How to re-date your mail piece using the DM300C, DM400C, and more

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Products affected: DM300C™, DM400C™, and DM475™
If metered mail cannot be mailed on the date shown in the impression, a date correction impression must be affixed to the mail item.
  1. Press Menu
  2. Select Printing Options
  3. Select Date Correction
  4. Select the desired option:
    • ​​Set today's Date
    • Advance One Day
    • Specify Days to Advance
      • ​Date can be advanced 30 days from today's date.  It cannot be be back dated beyond today's date.​
  5. You can print on a tape or directly on the back side of the envelope.  
    • ​​Printing on a tape
    1. ​Press Tape
    2. input the number of tapes, from 1 to 50
    3. Press Start
    • Printing on the back side of the envelope
    1. Place your envelope face down on the deck
    2. Press Start.
  • You can apply the tape beside or below the original impression as well as printed or affixed on the backside of the mail item in the upper right-hand corner as shown
Date correction side by side impression using a tapeDate correction below impression using a tapeDate correction on the back of the envelope using tape

UPDATED: 14 August 2021