does the printer identify a MICR output?
LaserJet printers can also function as a normal LaserJet to handle
The "MICR mode" personality
is activated within the printer by a proprietary escape sequence
embedded into the beginning of the data stream. "MICR mode"
once activated will look for the installation of MICR toner. If
standard toner is present the panel indicates "NO MICR
Toner", so simply replace the standard cartridge with a specific
MICR cartridge and continue. The "MICR mode" operation will
automatically set printer density variables to insure the best MICR
font reproduction and change the printer operation to process the MICR
In fact, the resident MICR font is
addressed similarly to calling any other printer resident font, via an
escape sequence embedded into the data prior to the MICR print
Optional password and control panel
lock features can be set up at the beginning of the data stream to
further protect against unauthorized access to the resident MICR font.
The "MICR Enabled" LaserJet
is capable of reproducing text, graphics and MICR fonts within a
single print pass. Using JacanaForms the form body can contain boxes,
lines, half tone shading, logos, fixed text and signatures, and any
other design feature supported by that printer model. Re-engineering
check applications to print onto blank pre-colored stationary is