Printers for MICR Check Printing

We recommend that you print Mekorma checks to a dedicated medium – higher quality check printer using blank check stock. The printer should have the following capabilities:

  • Speed of 45 ppm and up
  • Two-tray capacity
  • Recommended monthly printing volume of 5,000 pages and up
  • Output capacity of 400 sheets and up

Recommended models

The HP M607 series printers combine exceptional performance and energy efficiency with professional-quality documents to use as dedicated check printers.
This printer series has a speed rating of 55 ppm. The 2-tray option makes it a perfect choice to print checks on one tray and overflows and remittances on the second. It has a recommended monthly volume of 5,000 to 20,000 pages and input / output capacity of 650 sheets / 500 sheets.

Mekorma in-house testing has been performed successfully on the HP M607dn model.

MICR Check Printing Supplies

MICR check printing supplies include:

  • Check stock (pre-printed or blank)
  • Envelopes
  • Magnetic Toner
  • MICR Gauge

You can order supplies by contacting Mekorma’s recommended vendor, Altec. Altec can be reached by calling 877-201-2005 (Reference – Mekorma) or email. See more information on Altec’s flyer.

You can also search the Internet using the key words “blank check stock” or “magnetic toner” to locate vendors. Mekorma MICR will work with both blank and pre-printed check stock of almost any size. Mekorma MICR does not work with duplicating check stock (NCR) or “C” fold.

A free MICR gauge can be mailed to you after your Mekorma Payment Hub order is processed. If you would like to receive a gauge, please email our Sales department. The gauge will assist you to determine the correct spacing for the MICR font on your checks.

Last modified: February 20, 2024

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