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Magnetic Reader Timing Tester

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000069227D
Original Publication Date: 1978-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-20

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Houseman, B Munch, R [+details]

Abstract

This article describes a method (which may be implemented in microprogramming) for testing the timing of the operation of a magnetic stripe media reader, such as a magnetic stripe credit card. The methods and principles disclosed herein, however, are also applicable to other magnetic media.