Setting Up Fax

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Re: Setting Up Fax

Post by southsound » Thu Jun 23, 2011 10:48 am

I'm not sure if it is the same on all Canon units but on my MFC-465CN the pause and the redial key are one in the same. It's right next to the number keypad.
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Re: Setting Up Fax

Post by Gerry810 » Thu Jun 23, 2011 11:04 am

I have the same setup on my MX340, but never paid any attention to it. Now I know what that darned button is there for. Just sent another sample fax to my wife's machine, and for the first time I got a "transmitted" message in the little window--rather than the printed out error message. Called my wife, and sure enough it arrived. VICTORY!!!

Cannot thank you, and all the other forum members who responded, for your help.

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Re: Setting Up Fax

Post by murphy » Thu Jun 23, 2011 11:50 am

Look at the legends for any and all keys. Usually one serves double duty to insert a pause.
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Re: Setting Up Fax

Post by EFlores » Thu Jun 23, 2011 4:19 pm

I have had my Ooma system for a few years now and have had problems with faxing since the beginning, I have tried everything until I saw a few posts saying that a DSL Filter would be the solution, so I decided to buy a $3 filter from to try it out, I connected it behind the Telo and plugged in the fax phone cord and tried it to see if I could finally send out faxes, and wallah! IT WORKED like a charm and continue to do so..... That was it, a DSL Filter did it for me.

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Re: Setting Up Fax

Post by thunderbird » Sat Jun 25, 2011 9:04 am

*98 - Use G711 Codec w/o Fax mode (This is the mode that some of the other VoIP providers use for their FAXing).
*99 - Data/Fax call (Mode that Ooma uses).

This morning, using an Ooma Telo, I was trying to fax to the HP FAX test number 1-888-473-2963.

When I dialed *99 pause 1-888-473-2963, my faxes failed to transmitt every time.

But when I dialed *98 pause 1-888-473-2963, the FAX went through every time.

Within Five minutes a return fax will come back from the HP FAX test number 1-888-473-2963, to test the return side of your FAX.

Test FAXing using *98 to send a FAX and see if it works for you.

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