Operation from extension
If you answer a fax call on an extension or an
external telephone plugged into the correct
socket on the machine, you can make your
machine take the call by using the Remote
Activation Code. When you press the Remote
Activation Code l 5 1, the machine starts to
receive the fax.
If the machine answers a voice call and
pseudo/double-rings for you to take over, use
the Remote Deactivation Code # 5 1 to take
the call at an extension telephone. (See F/T
Ring Time (Fax/Tel mode only) on page 32.)
If you answer a call and no one is on
You should assume that you're receiving a
Press l 5 1 and wait for the chirp or until the
LCD shows Receiving, and then hang up.
You can also use the Fax Detect feature to
make your machine automatically take the
call. (See Fax Detect on page 33. )
Using a cordless external
Once the base unit of the cordless telephone
has been connected to the same telephone
line as the machine (see External and
extension telephones on page 39), it is easier
to answer calls during the Ring Delay if you
carry the cordless handset around with you.
If you let the machine answer first, you will
have to go to the machine so you can press
Hook to send the call to the cordless handset.
Using remote codes
Remote Activation Code
If you answer a fax call on an extension or
external telephone, you can tell your machine
to receive it by dialling the Remote Activation
Code l 5 1. Wait for the chirping sounds then
replace the handset. See Fax
Detect on page 33. Your caller will have to
press Start to send the fax.
Remote Deactivation Code
If you receive a voice call and the machine is
in F/T mode, it will start to sound the F/T
(double) ring after the initial ring delay. If you
pick up the call on an extension telephone
you can turn the F/T ring off by pressing # 5 1
(make sure you press this between the rings).