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Shipping & Mailing
Postage management
DM100i/DM125/DM200L/DM225
Digital Mailing Systems
Quick Install Guide
US English Edition

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   Summary of Contents for Pitney Bowes DM100i

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    Shipping & Mailing Postage management DM100i/DM125/DM200L/DM225 Digital Mailing Systems Quick Install Guide US English Edition...

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    Contents Mailing System Base Scale Stacker (DM200L / DM225 only) (optional) Moistener PBI Ink Cartridge Print Head Tape Sheets in Package and EZ-Seal (Reorder #793-5) (optional) postage tape sheets LAN Adapter Power Cord USB Cable (DM125 / DM225 only) Ethernet Cable Quick Reference Quick Install Guide (this document)

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    Follow Step 3. Connect via LAN setup. If a direct LAN connection is not available (DM100i/DM200L and/ or DM125/DM225 clients without LAN capability), please install the PC Meter Connect™ Desktop application, available online at www.

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    Step 3. Connect via LAN setup. Connect the short USB extension cable (approximately 6”) from the back of your meter to the LAN adapter as shown. Make sure that the other two ports remain open, as shown by the red Xs in the diagram. DM125/DM225 Plug one end of the Ethernet cable included in the kit into a network connection on the...

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    Step 5. Select you language. When you power on the meter, it will perform a brief self-check process, after which you can select the language you wish to use. Simply press the small round button next to your language choice. Step 6.

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    Step 6. Set your local time. (continued) Again, if the minutes value displayed (MM) is correct, simply select OK and Continue. If the minutes value is wrong, key in the correct value before pressing OK and Continue. Important: You must set the AM/PM correctly. If the local time is off by 12 hours then your system may print the wrong date on your mail, which could result in its rejection by the Post Office.

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    Step 7. Install the print head. Next, you should see the following prompt. Follow steps A-F to install the print head. A. Open the top cover. When you open the cover the screen will show this prompt. B. Unlatch and flip up the ink cartridge guard.

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    Step 7 Install the print head. (continued) Important: In order to prevent damage to your meter, be careful while performing this step. Depending on your model Remove the tape strip Remove the plastic cap from the bottom of the from the bottom of the print head.

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    Step 8. Install the ink cartridge. Drop the cartridge in next Remove the ink cartridge to the print head. The label from the bag. The silver on the top of the cartridge foil strip on the bottom of the cartridge should should face front.

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    Step 9. Print a test pattern. When prompted, insert a spare envelope or a tape sheet for a test print. For proper printing, position mail flat against registration wall and gently slide mail to the right on feed deck. The system will detect the envelope and automatically pull it Registration...

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    Step 10. Check your available funds for postage. For your security, your meter is not shipped with preloaded postage. = Postage by Phone It is simply your account balance. If connected via LAN and balance inquiry is successful, you may leave the LAN adapter and cable connected on a permanent basis.

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    Step 11. Fill your meter with postage. Now you fill your meter by transferring postage from your account. Key in the amount of postage you wish to add, in whole dollars. • Select Continue. Yes/Enter Press for a receipt. Yes/Enter...

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    Step 12. Print your postage receipt. To print a receipt, follow the screen directions.

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    Step 13. Update your software. In this last step you’ll download the current USPS rates and install any additional features you may have ordered. Get update now. • Select • Your system will auto-install the updates. Follow the screen prompts. •...

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    If your system came with the optional scale, attach it now. The scale consists of two pieces. Place the platform on top of the base unit, making sure the pegs on the platform are inserted into the corresponding holes in the base unit. DM100i / DM125 DM200L / DM225 platform platform...

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    Optional: Install your scale Position the assembled scale as shown. Now plug the connector on the bottom of the base unit into the matching connector on your system. DM100i / DM125 DM200L / DM225 You’ll need a scale code to calibrate the scale. If...

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    Optional: Install your moistener. (continued) Deck Solution Level Fill the moistener reservoir with Pitney Bowes E-Z Seal sealing solution. You may fill it later if you don't plan on moistening and sealing envelopes right now. Optional: Install your stacker. The stacker is a tray that catches your processed mail. Position the stacker next to the system as shown.

  • Page 18: Frequently Asked Questions

    What is PC Meter Connect? PC Meter Connect is a small desktop application you install on your PC to allow your meter to connect to the Pitney Bowes Data Center through your PC’s Internet connection. It allows for faster, more efficient postage refills and system software updates.

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    The accuracy of any scale is affected by its geographic location on the earth (specifically, how far it is from the Equator) and its altitude above sea level. The scale location code provided by Pitney Bowes helps calibrate the scale to be as accurate as possible for your particular location.

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    Frequently asked questions (continued) Does my meter’s Constant Connection use “active” or “passive” FTP? When the meter connects to certain Pitney Bowes Data Center servers, it uses “active” FTP. Does the meter’s Constant Connection support static and dynamic addressing? If so, how can I configure the IP addressing? Your meter supports both dynamic (Table 1) and static (Table 2) IP addressing.

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    Problem: I’m getting a “not enough funds” message. You’ve tried to refill your meter with an amount that exceeds what you have available in your Pitney Bowes account. Add more postage funds using “Pay-by-Phone” and then try again. Problem: I need to edit the information I entered during installation.

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    Install the Test Application procedure. The utility emulates the connections the meter will perform and creates a log of activities that occurred during the connection attempt. This log can provide valuable diagnostic information to share with a Pitney Bowes Technical Support Representative. Still have questions? For installation support call: 1-877-817-2463.

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    Scale codes for locations in the United States Locations near a boundary may enter either code. State Code State Code Alabama Illinois Birmingham and north North of Springfield South of Birmingham Springfield and south Alaska Indiana (see map on page 16) Arizona North of Indianapolis Phoenix and north...

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    Scale codes for locations in the United States Locations near a boundary may enter either code. State Code State Code Missouri Oregon North of Springfield Salem and north Springfield and south South of Salem Montana Pennsylvania Rhode Island Helena and north South Carolina South of Helena Nebraska...

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    Scale codes for locations in Alaska and California Locations near a boundary may enter either code. Location Code = 27 Location Code = 26 Anchorage Location Code = 23 Location Code = 16 Chico Location Code = 15 San Francisco Modesto Location Code = 14 San Luis Obispo...

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    Postage-by-Phone account go to: www.pitneybowes.com and click on My Account For questions about your Pitney Bowes account or the product, call the Pitney Bowes Customer Care Center at 1-800-522-0020 (M-F 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM E.T.). To contact the United Stated Postal Service® (USPS), visit: USPS.com PB Form AW22103 Rev H 2/16 ©...

This manual also for:

Dm125, Dm200l, Dm225

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