How to Download New Postal Rates for a Pelouze Scale

DYMO is an office supply company that markets, among other things, Pelouze postal scales. The scales know the postal rates for USPS, UPS and FedEx. Several of the Pelouze models can have their postal rates updated by downloading new rates to your computer and then transferring them to the scale. In order to accomplish this, you need to have the DYMO Scale Manager program installed on your computer first.

Install DYMO Scale Manager

Download and save the DYMO Scale Manager installation file to your desktop.

Double-click the file on your desktop to launch the installer.

 

Follow all on-screen instructions to complete the installation.

 

Update Postal Rates

Connect your Pelouze scale to a serial port on your computer, using the cable that came with your scale.

 

Open DYMO Scale Manager by double-clicking the desktop icon or finding the file in your Programs list.

 

Select your Pelouze scale's model number from the list, then enter your ZIP code in the box provided.

 

Check that you've turned on your scale.

Click "Get rates for your scale." This downloads and transfers the updated rates to your scale.

 

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Joe Friedman began writing in 2008 while in the U.S. Air Force as a KC-10 tanker pilot. He is now an equipment engineer in the semiconductor manufacturing industry. Friedman holds a Bachelor of Science in engineering physics from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and a Master of Science in electrical engineering from Drexel University.