1. Secure Mail Vault (1)
2. 46” Post (1)
3. Flange (1)
4. Mounting Bolts (4)
5. Set Screw 5/16” (1)
6. Emergency Battery Supply (1)
7. Positioning Ruler (1)
8. Adhesive Bubble Level (1)
9. Allen Wrench (3)
10. Keys (2)
11. Post Reinforcement Bar 8” (1)
12. Cap Head Bolt 4” (1)
Setting Your Security Code
Setting Your Emergency Security Code
- Pull open the inner door of the Secure Mail Vault™ and remove
the gray plastic cover on the back of the door. Install four
(4) AA batteries and replace plastic cover.
- With the inner door open, press the program button on the
back of the door (See Figure 1), the yellow light on the keypad
will turn on. You will have thirty seconds to enter your 1 to
8 digit personal security code. Press the “ * “ key to confirm
and your security code will be set.
Locking and Unlocking the Secure Mail Vault™
- With the inner door open, press the “0” button twice. The
yellow light will blink twice.
- Press the program button on the back of the door (see Figure
1), the yellow light on the keypad will turn on. You will have
thirty seconds to enter your 1-8 digit security code. Next,
press the “ * “ key to confirm and your emergency security code
will be set.
- To lock the Secure Mail Vault™ close the inner door and
press the “ # “ button. It will beep, the green and red lights
on the keypad will turn on for approximately three seconds.
When the green light turns off the door is securely locked.
- To unlock your Secure Mail Vault please enter your 1-8 digit
security code and press the “#” key to confirm. It will beep,
the green light on the keypad will turn on for approximately
three seconds. When the green light turns off the door is unlocked
(note: Should you make a mistake when entering the security
code please press the “ * “ key and re-enter the correct code.
If the security code is entered incorrectly the keypad will
beep five consecutive times indicating the wrong code has been
entered. If the security code is entered incorrectly three consecutive
times, the keypad will auto lock for three minutes during which
the beep will sound and the yellow light blink.
- If you have forgotten the security code or the batteries
have failed there is an emergency lock located behind the nameplate
on the inner door (See Figure 2). Using an allen wrench remove
the screws that hold the nameplate in place. Insert the key
(included) and open the inner door. Remove by turning the key
back to its original position and remove from the lock. To re-program
the security code please refer to section one.
- When the red light on the keypad comes on, the batteries
are low and need to be replaced. (note: if the red light flashes
this is normal and the batteries do not need to be replaced)
- To replace the batteries, open the inner door of the Secure
Mail Vault™ and remove the plastic cover on the back of the
door. Replace the four (4) AA alkaline batteries, place the
plastic cover back on to the door. (note: when replacing the
batteries you will NOT have to re-enter the security code).
- If the batteries fail while the inner door is locked you
may open the door using the procedure described in Section III,
item 3 or using the temporary battery supply that came with
the Secure Mail Vault™. Simply plug the temporary battery supply
into the keypad, it will beep and the yellow light will blink
once. (See Figure 3) Enter the security code and open the inner
door. The batteries are now accessible.
- On the outside of the Secure Mail Vault™ there is a green
light and red light (See Figure 4). The green light indicates
mail has been delivered and is ready for retrieval. When mail
is retrieved the green light will turn off.
- The red light indicates there is mail ready for pick-up
by the U.S. Postal Service. To activate the red light place
your mail in the clip on the inside of the outer door (See Figure
5). Next, press the “A/N” key on the keypad and close the outer
door. The red light on the side of the Secure Mail Vault will
begin flashing indicating there is mail ready for pick-up. When
the mail is picked up the red light will turn off. If you do
not want to use the LED mail indicators, a manual on/off switch
is located beneath the program key on the back side of the inner
- As an alternative, located on the bottom of the Secure Mail
Vault is the Carrier Signal Flag (See Figure 6). This option
can be used in accordance with U.S. Postal Service standards.
CUSTOMERS ARE REQUIRED TO CONTACT THE LOCAL POST OFFICE BEFORE INSTALLING
THE MAILBOX TO ENSURE ITS CORRECT PLACEMENT AND HEIGHT AT THE STREET.
GENERALLY, MAILBOXES ARE INSTALLED AT A HEIGHT OF 41-45 INCHES FROM
THE ROAD SURFACE TO THE INSIDE FLOOR OF THE MAILBOX OR POINT OF
MAIL ENTRY AND ARE SET BACK 6-8 INCHES FROM FRONT FACE OF CURB OR
ROAD EDGE TO THE MAILBOX DOOR.
Installing the Flange
Installing the Post (Recommended)
- Place flange on the top of 46” post (See Figure 7)
Screw mounting bolt into middle of flange and secure tightly
(See Figure 8)
- Place 5/16” set screw located on the lower half of the flange
(See Figure 9)
Installing the Secure Mail Vault
- Once you have located the proper place to install the Secure
Mail Vault™ it is time to affix the post. Dig a hole with a
diameter of approximately 12” and a depth of approximately 21”.
- Place the post in the middle of the hole so that 21” is
below ground and 27” is above ground. (See Figure 10)
- Place Post Reinforcement Bar through the two holes located
near the bottom of the post
- Adhere the Bubble Level on the positioning ruler and place
the ruler in the grooves of the flange (See Figure 11)
- Turn the post until the positioning ruler is perpendicular
to the street (See Figure 12)
- Affix the post in the ground using concrete and allow to
- On the top of the flange there are four mounting holes (See
Figure 13). Open the inner doors of the Secure Mail Vault™,
located inside there are four mounting holes (See Figure 14).
- Place the Secure Mail Vault on the top of the flange and
align the mounting holes on the Secure Mail Vault with the mounting
holes on the flange.
- Install the four mounting bolts that came in the package.
(See Figure 15).
- The Secure Mail Vault is now installed.