Frequently Asked Questions

Can I read with a magnetic head all magnetic information?

No, the magnetic head can read only certain track widths

Where are magnetic heads of BOGEN used?

BOGEN magnetic heads are used for writing and reading of credit cards, parking tickets, toll and access solutions. There are special heads for reading of magnetic headings and bill discriminating?

What is MICR?

MICR stands for Magnetic Ink Character Recognition. MICR is a special font that is printed with magnetic ink. The ink is magnetically read and evaluated, so that the written text can be read. Advantage of this solution is that text can also be read reliably when it is stamped over or overwritten.

Does a magnetic head work a standstill?

No, for the functioning of the inductive principle  a relative movement between the magnetic head and magnetic tape is required.

What is a magnetic bank note validation sensor?

A magnetic banknote validation sensor detects the presence of different magnetic characteristics in banknotes can be used for verification and to differentiate various banknotes.