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Distorted fax Sometimes, when I send a fax the recipient says it is distorted. When I receive a fax it is fine.I thought of replacing my fax machine, but I have only had it four months...Any help will be appreciated.

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    Different brand of fax machine and the fax is generated in software.

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Sounds like the laser is bad, is it new or a used fax?

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HOW TO FAX


  1. Make sure the fax machine is plugged into a power source and also plugged into a working phone jack.
  2. Turn the fax machine on.
  3. Obtain the fax number of the destination fax machine.
  4. Gather the documents you want to send and put them in the order you want them to be received.
  5. Fill out a separate piece of paper called a coversheet with the recipient's name, fax number/phone number, your name, your phone number, a short message and number of pages (including coversheet).
  6. Lay the documents face-up in the fax machine feeder tray with the coversheet on top
  7. Dial the recipient's fax number - put 9 before the number and area code
  8. Press the "fax" or "send" button, depending on the particular fax machine model

Nov 17, 2014 | Office Equipment & Supplies

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Sometimes when I fax the recipient receieves the fax in a different orientation. For instance I will fax it horizontally and they receive it vertically. It acutally shrinks it down and distorts the fax to...


Sounds to me like the reciepient machine has its "Fit to page" setting turned on so it's making a judgement that it will FIT better the way it prints it opposed to the way it was received.

Tell them to go into the setup/function area of their machine and tell it to 'Stop That!" Or; Maybe you can do a better job of sizing your original document image to match the standard document page size.

{Judge not lest ye be judged..},
RAy

Jul 05, 2010 | Office Equipment & Supplies

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Intermittently, the confirmation page on the fax says the fax failed (didn't go thru) but it actually did. Why is this? The confirmation page is printing false results, indicating the fax failed to go...


This is because some faxes don't have Error Correction Mode capabilities.

If there's a slight distortion on the line, the receiving machine (without ECM) receives a fax with some minor errors. And even though for a human eye the resulting fax page is perfectly readable, for the machine, that thinks only zeros and ones, there was an error detected in the data, and hence the trasmission failed.
Faxes with ECM when they detect an error, ask the sending fax to re-send the last portion of data, and this way can bring the transmission to a 100% successful end.

So the only thing you can do is ask your recipients to upgrade their fax machines to an ECM-capable model :)

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Recipient is receiving blank pages when I send a fax


The back-light has gone in the CCD _vharge coupled device) - It would be cheaper to just replace it mate.

Jun 29, 2009 | HP LaserJet 3150 All-In-One Printer

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Won't send faxes to 817 area code, all others OK


The recipient may have a DSL phone line, or receiving to a fax server that blocks your area code.

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Hello, I have a little used 18 mth old Sharp FO P610 fax machine. It receives fine but when sending the recipient receives 'black all over' pages. I have tried disconnecting the unit for an hour and...


Try just making a copy and see if you have the black lines on your copy (most fax machines have a basic copy function if it is you have dirty scan glass and on these small machines it is a real hassle to get too and clean Try Canned Air. If no black line on your copy it may be the recipients machine.

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Sending Faxes


there is no need to change the setting.just feed the document to be sent and dial the number of the recipient.after hearing the fax tone press enter key

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Setting up fax machine to receive


Receive Mode Setting
On the operation panel, press the following buttons to select the appropriate receive mode.
  1. Press <Fax>.

  2. Press <Menu>.

  3. Press the right or left arrow button to select [Receive mode set], then press <OK>.

  4. Press the right or left arrow button to select the receive mode that best suits your needs, then press <OK>.


    FAX ONLY MODE: When you want to receive only faxes automatically with your machine, or have a dedicated telephone line for FAX use only.

    MANUAL MODE: When you receive mainly voice calls and sometimes faxes, or want to receive faxes manually.
    ANS MACHINE MODE: When you want to receive voice messages on your answering machine and receive faxes automatically.
    FAX/TEL AUTO SW: When you want to receive faxes automatically as well as voice calls.
    DRPD: When you have subscribed to a DRPD service with your telephone company.

  5. Press <Stop/Reset> repeatedly to return to fax standby mode.

Sending Methods Sending From Your Machine (Memory Sending)
  1. Load the document on the Platen Glass or the ADF.

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    Sending from the platen

    Important: When sending a double-sided document, set the document on the Platen Glass. You cannot scan double-sided documents from the ADF.


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    Sending from the ADF

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  2. Press <FAX>.

  3. Adjust the settings for your document as necessary.

  4. Dial the recipient's number using the numeric keys or speed dialing.

  5. Press <Color> for color sending, or <Black> for black & white sending.

    • When the document was loaded on the Platen Glass:

      1. When the following message is displayed, load the next page on the Platen Glass.

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        If you have only one sheet to scan, press <OK>..
      2. Press <Color> to send in color, or <Black> to send in black and white.

        IMPORTANT: If you do not press the same button you pressed in step 5, the machine does not start scanning.
      3. Repeat steps 5a and 5b to scan in all pages of the document.
      4. Press <OK>.

    • When the document was loaded in the ADF:

      The machine starts sending automatically after the document is scanned in.

      Note: Color sending is available only when the recipient's fax machine supports color faxing.
  • To cancel sending before sending a fax, press <Stop/Reset>.
  • To cancel memory sending while sending a fax, follow any instructions on the LCD after pressing <Stop/Reset>.
  • If the document remains in the ADF after pressing <Stop/Reset> during sending a fax, press <OK>. The remaining document is automatically fed out.

Sending From Your Machine (Manual Sending)
Use manual sending when you want to talk to the recipient before sending a document, or if the recipient does not have a fax machine that can receive automatically.
Caution:
  • With manual sending, you cannot use the Platen Glass to send documents.
  • You will need to connect a telephone to your machine if you want to talk to the recipient before sending a document.
Follow this procedure:
  1. Connect a telephone to your machine if you want to talk to the recipient before sending a document

  2. Load the document in the ADF.




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    Sending from the ADF

  3. Press <FAX>.

  4. Adjust the settings for your document as necessary.

  5. You can lift the handset if one is connected to the machine.

  6. Dial the recipient's number using the numeric keys or coded speed dialing.

  7. Talk through the handset to the recipient. (If you hear a high-pitched signal instead of the
    recipient's voice, go to step 9.)

  8. Ask the recipient to set recipient's fax machine to receive faxes.

  9. When you hear a high-pitched signal, press <Color> for color sending, or <Black> for black & white sending. Then hang up the handset.

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Recipient receives a black page


What happens when you make a copy on your machine?

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