Troubleshooting connection errors on the DM300-DM475

Learn how to resolve connection errors and system messages on the DM300c / DM400c / DM475c (G920) and DM300M / DM400M / DM475M (G922).
Products affected: DM300c, DM400c, DM475c (G920, G925); DM300M, DM400M, DM475M (G922)


The franking machine displays one of the following error codes or system messages, and will not connect to the Pitney Bowes Data Centre:
  • Error codes on franking machine: 1813, 94, 200D, DE00, DE03, DE04, DE05, DE06, DE07, DE08, DE09, DE0A, DE0B, DE0C, DE0D, DE0E, DE0F, DE10, DE11, DE12, DE13, DE14, DE15, DE16, DE17, DE18, DE19, DE1A, DE1B, DE1C, DE1C, DE1D, DE1E, DE1F, DE20, DE21, DE22, DE23, DE24, DE25, DE26, DE27, DE28, DE29, DE30
  • Error codes in PC Meter Connect: EDE00, EDE03, EDE04, EDE05, EDE06, EDE07, EDE08, EDE09, EDE0A, EDE0B, EDE0C, EDE0D, EDE0E, EDE0F, EDE10, EDE11, EDE12, EDE13, EDE14, EDE15, EDE16, EDE17, EDE18, EDE19, EDE1A, EDE1B, EDE1C, EDE1C, EDE1D, EDE1E, EDE1F, EDE20, EDE21, EDE22, EDE23, EDE24, EDE25, EDE26, EDE27, EDE28, EDE30
  • Messages: No Dial Tone, Data Centre Busy, Link Negotiation Failed, No Carrier Detected, No Carrier Detected Online, Modem Connection to AT&T Failed, Invalid User Id/Password, No Modem Detected, Connection Dropped, Cannot Reach Data Centre, Line Busy, and Connection Lost, Intellilink dropped, No Carrier Detected On Line


The franking machine is not connecting to the server.


You are not connecting using our newest device. We recommend that you upgrade for free to our latest connection device, SmartLink™.

SmartLink™ connects your franking machine to your LAN (Local Area Network) via an ethernet cable or WiFi.  It enables you to add postage and perform data uploads with speed and ease, as well as access postage rates and software updates automatically by connecting your franking machine digitally to Pitney Bowes.

Order and install a SmartLink™ device.

Restart your franking machine. Follow these steps for a safe restart:
  1. Unplug the power cord.
  2. Wait one to three minutes.
  3. Plug the power cord back in, ensuring that it is plugged directly into a wall outlet.
  4. If you still have a connection issue after rebooting, see one of the following sections below:


PC Meter Connect™
  • For issues connecting over the internet via computer using the PC Meter Connect application, first make sure that the franking machine's Connection Mode is set to "Auto":
  1. Press Options.
  2. Press Page Down twice.
  3. Select Data Center Options.
  4. Press Page Down.
  5. The third option is Connection Mode: ...:
    1. If the franking machine displays Connection Mode: Phone, press the corresponding button on the left. The franking machine will return to the Data Center Options page. Press Page Down, the franking machine should now display Connection Mode: Auto.
    2. When the franking machine displays Connection Mode: Auto, press the Home button to return to the Home page.
Analogue telephone line: If you need further assistance, please contact us.

UPDATED: 25 March 2022