fax modem

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fax′ mo′dem

a modem that can fax data, as documents or pictures, directly from a computer.
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has debuted a new family of low- power, VoIP-enhanced fax modem chips: the CX95710, a data pump solution, and CX95810, an AT command device.
Offering users a host of features including wireless networking, fast print speeds, an easy-to-read widescreen LCD display and intuitive controls, the printer incorporates a 50-sheet automatic document feeder, dual paper trays with up to 400 sheet total capacity and Super G3 33.6K bps fax modem.- TradeArabia News Service
An easy-to-read widescreen display and a Super G3 33.9K bps fax modem also come standard, as does a two-year limited warranty.
A service has been launched in the UK by MyFax, an international Internet fax service provider, enabling businesses and consumers to send and receive faxes via the web or existing e-mail accounts, without a fax machine or dedicated fax/phone line or fax modem.
A second missing feature, the lack of an internal fax modem, will prove an even greater problem for some offices.
Other features include: a built-in USB interface, a 20-page auto document feed, 14.4K bps fax modem, 220 station auto dialing, broadcasting to up to 270 locations, and auto fax/tel switching for receiving fax and voice calls on a single line.
The Actius AL3D also offers 10Base-T/100Base-TX/ 1000Base-T (Gigabit), LAN for superfast wired networking, a 56kbps (V.90) fax modem, and includes a VGA out port.
The chip manages image acquisition and processing, print mechanics--including scan control, print engine control, cartridge movement, ink firing and paper feed and positioning--as well as fax modem functionality and advanced display features.
Using a 56Kbps fax modem to access the Internet and 1 Mbps to share data files is fine for a three-person operation, but any business that needs to process multimedia files with digital photos and high-end graphics will need at least a 10 Mbps network.
Faster intelligent fax boards offer more capabilities than Class 1 and Class 2 fax modems, and handle more traffic more efficiently than either a Class 1 or a Class 2 fax modem.