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Last Updated: 11/03/2009
What exactly is MICR?

"Magnetic Ink Character Recognition", or "MICR", is a unique character recognition technology adopted mainly by the banking industry to expedite while securing the processing of checks. MICR fonts are a special, unique and typically printed towards the bottom of the check.


MICR Toner:

MICR Toner provides the consumer the ability to print checks using a desktop laser printer with blank check stock. The toners are special formulas with a special grade of magnetic iron oxide which provides the characters with a magnetic signal.


What do i need to print my own checks?
You will need a laserjet printer, MICR toner, blank check stock and check printing software



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