Change the fax resolution and lighter/darker settings
You can change the
settings for documents that
you are faxing.
Change the fax resolution
setting affects the transmission speed and quality of faxed black-
and-white documents. The HP all-in-one sends faxes at the highest resolution
supported by the receiving fax machine. You can only change the resolution for faxes
that you are sending in black and white. All color faxes will be sent using
resolution. The following resolution settings are available:
: provides high-quality text suitable for faxing most documents. This is the
: provides the best quality fax when you are faxing documents with very
fine detail. If you choose
, be aware that the faxing process takes
longer to complete and you can only send black-and-white faxes using this
resolution. If you send a color fax, it will be sent using
: provides the best quality fax when sending photographs. If you choose
, be aware that the faxing process takes longer to complete. When faxing
photographs, we recommend that you choose
: provides the fastest possible fax transmission with the lowest quality.
This setting returns to the default setting after the job has been completed, unless you
set your changes as the default. For information, see
Set new default settings
To change the resolution from the control panel
Load your originals face up in the document feeder tray with the top of the page
on the left.
Enter the fax number by using the keypad, press a one-touch speed dial button,
until the appropriate speed-dial entry appears.
In the Fax area, press
Press to select a resolution setting.
Start Fax Black
If you press
Start Fax Color
, the fax will be sent using the
Your fax is sent with the
setting you selected. If you want to send
all faxes with this setting, change it to the default. For more information, see
new default settings