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