Fax/Telephone

PC Fax

PC Fax software offers the ability to send faxes right from your computer or PC. If you would like to receive incoming faxes to your desktop, then you should consider an MFC with both PC Fax send and receive capability.
(PC Fax send only for Mac® users).

Benefits
Saves time from having to print a hard copy of a document or report. It saves on paper, too.

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Internet Fax

Internet Fax enables you to send and receive faxes over the internet thereby saving the costs of using telephone lines.
Brother's Internet fax enabled products can send and receive faxes over an existing computer network to other compatible fax machines eliminating the need for a telephone line. Internet fax feature provides you not only with simple sending and receiving fax message capability but also forwarding or broadcasting features.

Benefits
You can save time and money by using Internet Fax feature.

*Note that Internet provider fees are payable separately.
*Note that it requires POP3/SMTP mail server support.

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Modem speed

The fax modem speed is the speed of transmission that fax documents are sent. Model speed is measured in kilobytes per second (Kbps)

The fax modems are available supporting communication speeds of:

14.4K bps (approx. 6-9 sec/page)*
33.6K bps (also known as Super G3) (approx. 2-3 sec/page)*

Benefits
The faster the modem speed, the faster a fax document can be sent.
Buying a machine with a faster modem may also reduce phone costs if you typically transmit lengthy fax documents, particularly overseas.

*Based on Brother #1 Chart with highest available coding method and standard resolution

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Broadcasting

All Brother models also support fax broadcasting, which enables you to scan a fax into memory, the fax can then be sent to multiple locations. The number of locations will vary by model, so consider the fax broadcasting capacity when selecting a model if this is an application you'll make use of.

Benefits
This feature will save you time and hassle by allowing you to send your fax document to multiple locations in one operation.

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Auto Fax Reduction

Auto Fax Reduction

The MFC automatically reduces each page of an incoming fax to fit on one page of A4, Letter, Legal or Folio size paper. The MFC calculates the reduction ratio by using the paper size of the fax and your paper size setting.

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Dual Access

You can dial a number and start scanning the fax into memory- even when the machine is sending from memory, receiving faxes or printing PC data. (Black & White only)

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Fax/voice call detection

All Brother fax machines have the ability to distinguish between incoming fax and voice calls so you can use all of our faxes with a single phone line. You can choose the answer mode best suited to handle your incoming calls.

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Speed dialing

All Brother MFC machines include a speed dialing capacity to automate the dialing process further. Not only do these features enable you to dial more quickly, they also help eliminate misdialed numbers. When selecting a fax machine, consider how many people you fax to on a regular basis, and choose a model with an auto dial capacity that meets your needs.

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Message Centre or Digital Answering Machine

Message Centre®
(Digital Answering Machine)

Some Brother MFC models come equipped with a built-in Message Centre. This is a digital answering machine that can record up to 29 minutes of voice message.

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Full duplex speaker phone

Full duplex speaker phone – Keep hands free to do other things while making calls.

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Three-way calling

Three-way calling

You can talk between two digital cordless handsets and a third party on a outside telephone line. You can enjoy a telephone conversation among 3 people.

*Requires additional purchase of a digital cordless handset

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*These features are not available on all models, so please check the specifications of each model when you purchase.