Commonly Used Terms @ Facsimile.Com.
Automatic document feeder
Automatically redials the last number if the transmission did not go through.
Sending the same document to more than one location.
Allows you to see the number of a party calling you; requires service from the phone company.
A service through your local telephone company that provides another phone number on an existing
phone line for your fax machine.
The varying levels of gray a document can have; usually 16/32/64 gray levels.
The scanning of a document into the machine's memory before it is faxed.
Preprogrammed numbers that allow for quick and easy dialing. Machines have various implementations
of this feature.
Allows for, on the same phone line, the addition of an external telephone answering device.
The process of sending documents over the phone lines from your fax machine to the receiving machine.