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MFC-8910DW

FAQs & Troubleshooting

FAQs & Troubleshooting

MFC-8910DW

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Date: 19/09/2014 ID: faq00002779_000

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

  1. Click COPY / PC-FAX. You can configure your preferred settings on one to four buttons.

    COPY / PC-FAX
  2. To use the Copy buttons, configure the printer driver by clicking the button while holding down the Ctrl key.

    COPY / PC-FAX
  3. Enter your preferred name in Name for Copy (up to 30 characters). (Example: PC-FAX)
  4. Configure other settings to be used (if necessary) and choose your Printer.
  5. Click OK to finish the Copy button configuration.

    Copy button configuration dialog

 

 

Use the PC-FAX feature from the ControlCenter2

  1. Load your document.
  2. Click COPY / PC-FAX.

    COPY / PC-FAX
  3. Click the button you want to run.
    (In this case, click PC-FAX named in Configure the PC-FAX feature's step 3.)

    COPY / PC-FAX
  4. Choose your Brother machine and click OK.

    Page Setup dialog
  5. Choose Send Fax from the pop-up menu.

    Print dialog
  6. Choose Facsimile from the Output pop-up menu.
  7. Enter a fax number in the Input Fax Number box.
  8. Click Print to send the fax.

    Print dialog

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