successfully and use your PC modem. (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.) You will also need three additional phone cords. You can purchase a
parallel splitter and additional phone cords from an electronics store.
If your computer has two phone ports, see
with two phone
Set up your HP all-in-one to a computer with one phone port
This section describes how to set up your HP all-in-one with a PC modem if your
computer has only one phone port.
Back view of the HP all-in-one
1 Telephone wall jack
2 Phone cord connected to the "2-EXT" port
3 Parallel splitter
5 Computer with modem
6 Phone cord supplied in the box with your HP all-in-one connected to the "1-LINE" port
To set up your HP all-in-one to a computer with one phone port
Find the phone cord that connects from the back of your computer (your PC
modem) to a telephone wall jack. Disconnect the cord from the telephone wall jack
and plug it into the parallel splitter on the side with two phone ports.
Using another phone cord, connect one end to the port labeled "2-EXT" on the
back of your HP all-in-one. Connect the other end of the phone cord to the parallel
splitter on the side with the single phone port.
Using the phone cord supplied in the box with your HP all-in-one, connect one end
to your telephone wall jack, then connect the other end to the port labeled "1-LINE"
on the back of your HP all-in-one.
If you do not use the supplied cord to connect from the telephone
wall jack to your HP all-in-one, 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. If the supplied phone cord is too short, see
Set up your HP all-in-one to a computer
HP Photosmart 2600/2700 series all-in-one