HP LaserJet 3030 All in One Printer - Glossary

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Automatic document feeder. The ADF is used to automatically feed originals

into the device for copying, scanning, or faxing.


A designation given to HP devices that can perform several functions, such

as printing, faxing, copying, and scanning.

comma (,)

A comma in a fax dial sequence indicates that the device wll pause at that

point in the dialing sequence.


The difference between the dark and light areas of an image. The lower the

number value, the more closely the shades resemble each other. The higher

the number, the more the shades appear separate from each other.

dedicated line

A single telephone line that is used exclusively for either voice calls or fax


distinctive ring

A service offered by some telephone companies in some regions/countries

that allows two or three phone numbers to be set up on the same telephone

line. Each phone number has a different ring pattern, and the fax machine

can be configured to recognize the distinctive ring of the fax number.

dots per inch (dpi)

A measurement of resolution that is used for scanning and printing.

Generally, more dots per inch result in a higher resolution, more visible

detail in the image, and a larger file size.


Digital subscriber line, a technology that enables a high-speed, direct

connection to the Internet through telephone lines.


An abbreviation of facsimile. The electronic encoding of a printed page and

the transmission of the electronic page over a telephone line. The device

software can send items to electronic fax programs, which require a modem

and fax software.

fax functions

Fax-related tasks that are done from the control panel or software that affect

only the current job, or are done only once once before returning to the

Ready state, such as clearing memory. These functions are in their own

section in the control panel menu.




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fax settings

Fax-related items that, when set or changed, continue to use the choice

made until changed again. An example would be the number of times set for

the device to redial a busy number. These settings are in their own section

of the control panel menu.

HP Director toolbar

Available for Macintosh only. A software screen that is used when working

with documents. When the document is loaded into the automatic document

feeder (ADF) and the computer is connected directly to the device, the HP

Director appears on the computer screen to initiate faxing, copying, or



Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN) is a suite of internationally

adopted standards for end-to-end digital communication over the public

telephone network.

private branch exchange (PBX)

A small telephone switching system that typically is used by large

businesses or universities to connect all telephone extensions within the

organization. A PBX also connects to the public switched telephone network

(PSTN) and may be either manual or dial, depending on the method used

by extensions to place incoming or outgoing calls. Normally, the equipment

is owned by the customer rather than leased from the telephone company.

public switched telephone network (PSTN)

The worldwide dial-up telephone network or a portion of that network. Users

are assigned unique phone numbers, which allow them to connect to the

PSTN through local telephone exchange companies. Often, this phrase is

used when referring to data or other non-telephone services carried over a

path initially established using normal telephone signaling and ordinary

switched long-distance telephone circuits.


The sharpness of an image, measured in dots per inch (dpi). The higher the

dpi, the greater the resolution.

shared line

A single telephone line that is used for both voice and fax calls.


The Toolbox is a Web page that opens in a Web browser and provides

access to the device management and troubleshooting tools, embedded

Web server, and device documentation.