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The industry’s most common proximity card format is a 26-bit card (also referred to as H10301). This is an open format which allows you as the consumer to order proximity cards from any photo identification retailer. This is essential in helping keep your costs down for the cards while ensuring ongoing access to purchasing them for years to come.
The amount of data that can be encoded on to a card with a magnetic stripe card is the same for both HiCo and LoCo cards. The primary difference between the cards has to do with how difficult it is to encode and erase the information on each type of stripe.
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