Fax Settings - TR8620

Article ID: ART177522 | Date published: 09/15/2020 | Date last updated: 09/17/2020
 

Description

Learn about the various fax settings that can be adjusted on the PIXMA TR8620.

Solution

FAX settings

To access FAX settings:

  1. Make sure that the printer is powered on.

  2. From the HOME screen, select Setup icon Setup.

  3. Select Device settings Device settings.

  4. Select FAX settings.

You'll be able to adjust the following:

 Before changing the settings, you can confirm the current settings by printing USER'S DATA LIST.

 Learn about the different fax reports and lists you can print.



 

FAX user settings



 

Advanced FAX settings

  • Error reduction setting (VoIP)

    If you select Reduce, it may be possible to reduce the incidence of communication errors when connecting to internet line such as IP phone.

     When Reduce is selected, V.34 (Super G3) can not be used. Communication time generally becomes longer than when communicating with V.34 (super G3).

     This setting has priority even if you select 33600 bps for TX start speed or RX start speed.

  • Auto redial

    Enables/disables automatic redialing.

    If you select ON, you can specify the maximum number of redial attempts and the length of time the printer waits between redial attempts.

  • Dial tone detect

    Avoids mistransmission when reception and transmission occur at the same time.

    If you select ON, the printer transmits the fax after confirming the dial tone.

  • Pause time settings

    Sets the length of pause time for each when you enter "P" (pause).

  • TTI position

    Selects the position of the sender information (outside or inside the image area).

  • Remote RX

    Enables/disables remote reception.

    If you select ON, you can specify the remote reception ID.

     Learn more about remote reception.

  • Color transmission

    When faxing color documents using the ADF, selects whether to convert them into black & white data if the recipient's fax device does not support color faxing.

    If you select Disconnect, the printer does not send color documents when the recipient's fax device does not support color faxing.

  • RX image reduction

    Enables/disables automatic reduction of incoming faxes so that they fit in the selected paper.

    If you select ON, you can select the image reduction direction.

  • Adv. communication settings

    • ECM TX

      Selects whether to send faxes in Error Correction Mode (ECM).

    • ECM RX

      Selects whether to receive faxes in Error Correction Mode (ECM).

       Learn more about sending or receiving faxes in Error Correction Mode (ECM).

    • TX start speed

      Selects the fax transmission speed.

      The fax transmission start speed will be faster as the value is bigger.

      When the telephone line condition or connection is poor, selecting a lower transmission start speed may solve transmission problems.

    • RX start speed

      Selects the fax reception speed.

      The fax reception start speed will be faster as the value is bigger.

      When the telephone line condition or connection is poor, selecting a lower reception start speed may solve reception problems.



 

Auto print settings

  • Received documents

    Selects whether to print the received fax automatically when receiving a fax.

    If you select Do not print, the received fax is stored in the printer's memory.

     Learn more about what you can do if a document is stored in the printer's memory.

  • Activity report

    Selects whether to print the ACTIVITY REPORT automatically.

    If you select Print, the printer prints the ACTIVITY REPORT for the 20 histories of sent and received faxes automatically.

     Learn about manually printing this report.

  • TX report

    Selects whether to print the TX REPORT/ERROR TX REPORT automatically after sending a fax.

    If you want to print the report, select Print error only or Print for each TX.

    If you select Print error only or Print for each TX, you can specify the print setting that the first page of the fax is printed along with the report.

  • RX report

    Selects whether to print the RX REPORT automatically after receiving a fax.

    If you print the RX REPORT, select Print error only or Print for each RX.

  • Print when out of ink

    Sets whether to continue printing the received fax without storing it in the printer's memory when the ink has run out.

    However, part or all of the fax may not be printed since the ink has run out.



 



 

Security control

  • FAX number re-entry

    If you select ON, you can set the printer to send faxes after entering the number twice. By using this setting, you can avoid the mistransmission of faxes.

     Learn about preventing mistransmission of faxes.

  • Check RX FAX information

    If you select ON, the printer checks whether the recipient's fax device information matches the dialed number. If it matches the number, the printer starts to send faxes.

     Learn about preventing mistransmission of faxes.

  • Hook key setting

    If you select Enable, you can use the on hook dial function.

  • FAX reception reject

    If you select ON, the printer rejects the reception of faxes with no sender information or faxes from specific senders.

     Learn about rejecting fax reception.

  • Caller rejection

    If you subscribe to a Caller ID service, the printer detects the sender's Caller ID. If the sender's ID matches the condition specified in this setting, the printer rejects the phone call or fax reception from the sender.

    If you select Yes on the subscribing confirmation screen, you can specify the settings of rejection.

     Learn about using a Caller ID service to reject fax reception.

     Contact your telephone company to confirm whether it provides this service.



 

Easy setup

The printer must be set up depending on your telephone line and use of the faxing function. Follow the procedure according to the instructions on the touch screen.

If your product issue was not resolved after following the steps above, or if you require additional help, please create or log in to your Canon Account to see your technical support options.
 

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