Pitney Bowes DM160i Review

Investing in a franking machine could deliver big benefits to businesses of every size. There are significant Royal Mail discounts for businesses sending franked mail rather than standard post. And, with the right machine, you can also make your mail processing a much more efficient and professional operation.

The DM160i franking machine from Pitney Bowes is best suited to businesses sending around 100 items of mail per day.

About Pitney Bowes

There are 4 manufacturers approved by the Royal Mail to supply franking machines, and Pitney Bowes is one of the longest established of them. In addition to their 90 year history of delivering products and services for businesses around the world, they also have a strong reputation for quality. Although they are a global brand they offer their services to businesses of every size including shipping, mailing, ecommerce and software.

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Specification for the DM160i

Volume & Capacity
Recommended Mail Per Day Up to 100 items but not limited
Integrated Scale Capacity 2.5kg
Envelope Printing Speed 40 mail pieces per minute
Software & Security
Pin secured: Yes
Software Updates IntelliLink provide new services and update your equipment
Mail types Parcels & letters
Envelope printing speed 40 mail pieces per minute
Secured postage Funds: Pin Secured Yes

 

Classes & Services
Mailmark Available: Yes
First Class Available: Yes
Second Class Available: Yes
Royal Mail Signed for: Yes
Special Delivery: Yes
International Airmail: Yes
Mailmark Guaranteed Lowest Prices: Yes

 

Features & Supplies
Integrated Scale: 2.5kg (can be upgraded to 7kg, 12kg or 35kg)
PC Compatible: Yes
Ink Cartridge Typical Cost £136.95
Other Information
Envelope Thickness 9.5mm
Feed Method Pass through Feeding
Advertisements 20
Ink warnings? Yes
Low Postage Funds Warning? Yes
Accounts 25 as standard but can have up to 100

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Key Features & Benefits

Multiple Accounts

The DM160i includes 25 user or department accounts as standard but it is possible to extend this up to 100 accounts if needed. This means you can monitor your postal costs by department and keep tighter control of your expenditure.

Brand Every Envelope

Reinforce your brand with every recipient by printing marketing messages, logos or QR codes on your mail.

4-Digit PIN Security

Your funds are protected by a 4-digit PIN code to give you real peace of mind.

Compact Design

With dimensions of just 345 x 230 x 400mm the DM160i will integrate neatly into any office space.

Mailmark Enabled

Print a Mailmark barcode on your outgoing mail and track each item of post on every step of its journey.

Automatic Updates & Downloads

IntelliLink technology means you can stay up to date with the latest Royal Mail franking costs and software.

Includes Up to 5 Presets

Store up to 5 presets for your most commonly used settings and mail classes to save even more time when processing your business’ post.

Is a DM160i Franking Machine Right for Your Business?

If efficiency is a priority for your business and you’re averaging around 100 items of mail per day, the DM160i could be ideal franking machine for you. It will process mail at a speed of 40 letters per minute which could transform your mailing system and free up considerable time for other areas of your business. IntelliLink technology enables the machine to automatically update in terms of both software and downloading the latest Royal Mail tariff. And with the integrated scale it will automatically and accurately calculate the correct postage for your mail every time.

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