Pitney Bowes DM220i Review

There are big savings to be made by investing in franking machine for your business. Royal Mail offer significant discounts for each item of franked mail. In addition, the automation available with the latest franking machines could transform the efficiency of your outgoing mail systems and give your mail a more professional finish.

The DM220i franking machine from Pitney Bowes is suitable for medium to large sized businesses sending around 200 items of mail per day.

About Pitney Bowes

Pitney Bowes franking machines well known for their high quality, efficiency and reliability. The company has been designing and supplying services and products to businesses around the world for over 90 years. They work with small businesses and 90% of the Fortune 500 in several areas including shipping, mailing, ecommerce and software.

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The Royal Mail has approved only 4 manufacturers to supply franking machines to UK businesses including Pitney Bowes.

Specification for the DM220i

Volume & Capacity
Recommended Mail Per Day 200 items per day
Integrated Scale Capacity 5kg
Envelope Printing Speed 45 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 45 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: 5kg (can be upgraded to 7kg, 12kg or 35 kg)
PC Compatible: Yes
Ink Cartridge Typical Cost £136.95
Other Information
Envelope Thickness 9.5mm
Feed Method Pass through feeding
Advertisements 20 advertisements
Ink warnings? Yes
Low Postage Funds Warning? Yes
Accounts Up to 100

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Key Features & Benefits

Set Up Multiple User Accounts

You have the flexibility to create up to 100 user or department accounts with the DM220i. This is an effective way to monitor your postage expenditure by department and keep track of the budget.

Advertising Messages

The DM220i enables you to print up to 20 advertising messages, logos or QR codes on every envelope you send out; this is a great way to promote your brand.

Safe & Secure

Your postage funds are kept secure and protected from misuse by a 4-digit PIN code.

Compact Design

Despite this machine’s high volume capacity, it retains the sleek, compact design associated with Pitney Bowes franking machines with dimensions of just 345 x 230 x 400mm.

Mailmark Barcoding

The DM220i will print a Mailmark barcode on your post; this technology from the Royal Mail means your mail can be scanned at each stage of its journey so you can track its progress.

IntelliLink

As the machine is connected to the internet and equipped with IntelliLink technology it will automatically download the latest software updates and Royal Mail tariff.

Store Up to 5 Presets

Save time on your mail processing by creating up to 5 presets for your most used settings and mail classes.

Differential Weighing

This machine will perform differential weighing which means you can place all the mai on the scale at once, then remove a piece one at a time. The machine will calculate the postage for each item as it is removed and applies the postage to the piece as it goes through the machine.

Is a DM220i Franking Machine Right for Your Business?

If you’re looking for a reliable and efficient franking machine, you won’t go far wrong with a Pitney Bowes model. This particular machine is a great solution for businesses with a relatively high mail output as it can handle 200 items of post per day without breaking a sweat. The machine is simple to use but offers enough functionality to make it suitable for any time of business. Up to 100 user accounts and 20 different advertising messages give you the flexibility you need to customise your mailing system. The integrated scale can weigh up to 5kg and will perform differential weighing.

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