Relay 5000/ 6000


Relay™ 5000/6000 inserter systems

Ideal for mid-volume mailers, the Relay 5000/6000 inserter uses the same reliable design of our flagship table-top inserter. Insert, fold and seal up to 4300 envelopes per hour using a simple, straight paper-path. The Relay 5000/6000, gives you all this in a small footprint, so the basic system can fit on a standard 60″ inch table.

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Product Description

Relay™ 5000/6000 inserter systems with file control

The simple way to increase productivity and accuracy.

The Relay file control folder inserters are designed for mid to large mailers to bring you increased accuracy and security while increasing the speed of your mailing process. With models capable of handling up to 5,400 envelopes per hour, you can be sure your bills, statements and other personalized mail will be assembled quickly.

File control is the proven Pitney Bowes® technology version of file-based processing that goes beyond traditional OMR or 1D and 2D barcodes scanning by using a Reference File to control the folding and inserting process, so you can track not only what pages are being folded and inserted, but also which specific pages are intended for each individual customer.

Additional Information


Relay 5000: 4,000 per hour
Relay 6000: 4,300 per hour

Monthly capacity

Relay 5000: 62,500
Relay 6000: 120,000

Fold options

C, Z, Half, Double

Integrity options

Relay 5000: OMR, 1D, 2D, File-based processing
Relay 6000: OMR, 1D, 2D, exit scanning, File-based processing

Sheet feeder paper sizes

5″ x 6.5″ to 9.84″ x 14″

Inserter feed media sizes

Relay 5000: 2.83″ x 5″ to 6″ x 9.84″
Relay 6000: 7.99″ x 9.15″ to 8.5″ x 11.69″

Envelope sizes

3.5″ x 6.37″ to 6.5″ x 10.5″

Standard sheet feeder capacity

Relay 5000: 350 sheets
Relay 6000: Standard: 350 sheets, High Capacity: 2000 sheets

Number of feeders

Relay 5000: 3 sheet/insert feeders
Relay 6000: 7 (4 high capacity sheet feeders + 3 sheet/inserter feeders)

Insert feeder capacity

350 inserts

Envelope capacity

250 envelopes

Relay Hub

Making it easy to add accuracy to your folding and inserting process.

The Relay Hub from the Pitney Bowes® Commerce Cloud works with your existing print outputs like Postscript, PCL or even PDF, so you can add barcodes to your documents without redesigning them. It can also merge documents before they are printed, eliminating the need for more expensive and complex feeders on your inserting system. You get a simple, secure solution that won’t burden your IT.

Step 01
01. Upload file

Upload print file or pdf version of documents.

Step 02
02. Add barcodes

Relay hub adds barcodes and sends to printer.

Step 03
03. Load inserter

Load documents into inserter.

Step 04
04. Documents assembled

Documents are automatically accurately assembled.