Thermal Fax with Phone
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Modem Speed Memory Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) Time-saving Features
9.6 kbps fax modem 512KB standard memory Simplify workflow with unattended faxing and copying with a 10-page automatic document feeder Up to 112 broadcast locations

The FAX-878 is user-friendly, compact and packed with great features that are ideal for your home and business needs. More than just a facsimile, it can make copies of your faxes or other documents and comes with an integrated handset that can be used to make calls.
Brother’s Fax Easy series delivers an easy-to-use, attractive and space-saving solution to meet all your facsimile needs.

* Based on ITU-T Test Chart #1 at standard resolution in ECM mode

Acts as a Copier

Acts as a Copier

The Fax Easy is also a copier machine. You can make crisp, clear copies using the sheet-fed mechanism, as well as scale your copies from 50% to 150%.

No More Page-by-Page Faxing

No More Page-by-Page Faxing

All machines in the Fax Easy series come with Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) that allows you to hold up 10 pages of documents while waiting for the transmission to go through.

Fast Fax Transmission

Fast Fax Transmission

Brother Fax machine comes with a G3 9.6K bps modem that ensures fast transmission.

Fax Features

Fax Memory capacity
Multi-page Copying


Plain Paper Thermal Transfer
1 line x 16 characters
Plain Paper Fax with Phone and Copier


Paper Input
Up to 30 sheets


Multi Copy
Up to 99 copies
Enlargement / Reduction
50% - 150% in 1% increments


Modem Speed
9.6 kbps
Transmission Speed
Approx. 15 secs
Fax / Tel Switch
Automatic recognition of fax and telephone reception
Speed Dials
Up to 100 locations
Group Dials
Up to 4 groups
Broadcasting Locations
Up to 112 locations
Memory Transmission
Up to 20 pages
Delayed Timer
Up to 3 faxes
Fax Forwarding
Fax Retrieval
Out-of-Paper Reception
Up to 25 pages


Speaker Phone
Navigation Keys
Caller ID
Caller ID Log
Distinctive Ringing

Dimension and Weight

Dimension (W x D x H)
324 x 271 x 340mm


12 months Carry-in Warranty

Ribbons and Fonts

Consumable ID Description Type
PC-402 A Twin Pack of Thermal Printing Ribbons - requires PC-501 frame and gears. Up to 144 A4 pages per ribbon. 2 Ribbons per carton Ribbons
PC-501 A Single, Pre-loaded, Thermal Printing Ribbon, Frame and Gears, Up to 144 A4 pages, 1 Cartridge + 1 Ribbon per carton Ribbons
PC-AS4RF 4 Refill Ribbons (178 pages per roll) (Bundle) Ribbons

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Paper Saving

Auto reduction of incoming faxes

- Automatically reduces a received fax to fit on to a single A4 sheet.

Anti-Junk Function

- Junk faxes can be screened out with this feature that prevents paper wastage by saving only authorised numbers in the station's memory.


RoHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive) Compliant

- Brother products are ROHS compliant. The use of hazardous materials, regulated by the RoHS EU Directive, are eliminated or are limited during production. RoHSBrother products are ROHS compliant. The use of hazardous materials, regulated by the RoHS EU Directive, has been avoided to help protect our environment.
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- All manufacturing facilities of the Brother Group have an environmental management system that meets the standard of ISO14001.

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