Incrementing the data encoded on the magnetic stripe

Article ID: 86190546



Topic or Information

Incrementing data that is magnetically encoded to the card

Applies To

This solution is useful for

  • All models.
  • Batch printing.
  • Mag encoding.


There are no specific Zebra Card Printer commands to increment the data on the magnetic stripe. However, some applications written specifically for card printers will allow for incrementing data. The applications that have this feature often allow users to print the incremented data on the card as ASCII text, barcodes, or in the magnetic stripe