Technical characteristics

  • Magnetic head for reading and writing data
  • 3 tracks - ISO standard
  • Beschichtet
  • For credit cards


  • Robust technology
  • Long usage
  • High Accuracy


FunctionReading and writing
TypeCredit card
Number of tracks3 tracks
Coercivity class
Recording medium
Core material
CoatingHard coated
ISO normsISO1, ISO2, ISO3
MICR standard


Track width writing3.1 mm
Track width reading
Track distance
Length14.4 mm
Height15.8 mm
Drill hole
Pin length
Pin diameter
Gap width

Electrical an mechanical parameters

Reference current (writing)
Reading voltage18 mV Spitze-Spitze
Reding voltage difference
Reading resolution
Dynamic crosstalk
Inductance writing6.5 mH
Electrical resistance writing11 O
Inductance reading300 mH
Electrical resistance reading250 O
Relative velocity
Recording density
Equivalent writing frequency
Read band width
Write current

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BOGEN Electronic GmbH

Potsdamer Straße 12-14
14163 Berlin / Germany
Tel. +49 30 81 00 02-0


BOGEN Magnetics North America LLC

583 Echo Ridge Ct
Reno, NV 89511 - USA
Phone +1 775 851 2173


BOGEN Magnetics Trading CO., Ltd

2302, Block B, Tian Xia Taurus Plaza,
Nan Shan, Shenzhen, - P.R.China
Fon +86 755 8654 9642


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