ISO 1004-2:2013

Information processing — Magnetic ink character recognition — Part 2: Print specifications for CMC7

Publication date:   May 27, 2013

General information

90.93 Standard confirmed   Oct 31, 2018


ISO/TC 68/SC 9 Information exchange for financial services

International Standard

35.240.40   IT applications in banking



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ISO 1004-2:2013 specifies the shapes, dimensions and tolerances for the 10 digits 0 to 9, five symbols, and 26 letters, to be printed with magnetic ink for the purpose of character recognition. It describes the various types of printing defects and other printing considerations, together with the tolerances permitted, and also contains specifications to signal level measurement.

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ISO 1004-2:2013
90.93 Standard confirmed
Oct 31, 2018