MICR is an acronym for Magnetic Ink Character Recognition, familiar to us from its use in banking industry.
The American Bankers Association began using MICR E-13B font and MICR system as the technology for automatic check processing since 1958.
Today, MICR E-13b font character are widely used in banking industry of United States, Canada and many other countries to print bank checks and money orders. MICR standard is required by many businesses to accept checks or money orders. Proper MICR E-13B character sets are what ensures the transaction to go smoothly.
ANSI X9.27 Print and Test Specifications for Magnetic Ink Character Recognition (MICR) specifies the measurements, shapes and tolerances of 14 characters defined in MICR font in detail (including 10 digits, Transit symbol, Amount symbol, On-Us symbol and Dash symbol).
When you use Barcodesoft MICR E-13B font to print bank checks, they also meet the requirements of Standard 006 issued by the Canadian Payments Association (CPA).
Barcodesoft MICR E13B fonts package contains 9 font sets: MICR, MICRB, MICRBN, MICRBW, MICRL, MICRLN, MICRLW, MICRN, MICRW. These MICR fonts vary slightly in aspect ratios and stroke width in order to make up for the inaccuracy of MICR printing devices.
When print at point size 10, Barcodesoft MICR font is designed to meet requirements of ANSI X9.27 documentation.
Barcodesoft MICR font is available in true type, PostScript and PCL formats and can be embedded into Adobe PDF files.
Some characters in the demo MICR E-13b font have "Demo" watermarks.
Barcodesoft MICR font has the following nominal dimensions when print at point size 10:
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MICR E-13B Font Pricing List