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Why Choose Franking Sense?
Cutting-edge technology

As an independent company, we have access to all the very latest print and mail room products on the market. We rigorously bench test each and every piece of hardware and software available and select only those products for our product portfolio that meet our exceptionally high performance and reliability standards. This ensures we can always deliver the very latest in cutting-edge technology to you.

Financial strength

We have provided mail room and print solutions for over 20 years and currently service over 3,500 UK companies with mail and print solutions, from micro, SME and corporate customers to local and central Government. With increased revenues year on year for 23 years, we have created a financially stable company you can rely on. All leasing finance for our products is managed through our own leasing company, Nationwide Capital Finance.

Independent advice

We are a completely independent company and are, therefore, not tied to any particular manufacturer or brand. As such, we are always able to offer completely independent impartial advice on the best solution available for your specific needs. Our recommendation of products and services follows a no-obligation audit process by highly experienced managed service professionals.

Traditional values

Whilst our technology is modern, our values are traditional. Quite simply, we believe in providing the best possible, most complete, open and honest service to each and every one of our customers, all from under one roof.

One call to our UK-based offices gives you access to our expert independent product and solutions advice, after-sales service support, finance and consumables. No expensive calls to scripted overseas call handling centres, just prompt, courteous and knowledgeable support from a member of our experienced and friendly team.

Connect+® 1000 Franking Machine

Process up to 180 letters per minute.
Suitable for companies spending up to £1,500 per month on postage.

For a free, no obligation franking machine and mail-room consultation from one of our field-based experts, simply complete our 30 second survey or call us on

Increase mail openability by up to 250% and save over £100 per 5,000 envelopes compared to buying pre-printed with the high-speed Connect+® 1000, the world's first full colour franking machine.

The Connect+® 1000 franking machine is a digital, full colour Mailmark™ compatible franking machine, capable of processing up to 180 letters per minute. If you’re currently sending up to 2,000 mail items per day and/or spending up to £1,500 per month on postage and looking to create stunning, professional, full colour mail pieces, Connect 1000+ franking machine could be for you.

Operation of the Connect+® 1000 franking machine is made simple thanks to the large 10.2” touch screen with stylus, the home screen, which groups all the major functions together, and the super-fast on-screen keyboard. Connect+® 1000 franking machine also allows you to save commonly used jobs as well as providing the ability to access financial and usage data remotely to identify savings, track spending against budgets and monitor mail centre performance. Connect+® 1000’s optional differential weighing function means you can accurately frank mixed mail output, while the power stacker can handle up to 600 pieces of mail in a single run or a staggering 1,200 with the optional self-expanding backstop. Last, but by no means least, the Connect+® 1000 provides the capability for full-colour in-line envelope printing to create a truly professional mail piece and remove the need to buy expensive pre-printed envelopes.

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Is the Connect+® 1000 franking machine for you?
Monthly postage spend: £500-£1,500 per month
Mail volume: <2,000 letters per day

Connect+® 1000+ highlights
• 180 LPM
• 5kg integrated scale for accurate rate calculation
• Mailmark™ compatible for best postage rates
• Full colour envelope printing
• Colour touch screen display
• Comes with free Connect+® 1000 ink cartridge
• Delivered and installed by Franking Sense trained technician
• 10.2" standard colour touch screen display
• Scale options: 5, 7, 12, & 35kg
• Optional differential weighing
• 50 standard accounts, scalable to 3000
• Drop stacker or power stacker
• Print colour: Postal blue, black & white, process colour
With drop stacker: Length 1,257mm x Width 635mm
With power stacker: Length + 483mm
With colour: Length +185mm
Weight: 27.7kg
Max. processing speed: 180 letters per minute
Min. envelope dimensions: 89 x 127mm
Max. envelope dimensions: 254 x 356mm
Max. envelope thickness: 16mm
Envelope flap for sealing: 25 to 98mm
Print quality: Up to 1200 dpi
Integrated scale: 5kg
Permanent connection via wired LAN, wireless or 3G