To connect additional devices to the HP LaserJet 3050/3055 all-in-
Connect additional devices in the order that is described in the following steps. The output port for
each device is connected to the input port of the next, forming a "chain". If you do not want to
connect a specified device, skip the step that explains it and continue to the next device.
Do not connect more than three devices to the telephone line.
Unplug the power cords for all of the devices that you want to connect.
If you have not yet connected your all-in-one to a telephone line, see
Connecting the all-in-one
to a phone line (HP LaserJet 3050/3055 all-in-one)
before proceeding. The all-in-one should
already be connected to a telephone jack.
Locate the fax ports on the back of the all-in-one.
Remove the plastic insert from the "telephone" port (the port that is marked with a telephone
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To connect an internal or external modem on a computer, plug one end of a telephone cord into
the all-in-one “telephone” port (the port that is marked with a telephone icon). Plug the other end
of the cord into the modem “line” port.
Some modems have a second “line” port to connect to a dedicated voice line. If
you have two “line” ports, see your modem documentation to make sure that you connect
to the correct “line” port.
To connect a caller-ID box, plug a telephone cord into the previous device’s “telephone” port.
Plug the other end of the telephone cord into the caller-D box “line” port.
To connect an answering machine, plug a telephone cord into the previous device’s “telephone”
port. Plug the other end of the telephone cord into the answering machine “line” port.
Connecting additional devices
To connect a telephone, plug a telephone cord into the previous device’s “telephone” port. Plug
the other end of the telephone cord into the telephone “line” port.
After you have finished connecting additional devices, plug all of the devices into their power
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