IS-280 postage meter


Mailing made easy for a small office environment

Quadient’s IS-280 iMeter™ postage meter brings you a simplified mail processing experience. This compact, powerful mailing system combines mail and parcel processing into one easy solution.

With the IS-280, you won’t have to wait in line for stamps ever again. Postage funds are easily downloaded into the meter with the click of a button. A standard 2lb. and optional 5lb. scale ensures the correct weight of every item being processed, preventing over and underspending. The Rate Wizard simplifies the process of selecting the correct postal class and rate. Shortcut keys save time by providing instant job setup.

With whisper-quiet operation and a Myquadient online account for access to additional services and bill payment, the IS-280 is the solution to meet all your mail processing requirements.

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

Simple to use

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

Manage, track and control

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


Print a logo or marketing message on your envelopes and give them a more professional look with Neoslogan. Select from a library of over 100 images or create your own in minutes. The IS-280 can store up to 8 images with the click of a button.


Save time and increase efficiency by taking advantage of the IS-280’s standard high-speed internet connection. 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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