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2 fax machines on 1 line

I have 2 fax machine sharing 1 line. When faxing from fax machine#1, it is received on fax machine #2 and visa versa. What can I do to eliminate this problem?

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A "barge-in protection" device obviates the need to shut down one fax machine at a time; basically, the device locks out any other devices from accessing the line after the first device goes online. So, if you're sending a fax, or if you're receiving a fax, the second machine can't "barge in." Google "barge-in protection" for product hits.

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Once you place your both fax machine on same line you will keep getting this issue. Fax machine is waiting for a fax ring signal that your other machine is sending. Shut down one machine when faxing or connect your alt fax machine to a different number this way you can send faxes when need to.

Posted on Jun 09, 2009

  • Charlene Wittman Jul 25, 2013

    This explains 'why' I have the problem but it doesn't address how to get rid of the busy signal. I unplugged both units but can't stop the busy signal!!

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