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DM200 Digital Mailing System – Access to Discounted Rates

DM200 Digital Mailing System – Access to Discounted Rates
  • Donor or Provider: Pitney Bowes
  • Platform: Windows
  • Format: Hardware
  • Product ID: HW-46317
  • Availability: Available

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Description

This offer allows nonprofit organizations and public libraries to rent the Pitney Bowes DM200 Digital Mailing System for $24.99 a month, a rate significantly lower than retail. There is no charge for the first 60 days. The DM200 is suitable for organizations with an average monthly mail volume of 100 to 1,000 pieces. The rental term is open-ended. Pitney Bowes asks for a commitment of at least a year, but organizations are not contractually obligated for any length of time.

The donation includes the following:

  • Postage meter
  • Scale
  • Envelope feed
  • Sealer
  • Service agreement, including maintenance and repair
  • One ink cartridge, capable of producing up to 3,000 impressions. Subsequent supplies can be purchased from Pitney Bowes at list price.
  • Two free postage downloads. Subsequent downloads incur a reset fee of $9.99 each.

There is a shipping charge of $9.99 for the equipment.

The hardware is remanufactured, not new, and factory certified by Pitney Bowes as a green alternative. It must be returned to Pitney Bowes at the end of the rental term.

The meter qualifies for discount rates for Priority Mail and Express Mail under the USPS Commercial Based Pricing program. Average savings are about 5 percent.

Mailing Capabilities

  • Download postage and postal rate changes directly to the system from the Pitney Bowes datacenter through an analog phone line or a PC's Internet connection
  • Use USPS delivery confirmation services electronically
  • Print a logo or message on the envelope or tape
  • Print a record of postage expenses for up to 10 accounts
  • Print a date and time stamp on incoming mail

Specifications

Printing rate:
40 pieces per minute
Scale capacity:
10 pounds
Dimensions (H x W x D):
10.75 x 18 x 16.25 inches
Weight:
17.5 pounds
Maximum thickness of fed pieces:
3/8 inch

For pieces that are too large to be fed, users can print postage onto a tape sheet.

Terms and Conditions

Recipients must agree to Pitney Bowes' terms and conditions (PDF).

Billing

Pitney Bowes will require each organization to provide a credit card that will be billed each month and also charged for services such as downloaded postage resets. There is an initial minimum postage purchase of $10.

Support

The Pitney Bowes Account Support page offers links to an FAQ, online support, and phone numbers.

Choose Carefully

The administrative fee for this product is not refundable, and the product cannot be exchanged.

Obtaining This Product

When TechSoup approves your donation request, we will send a message to your organization email address with instructions for obtaining and activating this product.

System Requirements

  • For downloading postage and postal rate changes through a telephone line — an analog line
  • For downloading postage and postal rate changes through a PC:
    • Hardware:
      • 1.2-GHz (or higher) processor
      • 512 MB or more RAM
    • Software:
      • Windows 2000; Windows XP; Windows Vista; Windows 7; latest service pack
    • Internet connection

Rules, Eligibility and Restrictions

  • Quantity: Organizations may request one product per fiscal year (July 1 to June 30).
  • Budget: Organizations with annual operating budgets of any size are eligible for products in this program.
  • Nonprofits and libraries only: Products in this program are available only to qualifying nonprofits with 501(c)(3) designation and to public libraries. Public libraries must either have valid 501(c)(3) nonprofit status or be listed in the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) database.
  • Organization types: The following organization types are not eligible to request products in the program.
    • Schools
    • Most health services organizations
    • Scientific researchers
    • Business and professional organizations
    • Agricultural organizations
    • Mutual organizations
    • Membership benefit organizations
    • Legal aid groups
    • Political and advocacy groups
    • Some other organizations
  • Existing customers: Organizations that have a Pitney Bowes subscription are not eligible for products in this program.
  • Territories: Organizations in U.S. territories may not request products in this program.
  • Terms of service: Organizations that request Pitney Bowes products must agree to any applicable terms of service.
  • Anti-discrimination policy: Organizations that advocate, support, or practice discrimination based on age, ethnicity, gender, national origin, disability, race, size, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic background are not eligible to participate in this program. Organizations must be willing and able to attest that they do not discriminate on any of these grounds in order to receive products in this program.
  • Case study: Recipient organizations must be willing and able to provide information to Pitney Bowes for the purposes of creating a case study or testimonial on this program.
  • Product distribution:
    • Products will be distributed under this program to qualifying organizations only, not to individuals.
    • Recipient organizations may not transfer or resell Pitney Bowes products.