The VOIP Minefield

VOIP is a sticky-wicket when you start talking about fax. Invented for voice communications, it literally, it means “voice over internet protocol”. A few lost packets here and there won’t make much difference when you are talking to Aunt Sally. She...

How to install modem drivers for Multitech modems

There are basically two modems that we recommend now: Multitech MT9234ZBA-USB-CDC-XR Multitech MT9234MU-CDC-XR The installation procedure for these modems is a bit unusual. Here is a step-by-step guide. These instructions apply to both Snappy Fax Server, Snappy Fax...

From Pendulum to Email to Fax

A Brief History of Fax While it would seem that the fax machine is modern technology, actually quite the opposite is true. The first fax machine was invented by Alexander Bain, in 1843. Mr. Bain was a Scottish mechanic and inventor and was awarded a patent for his...

Fax from email with Snappy Fax

Fax is here to stay, and most importantly, it is easier than ever.  You don’t need a bulky, space-wasting fax machine.  All you need is a computer and an email to fax service and you’re ready to go. There are many advantages of email to fax services, here...