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MAKE SURE MODE IS SET TO...FAX/ANSWER

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My brother FAX-525DT shows date ,time and ENT and when I ring it it sounds like fax not going to messaging


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You can press MODE switch to select fax,tele/fax,tad, etc.
Also you can follow the user manual for better understanding. http://www.brother.com/pub/eur_fax_doc/fax515_525dt.pdf.

Thanks.

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I have a brother fax-525MC -there is a very long delay between the call being answered and the outgoing message being played......so long that most people actually hang up and don't hear our message...


There is no adjustment that can be performed to cure this problem. I can only suggest you clear the machines memory and start again as it will return the software as to as it was when new.

You must press menu*2864 within 3 seconds. the screen will show "Maintenance". now input 01. the screen will shows "Initialise" and return to "maintenance". Press 55 and it will show "White level" then go back to "Maintenance" now press 02 and the same happens. When back in maintenance press 99 to exit it. Now there will be nothing AT ALL in the machines memory and it should perform as new once more.

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How do I tell my 2820 to prepare to receive an incoming fax? My phone line and my fax line are the same number. It continues to ring but the fax machine is not answering. I have also turned the answering...


To have the machine answer faxes and record voice messages unattended change the answering mode to message centre. If you are home and pick up the phone , but it is a fax, not a phone call push *91 on the phone you answered on, and hang-up the phone. the fax machine will tyhen start receiving.

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Issue: Unable to receive faxes with an answering machine on the same line
Solution: Reduce the number of times the answering machine will ring before it answers the call (perhaps 3 rings max.)

An incoming fax may "hang up" if it takes too long for the machine to answer.

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We can send faxes but we can not receive faxes. The fax machine that sends the fax tell it that our line is busy. Is that a machine problem or a phone line problem?


Problem lies in your Receive Mode setting. If you don't have a dedicated phone line for the fax machine, you need to set it up for either Manual where you answer every call or Fax/Tel whereby the Fax machine determines if the incoming call is a fax or phone call. Instructions per Intellifax 4100 Manual.

Select a Receive Mode
Choose the mode that best suits your needs by pressing the Mode button
repeatedly until the FAX and FAX/TEL lights show the setting you want to use.
Manual
You must answer every call yourself.
The Brother machine must be started manually
to receive faxes.
Fax
For use with a dedicated fax line.
Every call is answered as a fax.
Fax/Tel
For receiving fax and voice calls on one line.
The FAX answers every call and receives a fax or
double rings for you to pick up a voice call.
TAD
For use with an answering device.
The TAD answers every call and stores voice messages.
Fax messages are printed.

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here you might find an answer:

http://welcome.solutions.brother.com/bsc/public/us/us/en/faq/faq_top.htm?reg=us&c=us&lang=en&prod=mfc240c_all

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Setting the voicmail


Voicemail or telephone answering device (TAD). There is a BIG difference. Voicemail is product of your telephone service provider. If you have voicemail, most providers have a solution to this that you must arrange through them. If you have an answering machine, you can set your Brother to TAD mode. In TAD mode, if your answering machine picks up, (you must set your answering machine to answer in less rings than your fax), your fax will "eavesdrop" to listen for the fax tones from the sending machine. If it hears these tones, it will disconnect your answering machine and accept the incoming fax. If it does not hear the tones, it allows the answering machine to record the incoming message. If you are home. If you answer the call and hear a tone every 2.5 to 3 seconds, that signals an incoming fax. Simply touch *51 on the keypad of the phone you picked up on. You will hear some shrill tones. That is your fax machine attempting to receive the incoming fax. Hang up the phone you are on and it will receive the fax. In any case, make sure that the receive mode is NOT set to AUTO. Set the receive mode to TAD or MANUAL. If these instructions were not clear enough, let me know and I will send you DETAILED instructions. You can find the manual here: http://www.brother-usa.com/Data/Documentation/Fax/User/UM_FAX2820_FAX2920_MFC7220_MFC7225N.pdf If you need additional assistance, please let me know before you rate this solution. Ed

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