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My fax is sending ECM - Send Error

My Fax is not sending documents. It receives but does not send out. Could you please help?

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  • msalloys Jan 26, 2009

    most of my out going faxs get mode: ECM result : Send Error

  • Anonymous Feb 06, 2009

    My faxes do not go out and I have G3 error message.

  • neil97 Feb 12, 2009

    I have the same problem on two machines. Does anyone have a solution?

  • Anonymous May 05, 2009

    I have the same problems. Using Comcast digital phone.

  • Leroy Elliott
    Leroy Elliott May 11, 2010

    Do you have a DIGITAL phone system such as DSL or Vonage?

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I try sending a fax then the paper goes through it makes a loud beep and the message says theres been an error try again this happens all the time no matter who I fax. then it prints out error confirmation stating Mode G3 send error

Posted on Dec 12, 2008

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SOURCE: My fax machine will send faxes but not receive them. I have made sure it is plugged in and connected but no faxes will come through. Please Help!

If you have an answering machine, have it answer at three rings. Have the fax answer at five rings. Let the answer machine go thru it's cycle, and see if the fax picks up.

Posted on Apr 27, 2009

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SOURCE: We have a HP 1050 fax machine. Usually when we

this is just the transition speed and line condition and you dont have to worry about it , the machine will give you an error code if the faxes dont go through alturnativly contact the reciever of the fax to check that they have recieved it

G3 means poor line condition

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ECM error message


Noise in the phone line, or low signal strength during fax transmission can result in fax failures. Noise or poor signal strength can cause a partial or complete loss of fax information during transmission. When Error Correction Mode (ECM) is on, the receiving fax machine checks the fax information for errors during reception. If the receiving fax machine detects an error, the receiving fax requests that the sending fax resend the information. Resending all or part of the information can make transmission times longer, but helps improve the quality of the received fax.
If the phone line quality or signal strength is extremely poor, sending a fax can fail. Turning off ECM can improve the ability of the product to send a fax successfully when the phone line quality is poor. However, the image quality of the received fax might be poor.
If ECM must be off to send faxes successfully, have the telephone service provider check the phone line quality. For an HP Fax, turning off ECM from the control panel does not necessarily mean that fax transmission will not use ECM. Fax products use ECM as follows.
  • All faxes sent in color use ECM.
  • All faxes sent at the highest transmission speed use ECM.
  • The ECM setting affects only sent faxes, not received faxes.
Enabling or disabling Error correction mode (ECM)
  1. On the product control panel, press the Menu button (c01743394.gif ).
  2. Use the arrow buttons (c01073166.jpg ) to select Basic Fax , and then press the OK button (c01335940.jpg ).
  3. Use the arrow buttons (c01073166.jpg ) to select ECM Mode , and then press the OK button (c01335940.jpg ).
  4. Use the arrow buttons (c01073166.jpg ) to select On or Off , and then press the OK button (c01335940.jpg ) to confirm the setting.
  5. Press the Back button (c01496476.gif ) twice to return to the main screen.

Mar 06, 2014 | HEWLETT-PACKARD HP 2140 Fax

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HP All-In-One can send but cannot receive fax or can receive but cannot send


One of the most common problems with HP All-in-One Printers is that they can send out fax but cannot receive or they can receive fax but cannot send. Now, what more could possibly be the problem if you are sure that your connection cables are correct and properly setup? Well, most people don't know that this is more often than not, caused by the ECM feature of the fax.

ECM or Error Correction Mode is used by fax machines during transmission. This feature is used to eliminate transmission problems especially when you have a "dirty" or noisy telephone line or a very poor signal can result to fax failures. ECM mode, when is turned ON is supposed to check for errors and glitches and is supposed to make the reception or transmission of faxes come out successfully.

However, for some reasons, the ECM mode is not supposed to be performing well with its feature. Especially if the user has a problem with the telephone line, the more that they cannot receive or transmit a fax. It is then recommended that your HP All-In-One printer's ECM fax settings be turned OFF. To do this, follow the steps below:

1. On your printers front control panel, press the button with the wrench symbol; this is the Setup button.
2. Press the right > or left < arrow until you see Advanced Fax Setup then press OK.
3. Press the right > or left < arrow until you see Error Correction Mode; again press OK.
4. Press the right > or left < arrow until to select Error Correction Mode OFF. Press OK to confirm.

That's it! You may now try to send out a fax or ask a friend to send you one.

on Mar 07, 2010 | Office Equipment & Supplies

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HP All-In-One can send but cannot receive fax or can receive but cannot send


One of the most common problems with HP All-in-One Printers is that they can send out fax but cannot receive or they can receive fax but cannot send. Now, what more could possibly be the problem if you are sure that your connection cables are correct and properly setup? Well, most people don't know that this is more often than not, caused by the ECM feature of the fax.

ECM or Error Correction Mode is used by fax machines during transmission. This feature is used to eliminate transmission problems especially when you have a "dirty" or noisy telephone line or a very poor signal can result to fax failures. ECM mode, when is turned ON is supposed to check for errors and glitches and is supposed to make the reception or transmission of faxes come out successfully.

However, for some reasons, the ECM mode is not supposed to be performing well with its feature. Especially if the user has a problem with the telephone line, the more that they cannot receive or transmit a fax. It is then recommended that your HP All-In-One printer's ECM fax settings be turned OFF. To do this, follow the steps below:

1. On your printers front control panel, press the button with the wrench symbol; this is the Setup button.
2. Press the right > or left < arrow until you see Advanced Fax Setup then press OK.
3. Press the right > or left < arrow until you see Error Correction Mode; again press OK.
4. Press the right > or left < arrow until to select Error Correction Mode OFF. Press OK to confirm.

That's it! You may now try to send out a fax or ask a friend to send you one.

on Dec 02, 2009 | Office Equipment & Supplies

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On my activity report, under comment is states TX ECM I know the TX is transaction (I think?) what does ECM stand for


ECM (Error Correction Mode)
The Error Correction Mode (ECM) is a way for the fax machine to check the integrity of a fax transmission while it is in progress. ECM transmissions are possible only between machines that both have the ECM feature. If they do, you may send and receive fax messages that are continuously checked for their
integrity.
Sufficient memory must be available in your FAX/MFC for this feature to work.ECM (Error Correction Mode) Detects errors during fax transmission and resends the page(s) that had an error.
If you have Call Waiting, RingMaster, Voice Mail, an answering machine, alarm system or any other
custom feature on a single phone line with your fax machine, it may create a problem sending or
receiving fax data.
For Example:
Your Brother machine handles the Caller ID and Call Waiting/Caller ID subscriber services.
However, if you subscribe to only Call Waiting or some other custom service and its signal comes
through the line while your machine is sending or receiving a fax, the signal can temporarily interrupt
or disrupt the fax data. Brother's ECM feature should help overcome this problem. This condition
is related to the telephone system industry and is common to all devices that send and receive
information on a single, shared line with custom features. If avoiding a slight interruption is crucial
to your business, a separate line with no custom features is recommended.

Jan 20, 2011 | Brother IntelliFAX 2800 Laser Fax

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I am getting a remote fax error when sending and receiving faxes. Why?


is the phone line stable..meaning no distortion ... if there is some distortion like static sound.. you won't be able to fax properly.. try enable to ECM mode in your fax unit.. ECM is error correction mode.. it should reduce the send/rec error...

May 20, 2010 | Office Equipment & Supplies

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Error Code 244


It seeme the fax no you are trying to send fax does not receive fax in higher speed or might be it is a older fax machine than the one you have.
Try reducing the fax speed on your machine and trun off ECM mode.

Press Menu / Setup> Press the right arrow key till you see advance fax setup> and press Ok> Again press the right arrow key to locate fax speed> and press Ok> and reduce fax speed to slow> Press Ok. and cancell to come back to the main screen.
To disaable ECM mode>
Press Setup .
Press the Down arrow repeatedly until Advanced Fax Setup displays.
Press OK .
Press the Down arrow until Error Correction Mode displays.
Press OK .
Press the Right arrow > until either OFF or ON displays.
Press OK .
Send another fax to verify that the ECM is enabled or disabled.

Check the link bellow for a detail of all fax error codes:

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=bpu02549&cc=us&lc=en&dlc=en&product=391194

Good Luck

Sep 25, 2008 | HP OfficeJet 7410 All-In-One InkJet...

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Fax unable to receive and send.


Some basic troubleshooting tips are listed below to help determine the cause.
Check the following items :

1
Ensure the phone cord is plugged directly from the wall jack, into the back port of the fax machine marked "Line", "To Wall Jack", or with a wall jack symbol

2
Remove any other device from the line such as splitters, credit card machines, or telephone answering machines and retry.

3
Turn Error Correction Mode (ECM) off ,
For turning off ECM > press set up > press ok >go to advanced fax set up by using the arrow key > press ok > press arrow key go to OFF > press ok .

After these steps > try to send a fax to undermentioned number , once it is sent u will recieve a confirmatory fax in return as well .

self confirmatory no for fax 1 888 473 2963 .

or u can try to send a fax to a different local number as well.

Thanks


Apr 25, 2008 | HP OfficeJet 6110 All-In-One InkJet...

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Sending Fax


set baud rate to 9600 or slow
set resolution to standard
set error correction mode (ECM) off
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if fax has overseas mode turn it on

vonage can make changes to the line that could help, if your using a voice line with call waiting use *70 prior to the number to disable call waiting for that call

Dec 31, 2007 | Lexmark X125 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Hi, Remote Fax Error being displayed


As some fax machines are not capable of receiving color faxes, legal size faxes, or faxes at 200x200 dpi resolution, make sure you are sending an A4 or letter size (not legal size) page at standard resolution:
Press the Black button for a black-and-white fax. Press the Quality button to check the selected resolution.
Make sure the All-In-One has enough memory free when you want to save the scanned documents into memory before sending the fax. Please refer to the following document: Click here to link to the relevant document.
Note: The scanned documents will only be saved in the memory before the whole fax is sent if the Scan Before Dial option is turned on. (This is the factory default.) Up to 50 black-and-white fax pages can be stored in memory at standard resolution when there are no pending faxes in the queue.
Turn off the Scan Before Dial option by pressing the following keys on the operator panel:
Press the Fax button, then press Options 15 times to get to ADVANCED FAX mode.
Press Select.
Press Options nine times until SCAN BEFORE DIAL appears on the LCD display.
Change the setting from Yes to No using the + (right arrow) button.
Press Select.
Note: The Scan Before Dial option controls whether a document is scanned before a call is dialed. This parameter only applies to a mono fax that uses either 200x100 or 200x200 resolution. Higher resolution mono faxes and all color faxes are scanned after the call is dialed and the receiving machine's capabilities are known.
Lower the fax transmission speed to 14400 or even 9600 bps, as some older fax machines are not capable of receiving a fax at a high speed. To do so:
Press the Fax button, then press Options 15 times to get to ADVANCED FAX.
Press Select.
Press Options 10 times until MAX SEND SPEED appears on the LCD display.
Change it to 9600 BPS using the - (left arrow) button.
Press Select.
Turn off ECM (Error Correction Mode) by pressing the following keys on the operator panel:
Press the Fax button, then press Options 15 times to get to ADVANCED FAX.
Press Select.
Press Options 11 times until ERROR CORRECTION appears on the LCD display.
Change the setting from On to Off using the + (right arrow) button.
Press Select.
Note: Turning off this option makes it possible to receive a fax when the receiver fax machine does not support certain error correction modes. The X6100 Series only supports 1-D MH encoding with the error correction. Fax transmissions without ECM and other ECM types can result in bad quality on the received page.

Dec 19, 2007 | Lexmark X5470 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Sending Faxes


When the last page of your document has been sent successfully, the machine beeps and returns to Standby mode. When something goes wrong while sending your fax, an error message appears on the display. If you receive an error message, press Stop/Clear to clear the message and try to send the document again. You can set your machine to print a confirmation report automatically each time sending a fax is completed. If you get the error message write it down it should always supply an error message if the fax did not go through.

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