RJ-45 to RJ-11

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 Question by wey gud posted 23 Feb 2005
 RJ-45 to RJ-11
I want to use my office phone line to send out faxes. I am not interested in using the line to receive faxes as I have an outside fax service.

My phone line has an 8 pin plug (I believe its an RJ-45). The fax machine has an RJ-11 outlet. Is there a an adapter that I can plug into the RJ-45 outlet and allows me to plug in my existing phone line (RJ-45) and the fax line (RJ-11) into the adapter? I am looking for a product that is similar to the RJ-14 to RJ-11 converter that has three jacks for (Line 1+2, Line 1 & Line 2).

If there is no such product, is there an adapter that allows me to unplug the phone line (RJ45) and plug in the fax line (RJ-11) into the existing RJ-45 plug so that I can send my fax?

 Answer by Joseph Golan posted 14 Mar 2005
Dear wey ,

Your office phone is most likely part of a system and also may be of the digital type while FAX machines are analog type. These two would not be compatable

Joseph Golan, RCDD

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