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Franking Machine Comparisons, Guides and Reviews
The Franking Machine Review / Comparison tables below detail the full total Cost Of Ownership for most current UK franking machines.
At Mailcoms we pride ourselves on only offering equipment that is reliable and cost effective to run and doesn't cost over 5p in ink for every letter you send reducing your potential savings (as in the case of some of our competitors). To see how our equipment compares check out our comparison tables below and then compare our service buy checking out the independent review site www.trustpilot.co.uk and search for your potential supplier.
See Notes at the bottom of this page for data sources and further information.
Fully Comprehensive Service Cover Approx. £400.00 Inc. Scale
£125.00 Per Cartridge for 10,000 Prints = 1.2p per print
Included with service Contract or £130 PA without
Please note this is only a guide to assist you in asking the questions for details of extra costs that you may not be aware of. This table doesn't include rental or purchase prices as this needs to be obtained from the suppliers directly. We have have compiled this comparison based on information given to us from a combination of customers, manufacturers web sites, contacting the manufacturer and manufacturer / supplier price lists. Further details of the data source can be found at the bottom of this page. Manufacturers and suppliers can change their prices up or down or introduce new products that may alter the machines cost of ownership either up or down. For exact prices please contact the equipment manufacturer.
Neopost Ink Cartridge & Labels Pricing: copy and paste the following url into your address bar:http://www.op-insight.co.uk/IWCatSectionView.process?IWAction=Load&Merchant_Id=179&Catalog_Id=141,45&Section_Id=4755&WT.svl=left
The Comparisons / Reviews / Jargon Explained:
Disclaimer:The information on this page is to be used as a guide only, whilst we try and keep the data as accurate and up to date as possible pricing and offers can often change and as such we cannot guarantee its accuracy and should be checked direct with the supplier on the numbers below each supplier section.Pricing for rate changes, recrediting charges, ink cartridge life and pricing should be available on the Neopost and Pitney Bowes web sites as per the Office of Fair Trading undertaking given under section 154 of the enterprise Act 2002 dated 17th June 2005.Pitney Bowes cartridge yields courtesy of www.pb.com (US Web site), UK yields may differ slightly.
Ink cartridge pricing courtesy of www.pitneybowes.co.uk and www.neopost.co.ukAll ink cartridge/cassette yields may vary depending on the usage of company logos and the density of ink used.
* Pitney Bowes Recrediting & Rate Updates For PostageByPhone (Payment in Advance) a fee of £6 per refill is payable (£9 if payment by invoice).
For PurchasePower (Payment in Arrears) a fee of £5.50 will be applied to refills between £0 and £100, for refills between £101 and £1,300 a fee of £13 will be applied and for refills above £1,300 a fee of 1% will be applied.
Royal Mail Inland & International rates are available for download at £160 per annum for unlimited changes.
Special Delivery rates are available for download at £30 each per annum for unlimited changes.
Both Royal Mail Inland & International and Special Delivery rates are included with PBInclusive.** Neopost recrediting charged as Follows:Re-crediting charges are billed annually in arrears, with charges based on the number of re-credits during the year. In addition, charges are made to reflect the connection cost via phone or LAN:
Number of recredits
during contract year
1 to 4
5 to 10
11 to 20
21 to 30
30 or more
Connection via LAN, or a Premium rate phone line (additionally charged at £1.50 per minute for ‘IS’ Range or via a standard National rate for ‘IJ’ range, call duration normally less than 1 minute) connection via a standard National rate phone line (duration normally less than 1 minute) actual cost may vary depending on connection and data transfer speeds.
# Frama Recrediting & Rate Updates
Frama charge £30 per 6 months for recrediting, this and the Royal Mail rate updates may be included in their premium service and support cover