Our most popular configuration, the Secure MICR printer contains a robust and comprehensive suite of security functionality exclusively available on ST printers via a downloadable emulation card (DLE) installed in the printer. We supplement this security functionality with MICR fonts designed by ST and optimized for use with ST printers. This configuration supports either ST OEM MICR toner or Lexmark OEM mono (non-MICR) toner. When the security features have been activated, the Secure MICR printer has the intelligence to alert users to swap toners when it sees a MICR print job but has non-MICR toner loaded. It ships from ST with ST OEM MICR toner already installed. This configuration is intended for customers who need to immediately begin printing MICR documents upon the printer’s installation.
Secure MICR Prepped
The Secure MICR Prepped configuration is identical to the Secure MICR with the exception that it ships with Lexmark OEM mono toner as opposed to ST OEM MICR toner. Like the Secure MICR, the Secure MICR Prepped has a DLE installed that contains the full security suite and supports both MICR and mono toner along with the intelligence to understand the difference. It is designed for customers who require MICR functionality and security but who will likely be printing with mono toner when the printer is installed.
The Standard MICR printer does not have a DLE installed. Although there are important quality assurance features, this configuration has limited security functionality and therefore does not have the intelligence to stop a MICR print job from being printed with non-MICR toner. The Standard MICR configuration only supports ST OEM MICR toner. The Standard MICR printer configuration is intended for customers who have placed their MICR printer in a completely secure physical and data environment and therefore do not value the security offering of the Secure MICR configuration. This printer is likely a dedicated MICR-document printer.
The Secure Document printer offers the full security suite contained in the DLE. This configuration is for those customers who require security functionality but not for printing MICR documents. The Secure Document printer does not support ST OEM MICR toner, and ships from the factory with Lexmark OEM mono toner.
Barcode and Forms
The Barcode & Forms printer combines the reliability, performance, convenience and versatility of laser printers with the functionality of DLE printer-based barcode and forms capabilities. This configuration supports a wide variety of barcode symbologies and/or access to printer-based forms such as packing slips, shipping labels, invoices, orders and any other typcial workplace document.
Our newest configuration, the Forms MICR offering combines the functionality of a printer-based forms solution via a forms-card DLE with ST OEM MICR toner support. Although there are important quality assurance features, this configuration has limited security functionality and therefore does not have the intelligence to stop a MICR print job from being printed with non-MICR toner. This printer is the ideal configuration for those companies that depend on a printer-based forms solution but would like to upgrade their printer infrastructure. This printer supports only MICR toner.
ST has enjoyed years of experience leading the MICR and secure document printing industry. As such, we’re quite confident that we’ve created the printer configuration that is perfectly suited for your needs. However, there are times when customers’ needs fall outside the realm of our current offerings. As an engineering driven company, we thrive on developing solutions for these challenges. Please let us know if you need something beyond the configurations we currently offer. We look forward to working with you.