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Can i send a fax using a broadband phone line?

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No, fax machines are ANALOG devices and will only work on POTS (Plain Old Telephone System)

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Sounds like you may have a noisy phone line, incorrectly set transmission level or no filters installed if using broadband adsl service, also pick up phone is it free of any background noise or crackles? (tel phone company or cable problem if noisy)

 

In australia there is a service for test fax level across phone line called FOLDS (Fax online diag service) maybe your carrier have one too so you can test?

 

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