IS-280c desktop franking machine


Franking made easy for a small office environment

The Quadient IS-280c is the perfect franking machine for small businesses, offering sophisticated features in a compact package.

No more queuing at the Post Office. No more guessing the correct postage. No more running out of stamps. The IS-280c postage meter can be re-credited on-line with postage 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The built in scale and rate wizard accurately calculate the right postage every time.

State-of-the-art technology. Whisper-quiet operation. And a Myquadient online account for access to additional services and bill payment. The IS-280c is the best-in-class solution to meet all your mail processing requirements.

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Why choose the IS-280?

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Cost control

Save 3 cents on First-Class™ postage and access Commercial Base Pricing for USPS shipments using Neoship

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Integrated scale and standard Rate Wizard ensure accurate postal class selection and value

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Easy to use control panel with short cuts make navigation a breeze

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Customize your mail pieces with an image, logo or message using Neoslogan

Powerful performance with a compact design

Never run out of ink

Keeping your mail moving couldn’t be easier with Low Ink Email Alerts. In addition to email alerts, you can also sign up for our ink subscription service.

Simple to use

The intuitive and user-friendly control panel makes IS-280c easy to use. Access the menu and recurring tasks using fewer clicks via shortcut keys.

Manage, track, and control

Track postal expense by department or activity. The IS-280c features up to 10 accounts for postage expense reporting. Plus, accessing your Myquadient account allows you to see your postage expenses at a glance.


A franked letter simply looks more professional. And you can opt to print a logo or marketing message on your envelopes to promote your business. Select from a library of over 100 images or create your own in minutes. The IS-280c can store up to 8 images with the click of a button.


The IS-280c’s standard high-speed and secure LAN internet connection means you can enjoy fast and easy rate change updates, software downloads, and funds resetting. 


Processing speed Up to 18 lpm
Feeding capability Manual
Weighing platform (integrated) 2 lbs. standard, 5 lbs. optional
Personalized text messages 10 custom
Rate wizard Standard
Default rate settings Standard
Job imprint memories 9
Account tracking 1 department standard; (up to 5 or 10 optional)
Rate shortcut keys 6
Envelope thickness 5/16"
Envelope orientation Landscape or portrait
Incoming mail date stamp Standard
Low ink email alerts Standard
4-digit PIN code Up to 10 with optional account upgrade
Postal mail class inscriptions Automatic
System Dimensions Length x Depth x Height
IS-280 13" x 9" x 8"
IS-280 with integrated scale 6.4 lbs.
Envelope maximum 12" x 15"
Ad slogans 8
USB memory key Available
External USB printer Available
Enhanced online reporting Available with upgrade
Online postage usage reporting Standard
Quadient Postage Funding Available
Neoship Available
Commercial Rates app Available
E-Services with Electronic Return Receipt™ Available
Envelope minimum 3.5" x 5"
Postage meter tapes Standard
E-Services app Available

Ecotrend Ecologics Ltd. has received exceptional customer service from Quadient. I was extremely stressed out due to some shenanigans from another mailing machine supplier and Quadient came to the rescue. They went above and beyond and I would recommend them to anyone!

— Karen

Account Receivable, Ecotrend Ecologics Ltd.

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