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Change baud rate on brother fax machine


Lowering the Baud rate on Brother fax machines.
  • Press the Menu or Menu/Set key. Then Fax, Miscellaneous and Compatibility.
  • Press the Up or Down key until you can select Basic. Basic reduces the modem speed to 9600 bps.
  • Press OK or Menu/Set or Set key.
  • Press Stop/Exit.
Note these instructions should work for the following models: Fax-1835C, Fax-1840C, Fax-1940CN, Fax-2440C, Fax-2820, Fax-2825, Fax-2920, MFC-210C, MFC-215C, MFC-240C, MFC-3240C, MFC-3340c, and most other MFC models.

http://www.voipmechanic.com/voip-fax-settings-9600-baud.htm

Mar 06, 2012 | Brother FAX-8360P Plain Paper Laser

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Change baud rate for brother fax


http://www.voipmechanic.com/voip-fax-settings-9600-baud.htm

Lowering the Baud rate on Brother fax machines.
  • Press the Menu or Menu/Set key. Then Fax, Miscellaneous and Compatibility.
  • Press the Up or Down key until you can select Basic. Basic reduces the modem speed to 9600 bps.
  • Press OK or Menu/Set or Set key.
  • Press Stop/Exit.
Note these instructions should work for the following models: Fax-1835C, Fax-1840C, Fax-1940CN, Fax-2440C, Fax-2820, Fax-2825, Fax-2920, MFC-210C, MFC-215C, MFC-240C, MFC-3240C, MFC-3340c, and most other MFC models.

Mar 06, 2012 | Brother FAX-8360P Plain Paper Laser

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Brother FAX-8070P memory shows full and does not send all pages at one time?


This message means the memory capacity of the unit has been exceeded. The amount of memory used depends on the amount or type of data on the documents being faxed or copied.
  1. If you get an "Out of Memory" message while scanning the first page of a fax, press Stop/Exit to cancel scanning.
  2. If you get an "Out of Memory" message while scanning a subsequent page, you can either press Fax Start to transmit the pages that were scanned so far or press Stop/Exit to cancel the operation.

When Fax Storage is set to On, a copy of all received faxes are stored in the memory, thus using up a % of the memory available for other functions.
The Fax Storage feature is utilized for Fax Forwarding, Fax Paging and Remote Retrieval. If you do not need these features, verify Fax Storage is set to Off by doing the following:
  1. Press the Menu/Set key.
  2. Press the arrow key until FAX appears on the LCD. Then, press Menu/Set.
  3. Press the arrow key until REMOTE FAX OPT appears and then press Menu/Set.
  4. Pressthe arrow key until FAX STORAGE and then press Menu/Set.
  5. Check the setting. The display will read ON or OFF. If the setting is ON, press the arrow key until the display reads OFF.
  6. Press Menu/Set.
  7. If you have faxes stored in the memory, you will receive a message that reads Erase all fax? 1. Yes 2. No. If you want to erase all the faxes in the memory without printing them out, press 1 (Yes) and then press Stop/Exit.
Note
    If you would like to reprint the saved faxes, press 2 (No), press Stop/Exit and continue to the following steps for instructions on how to print stored faxes.
If you do need the features that require Fax Storage to be On, the stored faxes will need to be erased or printed to remove them from the memory and to allow additional memory to be available. Follow these steps to print the stored faxes:
  1. Press the Menu/Set key.
  2. Press the arrow key until FAX appears on the LCD and press Menu/Set.
  3. Press the arrow key until REMOTE FAX OPT appears and then press Menu/Set.
  4. Press the arrow key until PRINT FAX or PRINT DOCUMENT appears and press Menu/Set.
  5. Press Fax Start.
  6. After printing is finished, press Stop/Exit.

Jun 06, 2011 | Brother FAX-8070P Plain Paper Laser

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Hp officejet 6500 instructions for receiving a fax? Thanks


You can receive faxes automatically or manually. If you turn off the Auto Answer option, you must receive faxes manually. If you turn on the Auto Answer option (the default setting), the device automatically answers incoming calls and receives faxes after the number of rings that are specified by the Rings to Answer setting. (The default Rings to Answer setting is five rings.)
If you receive a legal-size fax and the device is not currently set to use legal-size paper, the device reduces the fax so that it fits on the paper that is loaded. If you have disabled the Automatic Reduction feature, the device prints the fax on two pages.
NOTE: If you are copying a document when a fax arrives, the fax is stored in the
device memory until the copying finishes. This can reduce the number of fax pages stored in memory.
This section contains the following topics:
• Receive a fax manually
• Set up backup fax reception
• Reprint received faxes from memory
• Poll to receive a fax
• Forward faxes to another number
• Set the paper size for received faxes
• Set automatic reduction for incoming faxes
• Block junk fax numbers
• Receive faxes to your computer (Fax to PC and Fax to Mac)
Receive a fax manually
When you are on the phone, the person you are speaking with can send you a fax while you are still connected. This is referred to as manual faxing. Use the instructions in this section to receive a manual fax.
NOTE: You can pick up the handset to talk or listen for fax tones.
You can receive faxes manually from a phone that is:
• Directly connected to the device (on the 2-EXT port)
• On the same phone line, but not directly connected to the device
NOTE: The automatic document feeder must be empty to receive a fax. If there are documents in the ADF, then the device will not be able to receive incoming faxes.
To receive a fax manually
1. Make sure the device is turned on and you have paper loaded in the input tray.
2. Remove any originals from the document feeder tray.
NOTE: The automatic document feeder must be empty to receive a fax. If there
are documents in the document feeder, then receiving the fax will be
unsuccessful.
3. Do one of the following to answer a fax manually:
• Set the Rings to Answer setting to a high number to allow you to answer the
incoming call before the device answers.
• Turn off the Auto Answer setting so that the device does not automatically
answer incoming calls.
4. If you are currently on the phone with the sender, instruct the sender to press Start on their fax machine.
5. When you hear fax tones from a sending fax machine, do the following:
a. Press START FAX Black or START FAX Color on the device control panel.
b. When prompted, select Fax Receive.
NOTE: Depending on your country/region, the device might receive the fax
automatically when you hear fax tones from the sending fax machine.
6. After the device begins to receive the fax, you can hang up the phone or remain on the line. The phone line is silent during fax transmission.

Jan 30, 2011 | HP 1250 Plain Paper Thermal Inkjet Fax

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Not receiving faxes


make sure your answering machine is plugged in to the "EXT" jack on fax machine, and your main line plugged into "line". try setting fax rings to 1 or 2. set your answering machine to 4. your fax should intercept the call and if it hears the fax tone, will receive the fax. if it doesn't hear the fax tone, it should forward the call to your answering m/c.

hth,
razors

Jan 03, 2009 | Brother IntelliFax-2820 Laser Fax

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How to send and recieve faxes


http://www.brother-usa.com/ModelDocuments/Consumer/Users%20Manual/UM_IntelliFax_775_EN_86.PDF

Aug 01, 2008 | Brother IntelliFAX 775 Plain Paper Thermal...

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Memory full


1. Fax Storage may be set to On. When Fax Storage is set to On, a copy of all received faxes are stored in the memory, thus using up a % of the memory available for other functions. The Fax Storage feature is utilized for Fax Forwarding, Fax Paging and Remote Retrieval. If you do not need these features, Fax Storage should be set to Off. Verify Fax Storage is set to Off by doing the following:

a. Press FUNCTION, 8 (Remote Fax Opt), then 2 (Fax Storage).

b. Check the setting. The display will read On or Off.

c. If the setting is On, press the left or right navigation key (arrows) until the display reads Off.

d. Press SET and then STOP/EXIT.

e. If you have faxes stored in the memory, you will receive a message that reads Erase all fax 1. Yes 2. No. This means you have faxes saved in the memory. If you do not want to reprint the saved faxes, press 1 (Yes) and then STOP/EXIT. After pressing 1 (Yes), all fax data is erased and Fax Storage is turned off.

Hope this helps!

May 20, 2008 | Brother IntelliFAX 770 Plain Paper Thermal...

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Fax machine


It is more likely that there is a setting or error... are you receiving any error msges or alerts when you try to fax out?

Just in case here are the steps to turn off fax memory
  1. Follow these directions to turn off the fax memory.
  2. Press Menu/Set.
  3. Press the up or down navigation key until Fax appears and press Menu/Set.
  4. Press the up or down navigation key until Remote Fax Opt appears and press Menu/Set.
  5. Press the up or down navigation key until Fwd/Page/Store or Forward/Store appears and press Menu/Set.
  6. Use the up or down navigation key to select Fax Storage (or Off if you wish to disable Fax Storage). Press Menu/Set to confirm your choice.
  7. Press Stop/Exit to exit the menu.

May 06, 2008 | Brother IntelliFax-2820 Laser Fax

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Same fax and phone number


check the setting in the receive mode button. set it to fax

Mar 29, 2008 | Canon FAX-JX200

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CANNOT RECEIVE A FAX


Slim1234,
          A multitude of problems might cause receive problems, and the User's Guide has no "receive Problems" section under troubleshooting - so here goes:

        If I had to guess right off the bat, your problem is probably
that the FAX is in "FAX Storage" mode, and is out of memory.
In this mode, it will print FAXes until it runs out of memory.
See problem "g" below.

   a. Voice mail active on the line - if voice mail and FAX-2820 are
       set to answer the line on the same number of rings, there's
       no way to know which will answer first.

   b. Voice mail active on line - if voice mail is set to answer in
       fewer rings than the FAX, then the FAX will always lose
       (but you'll have no problems Xmitting).

   c. Call Waiting active on the line - the call waiting "boop" will
       kill incoming FAXes (and outgoing FAXes too, but your
       personnel will retry the outging ones until they succeed
       and you may only hear complaints about incoming FAXes).

   d. Your FAX-2820 is set to "Manual" or "External TAD" mode.
       Reset it to "FAX only" or "FAX/Tel" mode (depending on
       your office use of the FAX telephone line).
       How to do this: Menu/Set,0,1 <up/down to select mode>
                              press Menu/Set.
   NOTE: your LCD display tells you your receive mode:
       Mine says "Sleep 22:08 Fax", telling me I'm in "FAX only"
       mode, and its 10:08 PM.

   e. You've set the FAX to RING DELAY - if so, the FAX
       must win. Setting ring delay to 00 tells the FAX to answer
       the line silently (an advantage for a busy MD's office).
       How to change this: Menu/Set,2,1,1
       Ref: FAX-2820 User's Guide p.4-2

   f. You dont have a shared (FAX/human) line set to
     "Easy Receive"; if someone answers the call and
      Easy Receive is off, then they need to press START on
      the fax machine front panel or dial *51 and hang up.
      How to change it: Menu/Set,2,1,3
      REF: Fax-2820 User's Guide p. 4-2

  g. You may be set up for "FAX storage."  In this mode, received
      FAXes will be stored (and printed) until you run out of
      memory (quickly done on a Brother FAX-2820), then you
      get nada (but sending FAXes still works).
      How to reset this: Menu/Set,2,5,1 <up/down>
      REF: Fax-2820 User's Guide p.6-2

  h. You may have set up FAX forwarding.  In this mode, sending
      FAXes will work fine, but all incoming FAXes willl be sent
      to another telephone number.
      How to turn it off: Menu/Set,2,5,1 <up/down>

      If this laundry list of (sending OK, Receiving dead) scenarios
 doesn't resolve the problem, email your FAX number to me
and we'll do some cross-country FAX debugging.

                                  Dave in tech support
                                  amityjones71@gmail.com
P.S.
      The above features may have been set remotely by a
   nefarious (or somewhat knowledgeable) individual - remember
   that a little knowledge is a dangerous thing (even for
   FAXes). See (extensive) remote programming instructions
   on p.6-6 of the User's Manual.

        To print out the caller ID list - and possibly find out the
   source of the remote programming:
   Menu/Set,2,0,3 <up/down to "print report">, Menu/Set,
    Start, <Caller ID report prints>, Stop/Exit
   Ref: Brother Fax-2820 User's Guide p.A-3

Dec 20, 2007 | Brother IntelliFax-2820 Laser Fax

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