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Magnetic Stripes

PageBar-MagStripe Magnetic stripes come in two main varieties: high-coercivity (Hi-Co) and low-coercivity (Lo-Co). High-coercivity mag stripes are harder to erase, and therefore are appropriate for cards that are frequently used or that need to have a long life. Low-coercivity mag stripes require a lower amount of magnetic energy to record, and hence the card writers are much cheaper than machines which are capable of recording high-coercivity mag stripes. A card reader can read either type of mag stripe, and a high-coercivity card writer may write both high and low-coercivity cards (most have two settings, but writing a LoCo card in HiCo may sometimes work), while a low-coercivity card writer may write only low-coercivity cards.


Sequential Numbering: Supply us with an excel file and we can create magnetic stripes and human readable numbers with the data that you give to us. . Random: Just give us a range and we will create the magnetic stripes randomly with the range stated.


Already have cards that have a magnetic stripe and need encoding? Send them to our office and we can encode them to your specifications. Check with you POS System Provider to answer any option questions you might have. This is important to ensure your cards have a mag stripe compatible with your POS system.
Note: Some print options or print option combinations are not possible due to card thickness and other factors. Please contact us to verify which print options will work for you.