Cannot Encode Magnetic Stripe Within CardStudio Software

Article ID: 25807947

Details


 

Symptom

User are unable to encode magnetic cards when using CardStudio software

Applies To

  • CardStudio software
  • Zebra Card printers equipped with mag encoder option

Cause

Zebra Card printers automatically generate the ISO start and stop sentinels when magnetically encoding cards with a magnetic stripe. CardStudio defaults for sending the start and stop sentinels when using magnetic encoding with the windows driver.

Solution

The start and stop sentinels need to be removed from the magnetic data to be encoded within CardStudio. Review the following link that details removal of the start and stop sentinels.  Read More>>

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