Question about Brother IntelliFax-2820 Laser Fax
I can send a fax but cannot receive one. the phone rings, the connection is made and the machine says receiving but nothing comes through
The problem is in the recieve mode you have it set to tel/fax you need to set it to fax if yu have it on auto or te/fax if you pick the phone up you have to press the start bbutton to get the fax through if you are only using it as a fax set it to fax .. it will then go strait through.. good luck..A
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
MAKE SURE YOUR PHONE LINE IS PLUGED INTO THE JACK ON THE FAX THAT IS MARKED LINE ALSO CHECK THAT THE MODE KEY IS SET TO FAX
Posted on Oct 24, 2007
Unfortunately, you will not be able to use this machine with a digital phone line. It is only capable of receiving an analog signal, and cannot distinguish the digital incoming signal. You would be better off using a service to send and receive faxes via e-mail, or getting a digital fax machine. Sorry.
Posted on Mar 24, 2008
I work for comcast and the main problem with receiving fax's is, you have to have the voicmail through comcast set to 5 rings to pick up, and the fax maching must be set to 2 ring counts, with Brother fax machines this should fix the problem, with any other fax sometimes you have to also change the setting from anolog to digital. Always check with manual to make sure fax machine is digital compatible.
Posted on Aug 08, 2008
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
Check the number of rings your fax machine is set to. Chances are, the answering machine is set up for 4 rings and the fax machine is set up for 6. If this is the case, change the number of rings on your fax machine to 2 or 3 rings to ensure an incoming fax will go directily to the fax machine. If the fax doesn't recognize the call as a fax, it will go through to the answering machine.
Posted on Jul 17, 2009
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