Mechanical Rate Charts

    Year Royalty
    1909 – 1977 The greater of 2¢ per minute of playing time or fraction thereof
    January 1, 1978 The greater of 2.75¢ or 0.5¢ per minute of playing time or fraction thereof
    January 1, 1981 The greater of 4¢ or 0.75¢ per minute of playing time or fraction thereof
    January 1, 1983  The greater of 4.25¢ or 0.8¢ per minute of playing time or fraction thereof
    July 1, 1984  The greater of 4.5¢ or 8.5¢ per minute of playing time or fraction thereof
    January 1, 1986  The greater of 5¢ or 0.95¢ per minute of playing time or fraction thereof
    January 1, 1988  The greater of 5.25¢ or 1¢ per minute of playing time or fraction thereof
    January 1, 1990  The greater of 5.7¢ or 1.1¢ per minute of playing time or fraction thereof
    January 1, 1992  The greater of 6.25¢ or 1.2¢ per minute of playing time or fraction thereof
    January 1, 1994  The greater of 6.6¢ or 1.25¢ per minute of playing time or fraction thereof
    January 1, 1996  The greater of 6.95¢ or 1.3¢ per minute of playing time or fraction thereof
    January 1, 1998  The greater of 7.1¢ or 1.35¢ per minute of playing time or fraction thereof
    January 1, 2000  The greater of 7.55¢ or 1.45¢ per minute of playing time or fraction thereof
    January 1, 2002  The greater of 8.0¢ or 1.55¢ per minute of playing time or fraction thereof
    January 1, 2004  The greater of 8.5¢ or 1.65¢ per minute of playing time or fraction thereof
    January 1, 2006  The greater of 9.1¢ or 1.75¢ per minute of playing time or fraction thereof

    (Canadian currency)

    Year Royalty
    1988 The greater of 5.25¢ or 1.05¢ per minute of playing time or fraction thereof
    1990 The greater of 5.9¢ or 1.18¢ per minute of playing time or fraction thereof
    1992 The greater of 6.25¢ or 1.25¢ per minute of playing time or fraction thereof
    1994 The greater of 6.47¢ or 1.294¢ per minute of playing time or fraction thereof
    1996 The greater of 6.6¢ or 1.32¢ per minute of playing time or fraction thereof
    1998 The greater of 7.1¢ or 1.42¢ per minute of playing time or fraction thereof
    2000 The greater of 7.4¢ or 1.48¢ per minute of playing time or fraction thereof
    2002 The greater of 7.7¢ or 1.54¢ per minute of playing time or fraction thereof
    2007 The greater of 8.1¢ or 1.62¢ per minute of playing time or fraction thereof
    2010 The greater of 8.3¢ or 1.66¢ per minute of playing time or fraction thereof