Shared voice/fax with computer DSL/ADSL modem
Use these instructions if your computer has a DSL/ADSL modem
Telephone wall jack
Phone cord supplied with the device
You might need to connect the supplied phone cord to the adapter
provided for your country/region.
NOTE: You will need to purchase a parallel splitter. A parallel splitter has one RJ-11 port on
the front and two RJ-11 ports on the back. Do not use a 2–line phone splitter, a serial splitter,
or a parallel splitter which has two RJ-11 ports on the front and a plug on the back.
Additional fax setup
To set up the device with a computer DSL/ADSL modem
1. Obtain a DSL filter from your DSL provider.
NOTE: Phones in other parts of the home/office sharing the same phone number with DSL
service will need to be connected to additional DSL filters, otherwise you will experience
noise when making voice calls.
2. Using the phone cord supplied in the box with the devices, connect one end to the DSL filter,
then connect the other end to the port labeled 1-LINE on the back of the device.
NOTE: You might need to connect the supplied phone cord to the adapter provided for
If you do not use the supplied cord to connect from the DSL filter to the device, you might
not be able to fax successfully. This special phone cord is different from phone cords you
might already have in your home or office.
3. If you have a parallel-type phone system, remove the white plug from the port labeled 2-EXT on
the back of the device, and then connect a phone to this port.
4. Connect the DSL filter to the parallel splitter.
5. Connect the DSL modem to the parallel splitter.
6. Connect the parallel splitter to the wall jack.
7. Run a fax test.
When the phone rings, the device automatically answers after the number of rings you set in the
Rings to Answer setting. The device begins emitting fax reception tones to the sending fax machine
and receives the fax.
If you encounter problems setting up the device with optional equipment, contact your local service
provider or vendor for further assistance.