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fax

abbreviation for facsimile.
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Most people have access to a fax machine, including clients, subs, suppliers, and co-workers.
The technology is available for computers and e-mail to do anything a fax machine can do, including reproducing signatures on documents such as contracts, business proposals and medical prescriptions.
The UX-340L and UX-345L are compact plain-paper fax machines featuring 60-sheet paper cassettes and approximately 28 pages of built-in memory.
Of course, the major advantage to this technology is that if information to be sent by fax is created on the computer, it can be transmitted via fax without having to print it and then feed it through the fax machine.
Fax publishing is still a developing trend, but there are 86 million fax machines installed worldwide and thousands of fax modems sold monthly with computers, says Kauffman.
Flinn believes that fax machines have created a niche of their own, leaving more than enough room for both the fax machine and messenger services to operate.
Automatic voice-data switches eliminate the need to dedicate a separate telephone line for a fax machine.
How can you compare the simplicity of a fax machine to setting up a computer and a modem and going through all the hassle just to transmit a one-page document when you can slip it into a fax machine and be done with it?
These include the ability to connect the fax machine to a computer via an RS-232 interface, private fax "mailboxes," and database polling, in which data files are held in the fax machine's memory and can be downloaded by other fax machines.
50 a month that diverts fax messages coming in on the main phone line to the fax machine and signals residents by emitting a double ring.