There are two main methods for configuring MFP as a Fax. You can connect to a telephone line multifunction device or computer. First try the first option. It does not require purchasing additional equipment that will allow you to save money. Connect the multifunction printer to a phone line. It is better to use a splitter.
Connect the MFP to the computer and install all the required drivers. Better to use the disk provided with the device. If it is not present, open a browser and navigate to the official website of the manufacturer of the MFP. Scroll to the "Downloads" or "Drivers" and download the software, designed to work with this model of multifunction printer. Install the downloaded program.
Configure the working parameters of the MFP. Open its settings and navigate to "Fax Setup". Fill in the required fields. Be sure to include and disable the "error Correction". Configure the options for saving and copying pages. Save the settings and test the multi-function device.
If you use MFP in the office, and you have miniATS, then there may be some difficulties configuring the device. Try to update the software of the MFP. To do this, visit the official website of the manufacturer of this equipment. Download file-firmware and utility software to update the software.
Run the downloaded tool, select the desired MFP and specify the file. After the update is complete restart the MFP. Re-configure it. Remember that the old model of the multifunctional devices capable of simultaneously performing various tasks, such as receiving a Fax or scan third party documents.
Advice 2: How to connect Fax
As part of today's laptops is always present with a Fax modem. The setup procedure for Fax from a laptop running Windows XP is simple and understandable to every user. By default Fax service is not activated. In order to complete the installation, you need to perform some actions.
Select the folder "control Panel", go to the line "add or remove programs. You will see on the left panel that says "Installing Windows components". Select this option.
You will see a list of "Masters component" Windows. Select the icon "Fax Service". You will receive instruction "component Wizard", carefully read it and follow its points.
If the installation detected the Fax device, you will be creating a logical printer Fax in Printers and faxes. This means that from any application that supports printing, you can send a document to that printer. The document will be sent by Fax.
Make the setting. Open the folder "Printers and faxes". Now click with the left mouse button on the line printer faxes. A context menu will appear. Of commands, select the button "Properties". You will see five tabs.
The "General" tab reglamentary print quality, settings, and orientation of the printing sheet. It also contains the name of the Fax printer. The Access tab contains the setup to access the Fax printer.
In the tab "Tracking" order your display of a sequence of send and receive faxes. Select a sound notification about calls and file operations.
Open the "Archives" tab and find the location of data about incoming and outgoing faxes.
In the Devices tab locate your Fax device. Select "Properties". You will open a window with three tabs: "Sending", "Receiving", "Cleaning".
In the tab "Clearing" specify the settings for automatically deleting faxes from mistakes.
In the tab "Receive" specify the code of the called recipient. Select "Answer" calls in the situation manually. So you will have full control over answer all incoming Fax calls.
Can set the switch to Automatically after and then enter any number of calls. So the Fax will answer automatically after a specified number of calls.
Advice 3: How to set up a printer via usb
Modern printers and MFPs, as opposed to the old analogs adapted for connection to notebooks and other mobile computers. To configure printing devices it is necessary to use additional utilities or means of operating systems.
You will need
- - cable USB USB B;
- - the driver files.
Connect the printer to a landline or a mobile computer. To implement this process, you will need the cable of USB format-USB B. Turn on the computer and the printing device. Wait for the download equipment.
Install the drivers appropriate for this printer model. It is best to use a special program that allows you to change the settings of the printing device.
If after this process the printer was not recognized by the system, independently add new device. Open the start menu and navigate to control panel.
Click on the icon "Printers and other devices". In the new menu select the item "Printers and faxes". Now click with the left mouse button on the icon for your printer. In this case, you must follow the model name of the printing device. Go to "Installing devices".
In the first dialog menu, select the type of access to the printer. If you want to use this equipment only with this computer, select "Local printer". Click "Next".
In the next window select the port on which you connected the printer. It is important to note that you must specify only port type (USB), not to select a specific slot number. Wait some time until the device will be determined by the system.
Close the add printer wizard. Open the program that you have installed together with the drivers. Adjust the operating parameters of the printing device. To do this, select paint consumption, enable the desired modes of printing, and then specify the page orientation (portrait or landscape).
If you use a non-standard paper for printing, be sure to specify its type. This will improve the quality of the printer.