Magtek Mini MICR Check Reader

MagTek Mini MICR 3800 Check Reader


The MagTek Mini MICR 3800 Check Reader is a single-feed MICR reader with a reliable and durable design. With a small foot print, the Mini MICR 3800 is ideal for retail applications where fast and accurate MICR reading is required. Mini MICR offers a range of interfaces options, including connectivity to the most popular POS terminals. With a simple drop-and-push check feed movement, the Mini MICR significantly speeds check verification and conversion.

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Magtek Mini MICR 3800 Check Reader

The MagTek Mini MICR Check Reader reads real-world checks with the highest accuracy in the industry.  Merchants can seamlessly execute reliable electronic check transactions with the MagTek Mini MICR. The rugged and durable design of the MagTek Mini MICR check reader will provide years of daily use. With over 1 million check readers installed worldwide, the MagTek Mini MICR check reader is in service today with major retailers and financial institutions reading billions of checks annually. The MagTek Mini MICR offers a range of interface options for easy and flexible connectivity to POS terminals, PCs, cash registers, and many other devices.

The Mini MICR enables users to easily format the MICR data to match any application input requirements. In a single pass, the Mini MICR reads E13B and CMC7 MICR fonts and connects to POS terminals through a USB, RS-232 or PC keyboard wedge inter-face. Designed for multi-use environments, the Mini MICR also offers an optional 3-track magnetic stripe reader to read ISO standard credit and debit cards and ID cards.

The MagTek Mini MICR 3800 check reader automatically reads data from checks in a quick, single-pass.  Transaction time and manual entry errors on the Mini MICR are also significantly reduced. The MagTek Mini MICR is extremely versatile and can easily format the MICR data to match any application input requirements. For merchants with limited space, the MagTek Mini MICR has a horseshoe design that creates the smallest footprint with no additional counter space required to allow for check movement. The MagTek Mini MICR check reader is designed to be used in a variety of applications. At the POS, the MagTek Mini MICR reliability and functionality are ideal for check verification and check conversion applications. At the Teller Window, the Mini MICR speed and accuracy can significantly reduce transaction time when processing deposits with multiple checks. The MagTek Mini MICR check reader also has an optional 3-track MSR (Magnetic Stripe Reader). Using this feature the Mini MICR can now read ISO standard cards and AAMVA driver’s license format Each track on the optional 3-track MSR of the MagTek Mini MICR can be enabled/disabled individually through configuration parameters and cards can be swiped in both directions.  And on top of all of these features, the Mini MICR is incredibly easy to use. The easy drop-and-push movement, to feed the check on the Mini MICR check reader, facilitates operator training. The MagTek Mini MICR has no complicated alignments required to feed the check. Capable of reading multiple MICR Fonts, the MagTek Mini MICR check reader is in service today domestically and internationally.

MagTek check reading products are at work reading millions of checks every day in applications from the largest retail chains and financial institutions to the smallest businesses and the MagTek Mini MICR check reader is one of the most popular. MagTek’s longevity and dedication to the future of transaction technology ensures that all product choices including the Mini MICR and upcoming product needs will always be met. Our engineering teams are always at work to make sure our products not only support, but also stay ahead of rapidly evolving technologies and the Mini MICR check reader is a perfect example. MagTek’s sales experts work with merchant to help them select and implement the appropriate transaction technology and can answer any questions about the MagTek Mini MICR. Furthermore, MagTek’s customer service team provides the on-going support necessary for the successful installation and operation of the Mini MICR check reader and all other MagTek products.

Includes power pack and boxing. Order cables separately.

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Weight 1.50 lbs

Additional Information


  • Single-feed
  • Supports E13B and CMC7 MICR fonts
  • Reads MICR characters on checks, deposit, withdrawal slips and other MICR encoded documents
  • Optional 3-track MSR (magnetic stripe Reader) for ISO and AAMVA cards
  • Mini MICR’s design creates a small footprint
  • Interfaces include USB, RS-232 and PC Keyboard Wedge. Other interfaces available
  • Extremely Secure


  • MICR Fonts: E13B and CMC7
  • Color: White or Grey
  • Interface: USB; RS-232; Wedge
  • Check Scanning: Single-sided
  • Check Feed: Single-feed input
  • Physical: 6"L x 4"W x 4.25"H; weight 3 lbs.
  • Power: 12 VDC regulated, 1.0 Amps



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