Setup Receive

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Setup Receive
Basic Receiving Operations
Select Your Receive Mode
There are four different receive modes for your machine.  You may choose the 
mode that best suits your needs by pressing the Mode button repeatedly until 
you have changed the FAX and FAX/TEL lights to the setting you want to use.
NOTE: The lighted indicators mean 
 = not selected 
 = is selected and lit.
*In FAX/TEL mode you must set the Ring Delay and F/T Ring Time. If you have 
extension phones on the line, set the Ring Delay to 4 rings.
Mode
Light
How it works
When to use it
FAX
(automatic 
receive)
The machine 
automatically answers 
every call as a fax.
For dedicated fax lines. 
You cannot receive a 
voice call but you can 
call out.
TAD
(External 
Telephone 
Answering 
Device)
The external TAD 
automatically answers 
every call. Voice 
messages are stored on 
the external TAD.  Fax 
messages are printed.
Use this mode if you 
have an answering 
machine on your phone 
line.
FAX/TEL*
(fax and 
telephone)
The machine controls 
the line and 
automatically answers 
every call.  If the call is 
a fax it will receive the 
fax.  If the call is not a 
fax it will ring (double-
ring) for you to pick up 
the call.
You cannot have an 
answering machine on 
the same line, even if it 
is on a separate jack on 
the same line. You 
cannot use the 
telephone company‚Äôs 
Voice Mail in this 
mode.
MANUAL
(manual 
receive)
You control the phone 
line and must answer 
every call yourself.
Use this mode when 
you are using a 
computer modem on 
the same line or if you 
receive very few fax 
messages. You can also 
use this mode with 
Distinctive Ring.
FAX
TAD
FAX/TEL
FAX
TAD
FAX/TEL
FAX
TAD
FAX/TEL
FAX
TAD
FAX/TEL