FREE Delivery in the UK.
Only 1 left in stock (more on the way).
Dispatched from and sold by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.
The Fax Modem Sourcebook ... has been added to your Basket
+ £2.80 delivery
Used: Good | Details
Sold by momox co uk
Condition: Used: Good
Comment: From Europe's No.1 in used books & media articles.
Have one to sell?
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

The Fax Modem Sourcebook (includes three disks) Paperback – 12 Oct 1995

4.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review

See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price
New from Used from
£39.27 £0.01
Note: This item is eligible for click and collect. Details
Pick up your parcel at a time and place that suits you.
  • Choose from over 13,000 locations across the UK
  • Prime members get unlimited deliveries at no additional cost
How to order to an Amazon Pickup Location?
  1. Find your preferred location and add it to your address book
  2. Dispatch to this address when you check out
Learn more

Great Discounts
Shop the Books Outlet. Discover some great deals on top titles. Shop now
click to open popover

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

Product details

  • Paperback: 380 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons; Pap/Dskt edition (12 Oct. 1995)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0471950726
  • ISBN-13: 978-0471950721
  • Product Dimensions: 19.2 x 2.1 x 23.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 6,305,903 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
  • Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
    If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

  • See Complete Table of Contents

Product description


Most modems today have fax capability and come bundled with fax software, but their manuals are strangely silent about how the whole process works. This first part of this book gives a basic grounding in fax modem technology to both the novice and experienced user. It explains why fax machines are easy to set up and then work every time, but computer faxes are tricky to install and often fail to work reliably. The second part is a complete reference for technical users. From the computer hardware and system software on your desk through the modem itself to the international standards set by ANSI, the CCITT and ITU, this section brings all the relevant technical documentation together in one place. Part three shows how easy it is to write your own fax software. Full code is presented and developed for turning ordinary text into fax images and then transmitting them, as well as for receiving faxes and displaying them on screen or printing them out. A disk with full source code and many associated utilities is included.

From the Back Cover

The odds are that if you are one of the growing number of people using programmable faxes you will at least be thinking about some of the customization and adaptation features that are not possible with old plug-in-and-go fax technology. And you may find that a lot of the difficulties you have experienced are down to a pure lack of hard facts about standards and compatibilities. As well as being the only single source reference for international standards as they affect fax communications, the book contains: details of the command sets for programming the most common types of fax modem (EIA Classes 1, 2 and 2.0); an account of the TIFF specification for storing fax images; an introduction to basic fax information for communications engineers; and a fax TOOLKIT (included on disk) complete with C source code, which supports all the major fax modems and functions required for successful faxing. Wherever possible, the author provides practical programming advice and also helpful hints on how to interpret and implement the standard recommendations. This is as comprehensive a resource as you will need or find.

See all Product description

Customer reviews

Share your thoughts with other customers
See all 1 customer reviews

Top customer reviews

27 April 2010
Format: Paperback|Verified Purchase

Most helpful customer reviews on 4.7 out of 5 stars 7 reviews
Stephen J. Friedl
4.0 out of 5 starsExtremely comprehensive reference
11 July 1999 - Published on
Format: Paperback|Verified Purchase
9 people found this helpful.
5.0 out of 5 starsexactly as described
20 November 2012 - Published on
Format: Paperback|Verified Purchase
5.0 out of 5 starsExcellent Book.
22 October 2004 - Published on
Format: Paperback
5.0 out of 5 starsGood book, clear, concise, and complete
10 October 1998 - Published on
Format: Paperback
One person found this helpful.
Peter Lager
5.0 out of 5 starsComplete fax development book
24 February 2000 - Published on
Format: Paperback
3 people found this helpful.

Where's My Stuff?

Delivery and Returns

Need Help?