If you are a big company sending 500 or more letters per day, you will benefit from the DM450C.


  • 20 internal ad storage
  • 120 letters per minute
  • Automatic tape dispenser for parcels and oversized items
  • Low ink warning
  • Seal only or no seal mode
  • Water level indicator
  • Low postage funds warning
  • 5 job presets
  • 8 mm thick envelopes
  • Password protection
  • 25 accounts
  • Auto dating
  • Date and time stamping

General Information

The DM450C will easily integrate into your office environment. It operates quietly so it doesn’t disturb other ongoing tasks. It is Energy Star compliant. It automatically goes to a sleep mode when not in use for a period of time. This lowers your electric bill and prolongs the life of the machine.

You don’t need to memorize classes and rates or post rate guides on your walls. All current domestic and some international rates are saved in the system. It will do all simple and complex calculations for you. To help you finish your work faster, you can save your most commonly use jobs in the system and only press one button every time you need them. The control panel is user friendly so even newbies can easily frank letters.

This model is powered by InteliLink technology to easily refill your credits and download the latest rates from Royal Mail.  You also get to access special services online.

It has features such as auto-dating and incoming mail date stamping to efficiently manage your mail.

Common Problems

Your equipment will flash an error code when there’s a problem. To know exactly what that problem is, go to the Pitney Bowes website. They will teach you what the problem is and how to fix it. They also have other trouble shooting guides for other problems. If these don’t work, call up customer service so they can send a technician to diagnose the problem and fix it. Never fix the machine on your own.


Prices and Dealers
You can get this model from Pitney Bowes and other Royal Mail approved suppliers for around £5,000. You can rent it for around £200 for a 5-year contract. Be sure to ask about free services and starter kits. If your renting be clear with the service and maintenance agreement as you don’t want to pay for extra charges in the future.

Some suppliers will charge an installation fee. Some will also charge you for recrediting, downloading rate changes and logo and return address. Some give these services for free.

Other costs to budget for are ink cartridges and labels.


As a Pitney Bowes customer you are entitled to select Royal Mail services such as Special Delivery, Recorded Signed For, Frank Pay, Airsure, CleanMail, CleanMail Plus and CleanMail Advance. All your first and second class letters and parcels will get huge discounts. There’s no minimum number of items to send to avail of the discount.

With this equipment, you can turn your boring envelopes into intriguing advertisements. You can improve your sales with the use of effective marketing campaigns. Print discount codes, special offers and coupons or print a personalized message to impress your customers. Print your return address so that you can effectively clean your mailing list.

Are you having a hard time following multiple client or departmental accounts? Now those days are over as you can easily keep track of every single one of them. You can generate reports to see how much you are spending on a client and measure its effectiveness.

The DM450C can keep up with the demands of your mailroom and give you more than just franked letters. Your whole company can benefit from it. Any department that is involved with direct mailing will feel and see an improvement.

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