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Honor Student
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Member Since: ‎04-12-2014
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Connect 7520 Fax to phone line

I am having trouble with connecting my HP all in one fax/printer.  I have an DSL line and have a fail message on using the wrong kind of phone line.  Currently I have a 4 pin copper cord from dsl jack to a female splitter with 1 side going to my dsl modum and 1 side going to my fax connection.  In addtion, the 2 pin cord provided with printer is not long enough to reach the printer.  My error codes are:


Fax hardware test =  pass

Fax connection to active phone line = pass

Phone cord connect to correct port on fax = pass

Using correct type of phone cord with fax = fail


Thank you for any suggestions!

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HP Support Agent
Posts: 7,164
Member Since: ‎09-03-2013
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Re: Connect 7520 Fax to phone line

Hi tracyW,


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Sorry to hear that you are having issue with the fax set up.  I see that you stated that you are using the 4-copper connector  cable and that the one that came with the printer is not long enough.  I do apologize but you will need to use the other cable or if this is NOT an option for you, then you can go to a local computer store and purchase a longer cord. Please be sure to tell the sales associate that it is specifically for faxing and it has to be the 2-copper connector cable.


I am sorry for the inconvenience but unfortunately HP provides the one size of cable for the fax and that is it.


Thank you for your time.

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