MICR stands for Magnetic Ink Character Recognition. The American Bankers Association began using E13B MICR font and MICR system as the technology for automatic check processing in 1958.
Today, MICR E-13b character sets are widely used in banking industry of United States, Canada and many other countries to print check and money order.
ANSI X9.27 Print and Test Specifications for Magnetic Ink Character Recognition (MICR) specifies the measurements, shapes and tolerances of 14 characters in detail (including 10 digits, Transit symbol, Amount symbol, On-Us symbol and Dash symbol).
Barcodesoft MICR E13B fonts package contains 9 font sets: MICR, MICRB, MICRBN, MICRBW, MICRL, MICRLN, MICRLW, MICRN, MICRW. These fonts differ only slightly in aspect ratios in order to make up for inaccuracy of MICR printing device. When printed at point size 10, Barcodesoft MICR font is designed to meet all requirements of ANSI X9.27 documentation.
When printed at point size 10, Barcodesoft MICR font has the following measurements in theory
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