Setting Items for Sending Faxes - MX492 / MX490

Article ID: ART170873 | Date published: 07/10/2018 | Date last updated: 04/15/2019


Operation Panel



Setting Items for Sending Faxes

If you select FAX TX settings after pressing the Menu button on the Fax standby screen, you can specify the settings of the scan contrast and the scan resolution.

Adjust the scan contrast and resolution following the procedure below.

  1. Press the Menu button on the Fax standby screen.

    The FAX menu screen is displayed.

  2. Use the LEFTRIGHT button to select FAX TX settings, then press the OK button.

  3. Use the LEFTRIGHT button to select Scan contrast, then press the OK button.

    The Scan contrast screen is displayed.

  4. Use the LEFTRIGHT button to select the scan contrast, then press the OK button.

    figure: LCD

    The LEFT button decreases the scan contrast, and the RIGHT button increases the scan contrast.

    By pressing the OK button, the LCD returns to the FAX TX settings screen.

  5. Use the LEFTRIGHT button to select Scan resolution, then press the OK button.

    The Scan resolution screen is displayed.

  6. Use the LEFTRIGHT button to select the scan resolution.

    figure: LCD

    The following settings are selectable on Scan resolution.


    Suitable for text-only documents.


    Suitable for fine-print documents.

    Extra fine

    Suitable for detailed illustration or fine-print quality documents.

    If the recipient's fax machine is not compatible with Extra fine (300 x 300 dpi), the fax will be sent in the Standard or Fine resolution.


    Suitable for photographs.


    • The * (asterisk) on the LCD indicates the current setting.

    • When sending a color fax, documents are always scanned in the same resolution (200 x 200 dpi). The image quality (compression rate) is determined by which scan resolution is selected, except that Extra fine and Photo provide the same image quality.

  7. Press the OK button.

    The LCD returns to the Fax standby screen.

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