Magnetic Stripe Test Cards

Validate mag-stripe performance during new product development

Magnetic stripe test cards are used by research and development in developing new products or quality control to check the capability of readers. They help to ensure compliance of devices to the differing global standards or your own proprietary requirement.

Test to ISO 7811-2 and/or ISO 7811-6 and ISO 7811-8 standards

Barnes provides High Coercivity (HiCo) or Low Coercivity (LoCo) test limit cards which are encoded to ISO standards. Any combination of track position, start sentinel position, coding, amplitude, jitter and bit spacing can be encoded onto the cards at Barnes test laboratory.

Used by

Test and inspection departments

Research and development

Field service engineers

Essential for

New product development

Quality control of mag-stripe reading equipment



Verifies mag-stripe card readers meet ISO requirements or other specifications

Enables testing of mag-stripe reading equipment (ATMs, POS terminals, ticket machines etc.)

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