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Fax machines

Terms that relate to machines that are able to send and receive scanned documents by use of a phone line.

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Incoming message (ICM)

Office equipment; Fax machines

A recorded voice message that is received by an answering machine or a message centre fax machine.

Fine mode

Office equipment; Fax machines

A resolution of 203 x 196 dpi (dots per inch).

Grey scale

Office equipment; Fax machines

A black and white document is actually gray. grey scale refers to the levels of grey that a document can have. Most fax machines have 16, 32 or 64 grey levels.

Standard

Office equipment; Fax machines

This is a resolution of 203 x 98 dpi.

Tad interface

Office equipment; Fax machines

Means you can add an external telephone answering device on the same phone line as the fax machine.

Station id

Office equipment; Fax machines

The stored information that's used on the heading of pages. It includes the senders' name and fax number.

Transmission

Office equipment; Fax machines

This refers to the actual process of sending (faxing) documents over the phone lines from your machine to the receiving fax machine.

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