What is MICR toner ?MICR is an acronym for Magnetic Ink Character Recognition. MICR toner contains magnetic properties. MICR toner is used to produce the characters found at the bottom of cheques. These charcters are used by banks and other finacial institutes to process cheques at high speeds using an optical reader.
Do I need MICR toner?If you want print your own cheques then you do need MICR toner for your laser printer as well as a MICR font to produce the characters found at the bottom of cheques.
Can any printer use MICR toner ?Unfortunately not. MICR toner is only available for specific print engines. Inkjet printers cannot be used to print MICR images. If you have any question or require further information regarding MICR toner application, please feel free to contact us.
Troy MICR Cartridges
Troy Group Inc. MICR toner cartridges are the only brand of MICR cartridge certified by Hewlett-Packard and is the only company authorized by Hewlett-Packard to modify their printers and consumable for use with MICR toner. Lexmark cartridges manufactured by Troy is also available. Troy premium products are available on request as a special order. Please contact us for Troy Pricing.