Out of 5 Ratings

Owner's of the Brother Fax Machine FAX-575 gave it a score of 3.7 out of 5. Here's how the scores stacked up:
  • Reliability

    3.6 out of 5
  • Durability

    3.8 out of 5
  • Maintenance

    3.5 out of 5
  • Performance

    4.0 out of 5
  • Ease of Use

    3.6 out of 5
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The external TAD must be plugged into the side of the fax machine,
into the jack labeled EXT. The fax machine cannot work properly if
you plug the TAD into a wall jack (unless you are using Distinctive
Plug the telephone line cord from the wall jack into the back
side of the fax machine, in the jack labeled LINE.
Plug the telephone line cord from your external TAD into the
back side of the fax machine, in the jack labeled EXT. (Make
sure this cord is connected to the TAD at the TAD’s telephone
line jack, and not its telephone set jack.)
Set your external TAD to four rings or less. (The fax machine’s
Ring Delay setting does not apply.)
Record the outgoing message on your external TAD.
Set the TAD to answer calls.
Set the Receive Mode to TAD:ANSWER MACH..
(See Choosing the Receive Mode on page 5-1.)
Recording outgoing message (OGM) on an external
Timing is important in recording this message. The message sets
up the ways to handle both manual and automatic fax reception.
Record 5 seconds of silence at the beginning of your
message. (This allows the fax machine time to listen for the
fax CNG tones of automatic transmissions before they stop.)
Limit your speaking to 20 seconds.
End your 20-second message by giving your Fax Receive
Code for people sending manual faxes. For example:
“After the beep, leave a message or send a fax by pressing
51 and Start.”
Unless you are using Distinctive Ring, do not connect a
TAD elsewhere on the same phone line.