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Published by The Association in Alexandria, Va. (433 E. Monroe Ave., Alexandria 22301) .
Written in English


  • Checks.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesChecks and other M.I.C.R. encoded documents., MICR encoded documents.
Statementproduced by National Business Forms Association ; in cooperation with the following volunteer consultants, William Falstad ... [et al.] and John P. Schied, Harriet Carter.
SeriesA Product knowledge book
ContributionsFalstad, William., Schied, John P., Carter, Harriet, 1945-, National Business Forms Association.
LC ClassificationsHG1691 .C446 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 100 p. :
Number of Pages100
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3191332M
LC Control Number83063060

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The MICR and image requirements have been developed to achieve consistency in the evaluation of MICR-encoded and imagefriendly documents, regardless of the financial institution conducting the - evaluation. This should help printers produce documents that meet a common minimum quality level for all financial Size: 1MB. Reads EB and CMC-7 MICR fonts; Reads MICR characters on checks and other MICR encoded documents; Small footprint with high accuracy and dependability; Optional 3-track MSR (magnetic stripe reader) for ISO and AAMVA cards; Interfaces include USB, RS and PC Keyboard Wedge. Other interfaces availableBrand: Magtek, Inc. IBM introduced the High Speed Document Processor in This piece of equipment is used by financial institutions to sort and tally all cheques, utility payment and gift certificates at the end of each banking day. The machine reads the magnetic ink characters and/or the optical characters that are encoded on the bottom of each document.. This code line facilitates totalling the cheques. Prior to , no uniform system existed to identify and route the growing number of drafts, checks and other payment documents passing among the nation's banks. It was not unusual to have several individual numbering schemes-each devised by a major Correspondent or money center bank-serving the same small region.

In banking, encoding is used to indicate MICR characters on checks, deposits, and other financial instruments. A character recognition technology adopted mainly by the banking industry to facilitate the processing of checks is known as Magnetic Ink Character Recognition (MICR). All checks are encoded at the bottom with the dollar amount of the. MICR Encoding. The bottom line on all checks used in the U.S. and Canada (and many other countries worldwide) must be printed using a font called MICR (short for Magnetic Ink Character Recognition).MICR is pronounced My-ker or Mi-Ker. The bottom line on a check must always be printed in the MICR typeface using a special magnetic ink.. The MICR encoding line on a check lets the check. Banks are rejecting MICR checks. Tagged With: the fonts meet the EB specification for other countries as well; some examples include Australian APCA Pub and Canadian Payments Association Standard Specification for MICR-encoded Cheques. These fonts have been in use since in various check printing software programs and have. Magnetic Ink Character Recognition in by the American Bankers Association (ABA). This EB system uses specially shaped characters, which are printed on the bottom of bank documents. Soon after, almost all checks produced in the United States and many other nations, were magnetically encoded with EB characters.