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How to set warning alerts on your mailstation series

UPDATED: 07 July 2015

Your mailstation™ or mailstation2™ can be set to warn you if your funds are below a certain amount, called the Low Funds Warning. Or if you have manually entered postage that is more than a predetermined amount, you can set a High Value Warning. These are helpful reminders when managing postage funding necessary for your meter. 

Setting the Low Funds Warning on the mailstation or mailstation2

Your meter warns you when the postage in the machine reaches a certain amount. This warning acts as a reminder to add more postage to the meter. 

Note: The Low Funds Warning can be set from $0 up to $99999.99

To set the Low Funds Warning follow these steps:

  1. Press Menu
  2. Use the Review buttons to scroll to Change Setup? Press Yes/ Enter
  3. Use the Review buttons to scroll to Change Low Funds Warning? Press Yes/ Enter
  4. Enter the amount you would like your system to display the message for a Low Funds Warning
  5. Enter in whole dollars only, do not enter the decimal point
  6. Press Yes/ Enter
  7. A confirmation message appears
  8. When you are prompted to stay in setup, press No to return to the Main screen

Setting the High Value Warning on the mailstation or mailstation2

Your meter warns you when a manually entered postage value is higher than a specified maximum amount. This feature helps prevent users from accidentally printing a postage value that is more than needed.

Note: This warning does not apply to postage amounts determined by the internal rating feature.

To set the High Value Warning:

  1. Press Menu
  2. Use the Review buttons to scroll to Change Setup? Press Enter/ Yes
  3. Use the Review buttons to scroll to Change High Value Warning? Press Enter/ Yes
  4. Enter the amount you want the system to display the High Value Warning
  5. Enter the amount in dollars and cents (do not enter the decimal point)
  6. Press Enter/ Yes
  7. A confirmation message appears
  8. When you are prompted to stay in setup, press No to return to the Main screen