Case B: Set up the printer with DSL
If you have a DSL service through your telephone company, and do not connect any equipment to
the printer, use the instructions in this section to connect a DSL filter between the telephone wall jack
and the printer. The DSL filter removes the digital signal that can interfere with the printer, so the
printer can communicate correctly with the phone line. (DSL might be called ADSL in your country/
NOTE: If you have a DSL line and you do not connect the DSL filter, you cannot send and receive
faxes with the printer.
Set up faxing (parallel phone systems) 185
Figure B-2 Back view of the printer
Telephone wall jack
DSL (or ADSL) filter and cord supplied by your DSL provider
Use the phone cord supplied in the box with the printer to connect to the 1-LINE port.
You might need to connect the supplied phone cord to the adapter provided for your country/
To set up the printer with DSL
Obtain a DSL filter from your DSL provider.
Using the phone cord supplied in the box with the printer, connect one end to the open port on
the DSL filter, and then connect the other end to the port labeled 1-LINE on the back of the
NOTE: You might need to connect the supplied phone cord to the adapter provided for your
If you do not use the supplied cord to connect from the DSL filter to the printer, you might not be
able to fax successfully. This special phone cord is different from the phone cords you might
already have in your home or office.
As only one phone cord is supplied, you might need to obtain additional phone cords for this
Connect an additional phone cord from the DSL filter to the telephone wall jack.
Run a fax test.
If you encounter problems setting up the printer with optional equipment, contact your local service
provider or vendor for further assistance.