Connecting the all-in-one to a phone line (HP LaserJet 3050/3055
To connect the all-in-one to a jack that controls two telephone lines
Use these steps to connect the all-in-one to a single or split telephone jack if you have a dedicated
line for fax calls and a separate line for voice calls.
If a telephone cord is plugged into the telephone jack, unplug the cord and set it aside.
If you do not have a telephone jack that has a built-in splitter, plug an external Line1/Line2
splitter (not included with the HP LaserJet all-in-one) into the telephone jack.
Two different kinds of splitters are available: Parallel splitters (also called “T”
splitters) provide two telephone-line outlets for a jack that controls a single telephone
number; Line1/Line2 splitters provide two telephone-line outlets for a jack that controls
two unique telephone numbers.
Not all splitters are compatible with the all-in-one, and not all regions/countries
support the use of splitters.
Locate the fax ports on the back of the all-in-one.
Take the fax cord that is included with the all-in-one and plug one end of it into the all-in-one
"line" port (the port that is marked with a
You must use the fax cord that came with the all-in-one in order to ensure that
the all-in-one functions correctly.
Plug the other end of the fax cord into the jack, on the fax side of the splitter.
Chapter 6 Fax
If you do not know which side of the splitter is for the fax number, connect a
telephone to one splitter jack and dial the fax number. If you get a busy signal, the telephone
is connected to the fax side of the splitter. If you get a ringing signal, the telephone is
connected to the telephone side of the splitter.
If you want to connect additional devices (such as a telephone, an answering machine, or a caller-ID
box) to the telephone line, see
Connecting additional devices
If you do not want to connect any additional devices, see
Specifying the fax settings