What is the typical duration for transmitting (sending or receiving) a fax? How long does it take to send a fax?

For documents primarily composed of text, the delivery typically takes around 1 minute per page.

The precise transmission time for a fax depends on two main factors:

  1. The transmission speed (BAUD rate) of the fax machine applies to both sides of communication, including both sending and receiving.
    BAUD rate is the rate at which information is transferred in a communication channel and the transmission speed will adjust to the lower baud rate of the two fax lines. So, if the baud rate of the receiving fax line is not high enough, the transmission time increases accordingly.
  2. The nature of the content being transmitted:
    For documents that include graphics (such as scanned files), the delivery time might extend to around 3 minutes per page or even longer. To expedite fax transmission, you can employ the Optimize Document for Fax feature, which enhances the speed of fax submission.
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