1. Loading Rates is typically performed when the USPS changes postal rates.

  2. Prerequisites

    Prior to loading rates the following conditions must be met:
    • The machine must be covered by a rate protection contract.
    • The new rates can be loaded before or after the effective date of the new rates.

  3. Basic Steps:

    1. Press the MENU button.
    2. From the ADVERTS screen, press the arrow button on the bottom right of the screen, until MEMORY CARD is displayed.   
    3. Once MEMORY CARD is displayed, press OK.
    4. INSERT CARD will be displayed. 
    - Insert the Rate Card with the model number facing forward into the slot located on top of the WJ20. 
    - Press the card down until it stops, press OK.
    5. If the Rate Card is not properly inserted, INSERT CARD will be displayed after OK is selected. 
    - Remove the card and repeat the previous steps.
    6. MEMORY CARD and the rate to be loaded will be displayed on the screen. - The rate on the screen should display the correct Rate File. Press OK.
    - Check Latest Rate File versions to view the list of rate file versions .
    7. The mailing machine will prompt to replace the previous rate file. - If you have a new meter, you will not see this screen. - Press OK.
    8. Wait for the new rates to load.
    9. When the rates are loaded, the mailing machine will display MEMORY CARD LOADING COMPLETE.
    10. The new rates have been successfully loaded. 
    - Remove the Rate Card from the mailing machine. 
    - Press the C button to return to the Ready screen.
    11. Unplug the IJ-25 power cord from the outlet, wait 10 seconds, and reconnect the power cord to restart the meter 
    - The new rates will not become active until the effective date of the rate change.

    The Preset Postage Value may need to be changed after the new rates are active.

  4. Procedure

    1. From the Ready screen, press the MENU button.

    2. From the ADVERTS screen, press the arrow button on the bottom right of the screen, until MEMORY CARD is displayed.

    3. Once MEMORY CARD is displayed, press OK.

    4. INSERT CARD will be displayed. 
      - Insert the Rate Card with the model number facing forward into the slot located on top of the IJ-25 / WJ20
      - Press the card down until it stops, press OK.

    5. If the Rate Card is not properly inserted, INSERT CARD will be displayed after OK is selected. 
      - Remove the card and repeat the previous steps.

    6. MEMORY CARD and the rate to be loaded will be displayed on the screen. 
      - The rate on the screen should display the new Rate File. Press OK.
      - Check the Latest Rate File versions to view the list of rate file versions .

    7. The mailing machine will prompt to replace the previous rate file. 
      - If you have a new meter, you will not see this screen. - Press OK.

    8. Wait for the new rates to load.

    9. When the rates are loaded, the mailing machine will display MEMORY CARD LOADING COMPLETE.

    10. The new rates have been successfully loaded. - Remove the Rate Card from the mailing machine. - Press the C button to return to the Ready screen.

    11. Unplug the IJ-25 power cord from the outlet, wait 10 seconds, and reconnect the power cord to restart the meter - The new rates will not become active until the effective date of the rate change. The Preset Postage Value may need to be changed after the new rates are active.

Date created:
12/01/2015 16:38:56
Last updated:
12/29/2015 19:57:34
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