Pitney Bowes DM400M Review

Franking your business’ mail, rather than sending by standard post, is a simple and effective way to save money on your mailing costs, streamline mailing process and give your outgoing mail a more professional appearance.

The DM400M is designed to process around 500 items of mail per day at an impressive speed of 95 letters per minute.

About Pitney Bowes

Pitney Bowes is an international brand with more than 90 years of experience in providing businesses with the services and products they need to grow. This includes solutions in mailing, shipping, office equipment, global ecommerce and software. Their services can be tailored for businesses of every size from small business to 90% of the Fortune 500.

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As 1 of only 4 authorised companies approved by the Royal Mail to supply franking machines in the UK, Pitney Bowes franking machines have a reputation for quality and reliability. They offer a range of machines for every volume of mail output.

Specification for the DM400M

Volume & Capacity
Recommended Mail Per Day Up to 500 items per day
Integrated Scale Capacity 2.5kg or 5kg
Envelope Printing Speed 95 letters per minute
Software & Security
Pin secured: Yes
Software Updates Yes
Mail types Parcels & letters
Envelope printing speed 95 letters 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 or 5kg (can be upgraded to 7kg, 12kg or 35 kg)
PC Compatible: Yes
Ink Cartridge Typical Cost £184.95
Other Information
Envelope Thickness Up to 8mm
Feed Method All Automatic
Prints 11000
Prints 1.2p
Advertisements 20 advertisements
Ink warnings? Yes
Low Postage Funds Warning? Yes
Accounts 25 accounts as standard able to upgrade

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Key Features & Benefits

Multiple User Accounts

The DM400M includes 25 user accounts as standard but this is extendable up to 300 for larger sized businesses.

Marketing Messages

Printing up 20 advertising messages, logos or QR codes on your envelopes to reinforce and promote your brand.

PIN Security

Enjoy peace of mind knowing that your postage funds and account are protected from misuse with a 4-digit PIN code.

Optional Differential Weighing

If you choose to include the differential weighing option you can place all your mail on the scale at once, then remove a piece at a time. The DM400M will then accurately calculate the postage as each item is removed and apply it as it is processed through the machine.

Mailmark Barcoding

Royal Mail now offer Mailmark barcoding which your DM400M will perform; it adds the barcode to each item of outgoing mail so you can track its progress.

IntelliLink Included

The DM400M includes IntelliLink technology which automatically downloads the latest Royal Mail postage costs and software via the internet to ensure you’re always up to date, avoiding postage errors and fines.

Fully Automatic Envelope Feeder

Transform your mail processing and improve efficiency with the fully automatic envelope feeder.

Is a DM400M Franking Machine Right for Your Business?

The DM400M is the highest capacity franking machine in the Pitney Bowes range. As such it offers a great deal of functionality and flexibility so you can tailor it to suit your business. This includes up to 300 user accounts, 20 advertising messages and integrated scale options between 2.5kg to 35kg. It’s equipped with the latest IntelliLink and Mailmark technology from Royal Mail, fully automatic envelope feeder and differential weighing option, so your mail processing will stay at the cutting edge of efficiency and quality. If your business is processing as much as 500 items of mail per day and needs to do so at high speed, the DM400M could be the ideal solution.

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