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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.

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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.

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Connect+® 3000 Franking Machine

Process up to 310 letters per minute.
Designed for companies spending over £1,500 per month on postage.

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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+® 3000, the world's first full colour franking machine.

The Connect+® 3000 franking machine is a digital, full colour Mailmark™ compatible franking machine, with dynamic Weigh-on-the-Way™ scale for fast, efficient processing of both sorted and unsorted letters. Connect+® 3000 franking machine is ideal for high volume postage up to 4,000 items per day and should be considered if you are spending over £1,500 per month on postage and need full colour envelope printing.

Connect+® 3000 ensures the correct postage costs every time, whether you send sorted or unsorted mail, postcards, letters or parcels with a choice of scales up to 35kg and Weigh-on-the-Way™ and Dimensions-on-the-Way™ in-line weighing and rating features, which automatically rate mail according to size, weight and dimensions. The 1200dpi colour printer prints in vibrant full colour or black to give the most professional look and feel to your mail, with the added benefit of eliminating the need to purchase expensive pre-printed envelopes. The standard drop stacker and optional Power Stacker give you the flexibility to process high volumes of mail, while keeping them all in pre-sorted order. The exceptional processing speed of the Connect+® 3000 means that you can automatically process up to 310 letters per minute. This incredible efficiency is enhanced by the envelope sealing function, which is available for both open and closed flap sealing. For ease of use, the Connect+® 3000 franking machine has a 15" colour touch screen, QWERTY keyboard and the ability to save commonly used jobs. Powerful accounting tools enable you to monitor and control up to 500 departmental accounts for accurate budgeting.

The Connect+® 3000 is a genuine mailing system, much more than just a franking machine. It is the most sophisticated full colour franking system on the market today, delivering ease-of-use, total flexibility and powerful dynamic mail processing, coupled with a full colour 1200dpi printing capability.

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Is the Connect+® 3000 franking machine for you?
Monthly postage spend: >£1,500 per month
Mail volume: < 4000 letters per day
Full colour envelope printing: Yes

Connect+® 3000 highlights:
• 310 LPM
• 10-35kg scale
• Mailmark™ compatible for best postage rates
• Full colour envelope printing
• Dynamic in-line scale for mixed mail processing
• Seal and frank
• 15" colour touch screen for ease of use
• Comes with free Connect+® 3000 franking machine ink cartridges
• Delivered and installed by Franking Sense trained technician
• Dynamic automatic shape-based rating (WOW® & DOW®)
• Four speed options: 105/165 (standard) 135/220 170/270 and 205/310 LPM in dynamic / non-dynamic modes
• Full colour ink envelope printing
• Open- or closed-flap sealing
• Pump-fed pad sealing system
• Flexible printing
• Up to 500 accounts
• 15" colour touch-screen display with on-screen QWERTY keyboard
• 5kg 7kg.12kg 35kg. scale options
• Optional differential weighing
• Drop stacker as standard (Power stacker optional)
With drop stacker: Length 1,867mm x Width 648mm
Power stacker adds 483mm to length.
Colour adds 165mm to length
Weight: 63.6kg
Max. processing speed (batch): 310 letters per minute
Max. processing speed (dynamic): 205 letters per minute
Min. envelope dimensions: 89 x 127mm
Max. envelope dimensions: 254x356mm
Max. envelope thickness: 19mm
Envelope flap for sealing: 25 to 98mm
Print colour: Postal blue, black & white, process colour
Print quality: 1200 dpi
Stacking options: Drop stacker or power stacker
Screen: Colour touch screen (15” XGA)
Interfaced weighing options: 5, 7, 12, & 35kg
Weigh-on-the-Way™ (WOW®) dynamic scale: Standard (weight limit: 500g)
Dimensions on the Way™ (DOW®): Standard
Differential weighing: Optional
Max. no. of accounts: 100 standard, optional 500