MICR E13B Overview

Magnetic Ink Character Recognition Code (MICR) is a character recognition technology used by the banking industry. The MICR E13B font has been adopted as the international standard in ISO and is the standard in Australia, UK, United States, Central America and much of Asia.



You can enable or disable this symbology on your Socket Mobile scanner simply by scanning the codes below. Note: Scanner must be in a disconnected state before scanning the command barcode.

Note: D740, D745, and S740 supports OCR symbologies if your scanner has a Green scan LED.

Note: MICR E13B is commonly used on checks and is scanned just like a passport/travel document.

Enable MICR E13B by scanning the barcode below*:

Enable MICR E 13B Barcode

Disable MICR E13B by scanning the barcode below*:

Disable MICR E 13B Barcode

See full data reader programming guides for more info and troubleshooting.
*D750 requires separate enable/disable command barcodes found in the D750 programming guide Opens New Window.

Troubleshooting / FAQ

Q: What is the typical usage of MICR E13B?

A: Banks  

Q: Need more help?

A: Go here for additional barcode troubleshooting and FAQs.

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