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Scan to email keeps shooting back an error poor line condition/out of memory but I also noticed right before it prints me this error it says not registered on the little screen not sure if that has something t do with it or not

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SOURCE: OUT OF MEMORY

Just because you can hear fine when you call the same number and talk to the person there, does not mean a fax machine won't sense noise on the line. A fax machine is much more sensitive, and cannot have a lot of noise or it will not be able to render the image at the other end correctly. So have your phone company and the recipient's phone company check the lines for problems.

There is also the chance that the two fax machines cannot get along. We have clients that we cannot use our fax machine for, because it always generates a similar error to yours. If we go to the other side of our building and use a separate fax machine on a different line, it goes through just fine.


The other half of the error is out of memory. If you have not tried these ideas, try them also: To gain extra memory, you can turn off Fax Storage, print fax messages in memory or cancel a Delayed Fax or Polling Job. In general, shutting the unit off will purge most everything out of memory.



Posted on May 13, 2008

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SOURCE: OUT OF MEMORY

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Posted on Jul 22, 2008

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SOURCE: MFC-440CN PRINTER fax error

Plug a phone into the line and listen for static. Too many phones on the line, bad lines,etc, can cause a poor line condition. Try the unit directly into the phone line, no answer machine or anything else on the line. Maybe the memory thing is it has a lot of faxes that it hasn't been able to send.

Posted on Apr 29, 2009

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SOURCE: Our MFC 7840 printer when faxing keeps saying

Depending on your location the line coulod well be poor quality for a sensitive fax. Any spurious sounds on a fax line will cause it to fault.
May I suggest you try the fax on the mainline first before assuming the unit is at fault.

Length of line from point a to b can also reduce the efficiency of signal. It may sound ok to the ear, but resistance may be the factor in reducing the level of the tone that the fax requires to hear and then activate send or receive.It reports poor line condition and even poor memory because it keeps loading to send.

If it does it on the mainline as well then I would be considering a technical call for help. There may be a fault in the unit.

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Posted on Nov 24, 2009

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SOURCE: mfc-9840cdw scan poor line condition out of memory

Hello,

Poor line condition / out of memory is almost always caused by poor line condition.
This is to say that there is a problem trying to send because the signal is not going through clearly enough.

This error can be due to either your fax machine or the receiving ends fax machine.

Try sending to other numbers as a test to see if it works for other numbers (you can use 1-866-685-8587 for the brother test line)

If you get the same error no matter who you send to, you may want to try another jack or telephone cable.
If you are using a splitter, try without the splitter.

Thanks,

Pat

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I can advise you on the 'memory full' problem, mate.

If you get a MEMORY FULL message while scanning the first page of a fax, press Stop to cancel the scan. If you get a MEMORY FULL message while scanning in a subsequent page, you’ll have the option to press Start to transmit the pages scanned
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and MEMORY TX: ON?
Then press either the left or the right arrow (< or >) to switch on or off, and press Function/Set.
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NEXT FAX ONLY and press Function/Set.

This will mean you don't add any more to the memory and may be able to send faxes. There is a possibility that you will only be able to fax using manual transmission, but at least you should be able to use the machine to fax at all!

I apologise if the jargon is confusing, just try to go through the process one step at a time and you should be fine.

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