Receiving a fax using DRPD mode

Article ID: ART155913 | Date published: 06/09/2015 | Date last updated: 01/20/2016


Receiving a fax using DRPD mode.


Receiving a fax using DRPD MODE (Distinctive Ring Pattern Detection)

Choose this mode if:

  • you only have one telephone line for fax and telephone use.
  • you want to receive faxes automatically as well as voice calls.

  • you have subscribed to a DRPD (Distinctive Ring Pattern Detection) service with your telephone company. This service assigns two or more telephone numbers with distinctive ring patterns to a single telephone line, allowing you to have a fax number(s) and a telephone number(s) using only one telephone line. Your machine will automatically monitor incoming calls and based on the ring pattern, will let you know if the call is a fax or voice call. Contact your telephone company for more information on this service.

You will need to:

  • subscribe to a DRP service offered by some telephone companies.
  • connect the handset to your machine.

  • When you receive a fax call: The machine will ring according to the ring pattern you have chosen and receive the fax automatically.

  • When you receive a voice call: The machine will ring according to the ring pattern you have chosen. Pick up the handset to answer the call.


Your telephone company will assign a distinctive ring pattern to each number when you order the DRP service.

  1. Press <Function>.
  2. Press <Data Registration>.

  3. Press <Set>.

  4. Use or to select [RX SETTINGS].

  5. Press <Set>.

  6. Use or to select [RX MODE].

  7. Press <Set>.

  8. Use or to select [DRPD MODE].

  9. Press <Set>.

  10. Press <Set>.

  11. Use or to select the type of ring pattern that your telephone company assigned to your fax number.
  • You can select from the following:





  1. Press <Set>.
  2. Press <Stop/Reset> to return to standby mode.



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