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Fri, Apr 17, 2020 3:00 PM

Connecting HP4650 all-in-one printer /copy/scan/FAX to XB6 modem

I have connected a 2-wire phone cord to my HP Officejet 4650 all-in-one in the #2 line socket. I have an Xfinity XB6-T internet modem with 2 line sockets , #1 is the phone line coming in, amd the #2 is empty. Can the #2 socket  on the XB6-T be used for the fax line, directly connected to the 4650?

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CCAndrew

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1 y ago

Yes, you will need to activate a second line(phone number).

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I do not have a second #(can't afford), but I have a special ringtone for incoming faxes. The modem I use is an xfinity CGM4140COM, and my Printer/fax is compatable. To connect the 4650 to the modem , should I plug in the 2-wire cord into the modem's #2 port?

CCAndrew

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1 y ago

Again, no, there’s no live phone connection there without a second line.. If you need to fax something hook it up to the modem’s line one when you need it, since you don’t want a second line

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