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Fax problems when i try to send a fax the cover page usually goes through but the rest of the pages get stick. and after dialing for a long time the fax says "comm. error press stop" and the fax doesn't go through. it also says that it needs an ink cartridge but i don't think it has anything to do with sending faxes because sometimes sending a fax works. any suggestions? thanks!

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Re: fax problems

Hopefully it is still under warranty. That model has a problem with printheads. Best to check with Brother for warranty center in your area.

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Cover Sheet
You can have the fax machine generate a cover sheet and send it as the last page of your fax transmission. The cover sheet includes the date and time, the receiver's name and number if a Rapid Key or Speed Dial number is used, the sender's name and number, and the total number of pages.
? Your name and number must be programmed in order for them to appear
on the cover sheet (see page 49).
? To have the recipient's name appear, you must dial using a Rapid Key or
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• SEND READY will appear in the display.
• Press RESOLUTION and/or CONTRAST to set the resolution and contrast if needed.
Press Cover Sheet. (Flip up the Rapid Key overlay if it is down.)
• The display will briefly show COVER SHEET MODE ENTERED and then
revert to SEND READY.
• To cancel the cover sheet selection, press STOP.
3 Dial the receiving party and transmit the fax.
If desired, you can set your fax to automatically send a cover sheet with every
transmission (you do not have to press COVER SHEET each time). This is
accomplished by setting Option Setting 10 (Auto Cover Sheet) to YES as
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Setting Station ID
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I dont know how we got disconnected but here is the instructions

Adjust the width of the document guides (1)
to fit the actual size of the document.
2 Insert the document (up to 10 pages) FACE
DOWN (2) until a single beep is heard and
the unit grasps the document.
L If the document guides are not adjusted
to fit the document, re-adjust them.
3 If necessary, press {A} or {B} repeatedly to
select the desired resolution.
5 Dial the fax number.
6 When a fax tone is heard:
Press {FAX/START}.
When the other party answers your call:
Ask them to press their start button. When
the fax tone is heard, press {FAX/START

To redial the last number
1. Press {REDIAL/PAUSE}.
2. Press {SET}.
L If the line is busy, the unit will automatically
redial the number up to 2 times.
L To cancel redialing, press {STOP}.
To send more than 10 pages at a time
Insert the first 10 pages of the document. Add
the other pages (up to 10 at a time) before the
last page feeds into the unit.
Pre-dialing a fax number
You can dial the fax number first before inserting
the document. This is convenient if you need to
refer to the document for the other party’s fax
1. Enter the fax number.
2. Insert the document.
3. Press {FAX/START}.
Sending from memory (Quick scan feature)
You can scan the document into memory before
sending it. To use this feature, activate feature
#34 (page 62).
1. Insert the document.
2. Enter the fax number.
3. Press {FAX/START}.
L The document will be fed into the unit and
scanned into memory. The unit will then
transmit the data. If the document exceeds
the memory capacity, transmission will be
canceled and this feature will be turned OFF
automatically. You must transmit the entire
document manually.
L This feature cannot be used if {DIGITAL SPPHONE},
{TALK} or {SP-PHONE} is
To stop transmission
Press {STOP}.

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It sounds like you have a few problems. First, the comm error usually means there was a problem communicating with the other fax. This maybe caused by a phone line issue, or a bad connection. You will have to replace you ink but that does not have anything to do with your sending issues. As far as the pages getting stuck, the separation pad under the top cover should be cleaned. If you lift up the cover where you load your pages to be sent, and look in there(on the backside of the keyboard)you will see a flat square rubber piece. Clean it thoroughly with a rag and some rubbing alcohol. Also clean the rubber rollers as well. Good luck John

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