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RE: SENDING FAX

Our fax machine can receive clear copies. But we send out documents, they are hardly readable when they reach the recipient.

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It's hard to say, not being able to view a copy of the sent document. What happens when you make a copy? If you see poor quality copy, it is most likely the scanner or scanner glass. Remember that when you clean it, to also clean the white strip opposite the glass, if it is not clean you won't get a proper white balance.

Posted on Jul 20, 2008

The scanner glass is dirty or needs replacement. lift up the scanner door where you put original in. See the glass strip 1/2 inch by about 8 inches. clean with alchohol good. dry. test. Lawrence

Posted on Jul 19, 2008

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Whenever i send a fax, the machine confirms by viewing 'TRANSMITTING OK' but the addressee receives a blank document


Check the baud rate of your transmissions. Slow them down to the slowest setting and send a test fax to a helpful person. Slowly increase the baud rate (communication data speed) and send the fax test. When the fax doesn't show up on the receive site, then step one baud rate speed back, and save the setting.

It could also be your fax that is faulty, or even the receive sites fax, also being faulty.

To test your copy-head, insert a document into your loading section of the fax and press copy. If the copy prints out fine, then you know the head is reading correctly.

It is also possible that the receiver fax (the other end) has a printhead failure.

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1 Load the document face up into the Document Tray.
2 Dial the receiving party's fax number.
3 Press [Start/Copy].
The fax begins sending.
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When I send a fax, the recipient gets all dark or black sheet. Thinking this was the recipients problem, I faxed again to a different fax number, same thing happened.


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That sounds exactly like the sending fax is document is stalling, so a single line across the page gets sent for a few seconds. You can easily check your own machine's scan and print quality by putting anything in the doc feeder and copying it.
To test the print section alone, use the menus (or I think your model has a separate Report button) to print out the Help list.
It's possible that both your sending correspondents have slick, hard document feeder rollers, but you'd think they would have heard complaints from others. I can't think of anything at your end that would stretch out your prints, and there's no Bulletin about it on Brother's service website.
On the off chance you have a glitch in your machine's memory fouling it up, you can clear it out. This page has instructions for clearing out only the image memory (91) or all of it (01). It may or may not help, but only takes a couple of minutes to try.

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What does COM-E mean when we try to send fax's and the transmissions has this written on it instead of OK.


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- the fax did reach it's destination, but part of it may be unreadable or distorted, or some pages of a multi-page fax did not go through.
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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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