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I can't get it out of sleep mode.

Every suggestion about hitting mode etc..online nothing working. Sleep mode won't go away, even after I shut it down and turn off and no matter the mode which its on fax, HELP please this machine is not functioning

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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You should be able to send and recieve faxs in the sleep mode. You need to reset the machine, pull out the plug, hold down the menue key while you plug the machine in. When maintanence comes up in the display enter 01 and wait. Whwn maintanence comes up again press 99. DO NOT PRESS ANY OTHER NUMBERS OR YOU WILL DAMAGE THE MACHINE BEYOND REPAIR. Your fax is now reset and completley empty, you will have to put in your name etc and sleep mode will be set to "0" minutes

Posted on May 20, 2007

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Press Menu/Set, 1, 6, 2 (2. Sleep Time should be displayed) Simultaneously press Start and Options at the same time Press Menu/Set Press Stop Exit This will turn the sleep mode off. The new setting will apply after the next time the machine copies, prints or is turned off and on.

Posted on Aug 14, 2007

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SOURCE: Can not recieve Faxes

These machines goe into sleep mode automaticly and should exit when they detect a ring.

You MAY have a problem with your main board.

First make sure your phone cord is plugged into the correct port. There are two, line and ext. It must be plugged into line.

You can try a factory reset if that doesn't work. Unplug unit, hold menu button, plug back in and wait for lights to blink and display to read Maintenance.

Press 0 and 1

Now press 99

Now try sending to the machine again.

If this doesn't work, you likely need the unit serviced.

Posted on Dec 30, 2007

Anonymous

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SOURCE: How can we exit Sleep mode?

what was the password to remove form the sleep mode

Posted on Sep 04, 2008

versa093

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SOURCE: Our Brother Fax Machine 2820 stays in sleep mode.

Machine goes into sleep mode when not being used When it recieves or you copy something it will come out of sleep mode If its not recieving then you need to check your recieving settings

Posted on Jun 11, 2009

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