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Lexmark MX711

Adjusting the fax tone volume to low or off

Overview

Turning “Quiet Mode” On significantly reduces acoustics produced when the machine performs a printing job, and this includes the fax tone. However, enabling quiet mode also sets the printer to half-speed, increases component wear, and may result in some xref_SO8157_xref To avoid these possible issues, Lexmark recommends adjusting the fax tone volume only through the printer’s Fax Settings menu.

Solution

Adjusting the fax tone volume

  1. Turn OFF Quiet Mode if it was turned ON.

    1. Press Menus button at the lower right-hand corner of the control panel.

    2. Open Menus > Settings > General Settings.

    3. Scroll down and select Quiet Mode.

    4. Select Off and press ?.

  2. Adjust the fax tone volume.

    1. Press Menus button at the lower right-hand corner of the control panel.

    2. Open Menus > Settings > Fax Settings > Analog Fax Setup.

    3. Scroll downand select Speaker Settings.

    4. Determine your preferred settings:

ToAffects Send/ReceiveSet Speaker Mode setting toSet Ringer Volume setting to

Turn OFF all fax tones

Send and receive

Always Off

Off

Reduce the occurrence and audible level of fax tones

Send and receive

On until connected

On with Speaker Volume set to Low

Off if you do not require audible notification of an incoming fax.

Speaker and ringer settings explained

Speaker Mode = Fax sounds (sending fax)

SettingEffect

Always Off

No sound when sending a fax

On until Connected

Fax sound heard until shortly after fax transmission begins

Always On

Fax sound heard throughout the duration of the fax job

For example, you will hear a dial tone, ringing, people answering if wrong number, fax machines establishing connection and actual fax transmission sounds.

Ringer Volume = Ringing volume (receiving fax)

SettingEffect

Off

Disables ringer, hence, recipient will not be notified of incoming fax

On

Loud ringing until fax transmission begins

For example, you will hear rings until a successful connection is established.

Speaker Volume = Speaker settings (sending fax)

SettingEffect

Low

Semi-loud fax sound level

High

Loud fax sound level

Note:  Requires that speaker mode not be turned off.

LEGACY ID: HO4070

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