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Source Technology ST9817 Printer is a workhorse of MICR printers

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    Source Technology ST9817 Printer

    Source Technology ST9817 Printer is a workhorse of MICR printers.

    What is MICR?

    MICR, which stands for Magnetic Ink Character Recognition, is a technology used in specialized printers and ink or toner cartridges to print characters and symbols that can be easily recognized and processed by machines, particularly in the fields of government, finance and banking. Here are some key points about MICR printers:

    Purpose: MICR technology is primarily used in the printing of checks, bank drafts, and other financial documents. It allows these documents to be read and processed by automated systems, such as check sorting machines, quickly and accurately.
    Ink or Toner: MICR printers use a special type of ink or toner that contains iron oxide particles. This unique ink or toner is required because it makes characters printed with it machine-readable using magnetic sensors.
    Characters: MICR characters are typically printed in a specific font known as E-13B or CMC-7. These fonts consist of a series of numbers and symbols, including the numbers 0-9 and special characters like the dollar sign ($) and percent sign (%).
    Positioning: MICR characters are printed in a specific location on the document, typically along the bottom edge of a check. This standardized positioning ensures consistency and ease of recognition.
    Security: MICR printing is considered highly secure because the ink or toner is resistant to alteration or tampering. Attempts to modify MICR-printed characters are easily detectable.
    MICR Readers: Banks and financial institutions use MICR readers or scanners to read the characters printed using MICR technology. These machines can quickly and accurately process large volumes of checks and other financial documents.
    Applications: In addition to checks, MICR technology is used in various financial applications, including the printing of deposit slips, bank drafts, and other documents that require machine-readable data.
    Compliance: The use of MICR technology is often regulated by industry standards to ensure consistency and accuracy. Compliance with these standards is essential for interoperability and processing efficiency.
    Maintenance: MICR printers and their associated ink or toner cartridges require regular maintenance to ensure the quality and readability of printed characters. This includes cleaning the printer’s magnetic heads and ensuring the correct alignment of MICR fonts.

    Overall, MICR technology is crucial in the financial industry because it enables the efficient processing of checks and other financial documents while maintaining a high level of security and accuracy. It’s important for banks and financial institutions to use MICR-compliant equipment to ensure compatibility with automated processing systems.

    Here’s just some of the information on this fantastic printer.

    Model No. ST9817B
    Print Speed (pages/min.) Up to 38 ppm
    Time to First Page As fast as 6 seconds
    Maximum Duty Cycle (pgs./mo.) Up to 50,000
    Recommended Volume (pgs./mo.) 500 – 6,000.
    Maximum Resolution 1,200 x 1,200 dpi

    Processor 1.0 GHz
    Memory (Standard/Max) 512MB / 512MB
    Standard Connectivity USB 2.0 (Type B), 10/100/1000 Ethernet
    Duplex Printing Integrated

    Paper Capacity*
    Standard (in/out)
    Maximum (in/out)
    Paper Sources
    Standard (in/out)
    Maximum (in/out)

    Printer Languages PCL 5e, PCL 6, Microsoft XPS, PPDS, PostScript 3, PDF 1.7, Direct Image
    Operator’s Panel 2.4-inch (60 mm) Color LCD display
    MICR Cartridge Yields** Starter: 1.5k
    Replacement: 5k
    Imaging Unit*** Up to 45,000
    Dimensions (in. H x W x D) 10.2 x 15.7 x 14.7
    Weight (lbs.) 31.1

    Warranty 1-year, return-to-depot from date of sale

    Quality Assurance Features
    MICR Guarantee to ANSI / ABA Standards
    Auto Density Control
    MICR Toner Detection
    Low Toner Warning and Auto Stop
    Optimized Fusing & Transfer Voltage
    Originally Manufactured MICR Toner
    Regulated Fuser Temperature
    Secure Fonts
    E-13B MICR Font
    CMC7 MICR Font
    Microprint Font
    Secure Numeric Font
    ICR Numeric Font

    Security Features Set Copies to one (1)
    Auto Jam Recovery Disable
    Password Protection
    Physical Drawer Lock

    250 Sheet Tray
    550 Sheet Tray
    Swivel Cabinet


    *20lb or 75 GSM Paper. Maximum input amount shown is the maximum capacity that can be used for non-MICR printing: high-capacity input trays may interfere with printing quality MICR documents. The maximum input capacity for MICR printing may be lower than the values shown.
    ** Average standard page yield value declared in accordance with ISO/IEC 19752.
    *** Maximum Yield estimate based on 3 average letter/A4-size pages per print job at approximately 5% coverage. Actual yield may vary.
    All specifications are subject to change without notice.

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