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IS-280 Postage Meter

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


  • Cost control

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

  • Efficient

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

  • Intuitive

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

  • Personalized

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


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 auto-ink program.

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. Running securely via your internal network, the LAN connection eliminates the need for a traditional analog phone line. Should you not have a dedicated LAN connection available, use the IS-280’s iMeter PC Link option which allows you to share an internet connection with a computer in your office.


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

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