Resolve Error 1280 on the DM500, DM800i, DM900, DM1000, and more

Products affected: DM500™, DM525™, DM550™, DM575™, DM800™, DM800i™, DM825™, DM875™, DM900™, DM925™, DM1000™, DM1100™


The meter displays error code 1280 and will not run in WOW mode.


The Weigh-On-The-Way® (WOW) system has encountered an unexpected error.


UPDATED: September 1, 2017
You may be able to clear the error by restarting your meter. Follow these steps to restart safely:
  1. Turn the power off with the power switch.
  2. Wait for the display to turn off.
  3. Wait one to three minutes.
  4. Turn the power switch back on.
Note: Do not touch the mailing machine while it is booting up. Also, make sure that there are no air currents blowing on the mailing machine and there is no table vibration.
If the issue is not resolved, contact client support. Please have your model number ready.