Scan a document and send it as a fax from the computer using the ControlCenter2 (Mac OS X 10.4 - 10.6)
You can scan a page or document and automatically send the image as a fax from the computer using the ControlCenter2. (PC-FAX feature)
- The PC-FAX feature can only send Black & White fax documents. If you send Color documents, the documents will be sent in Black & White.
- The PC-FAX feature of ControlCenter2 is not supported in Mac OS X 10.7.
To send a fax from your PC using the ControlCenter2, first you must configure the PC-FAX feature with the ControlCenter2. Click here to configure the PC-FAX feature with the ControlCenter2.
If you already configured the PC-FAX feature, click here to see how to use the PC-FAX feature from the ControlCenter2.
NOTE: Illustrations shown below are from a representative product and operating system and may differ from your Brother Machine and operating system.
Configure the PC-FAX feature
Click COPY / PC-FAX. You can configure your preferred settings on one to four buttons.
To use the Copy buttons, configure the printer driver by clicking the button while holding down the Ctrl key.
- Enter your preferred name in Name for Copy (up to 30 characters). (Example: PC-FAX)
- Configure other settings to be used (if necessary) and choose your Printer.
Click OK to finish the Copy button configuration.
- Load your document.
Click COPY / PC-FAX.
Click the button you want to run.
(In this case, click PC-FAX named in Configure the PC-FAX feature's step 3.)
Choose your Brother machine and click OK.
Choose Send Fax from the pop-up menu.
- Choose Facsimile from the Output pop-up menu.
- Enter a fax number in the Input Fax Number box.
Click Print to send the fax.
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