1. What Are Marked Cards?
Card marking is the process of altering playing cards in a method only apparent to markers and those who have the special devices to detect them. This may be used for magic tricks. To be effective, the distinguishing mark or marks must be done on the obverse side, which are normally uniform. Card marking can sometimes also be called as card bending; it is considered to be the easiest way to mark probably. Marked cards can be used regardless of who shuffles and deals the cards. However, some more sophisticated marked-cards scams involve additional manipulative skills to steer the cards into the correct positions once the desired cards have been identified.
2. Shade technologies
Luminous marked cards - These can only be read by using special gimmicked sunglasses or by wearing special contact lenses. The original luminous systems used red lenses and greenish ink on the back of red cards. New luminous technology, called Ultra-Luminous, uses far more sophisticated techniques that are based upon different chemical and optical scientific principles than the original luminous systems.
3. How to mark the playing cards? Can customers do it by themselves?
We have a professional and well-trained team to modulate the special invisible ink. What’s more, we use our printer to print the luminous marks on the back of the playing cards instead of painting it on the surfaces of the card decks.
Generally speaking, customers without specialized skills and necessary tolls are unable to mark the cards. Even if they do, the quality is not impressive. The marks will fade away after a short time if it is not printed inside the back of the cards.
4. What is the difference between the marked cards for the lenses and the marked cards for scanning system?
Marked cards for contact lenses are marked on the back of the playing cards with the numbers and suits, which can be detected by infrared contact lenses and sunglasses. The marked cards for scanning system are also called barcode marked cards. The barcode are marked on the four sides of the card decks, which can only be scanned by the scanning cameras.
5. What cards can be marked in Golden Sunshine?
We can mark any kind of playing cards professionally. The usual cards we have been marking are Copag, Modiano, Fournier, Dal Negro, US Bee cards, Aviator, and the like. If you need to mark you own special card decks, you can just send the cards to us and we will send them back to you after finish the work. Besides, you can customize your own cards on the suits and numbers. In a word, Golden Sunshine can offer you the marked cards of best quality.