In the world of Law Enforcement Training Equipment the most notable advantage of the Umarex T4E system is the cost and cost to operate. The T4E system will have a cost per round fired at approx 6 to 8 1/2 cents and a sim system is between .65 to .80 cents a round fired. For less than the cost of 3000 sim rounds (approx $2000+) an agency can purchase 2 TM-4 rifles, 4 extra magazines, 200 CO2 capsules and 8000 rounds of ammo or 6 T4E Walther PPQ M2 pistols, 6 additional magazines, 200 CO2 capsules and 8000 rounds of Powder or Paintballs.
The LE cost of the TM-4 is approx $599 this includes the TM-4, magazine, heavy carry/storage case and an additional bolt assembly. The cost of additional magazines is approx $55. Each additional bolt assembly is available for approx $30. The CO2 is $8 for a box of 12. The .43 caliber ammo (powder, and paintballs) is $28 for a 430 count package or in a bulk box of 8000 is $230 to $270. The cost for an upper sim system, consisting of a complete upper assembly with a conversion bolt kit is approx $750. The sim system also requires the use of a complete lower from a firearm, if you add this cost of approx $350+ it increases the unit to $1100 and up. The T4E Walther PPQ LE Blue model will cost approx $220 and come with 2 magazines, a hard case and cleaning squeegee. Additional magazines are $45. The cost for a sim handgun conversion kit is approx $300.
The ammo cost with CO2 will average between 5 to 8 1/2 cents a round fired. The ammo for the sim system is much more expensive between .65 cents and .80 cents a round. Sim systems also recommend the use of special body protection adding to their hassle and cost of training various law enforcement jobs.