX ring pat. in RX settings menu.

Manual RX
FAX :
The telephone attached to the machine will ring. Pick up the handset and if you hear a beep tone, press the <Color> or <Black> button on the machine to receive the fax. Voice call :
The telephone attached to the machine will ring. Pick up the handset to answer the call. Note: If you are far from your machine, you can use the remote receiving function to receive faxes. Pick up the handset of the telephone connected to the machine and press 25 (the remote receiving ID).

Ans. machine connect
FAX :
First the answering machine connected to your machine will respond to an incoming call, and then the machine will receive faxes automatically. Voice call :
The answering machine connected to your machine will respond to an incoming call. Note:
  • Set the answering machine to answer on the first or second ring.
  • The entire message should be no longer than 15

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Phone line gets busy tone while recieving fax in DRPD mode


As I understand it, this is as it should be. You have two different numbers sharing the same physical line and only one can be active at any one time, so if you are using the phone and someone tries to fax, the fax line will be engaged and similarly, if you are sending a fax and someone tries to ring on your phone line, it will be engaged.

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I had the same problem! You have to set your fax machine option to DRPD mode. Menu, to Fax setup, to DRPD mode, press ENTER, ENTER again, it should say waiting ring, you then have to call your fax line. Back to Fax Setup, Recieve Mode, press DRPD mode. This way your machine well distinguish a different ring for your fax.

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YOU ACTUALLY NEED TO USE DRPD MODE WHICH IS IN FAAX SETUP  AND SET IT TO THE TYPE OF RING PATTERN YOU HAVE ON YR RINGMASTER SYSTEM.

IT WILLL START DETECTING THE RIGHT TYPE OF RINGPATTERN FOR FAX MODE ..

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