Code 128 Overview

Code 128 is a linear barcode that can encode all 128 ASCII character set. It is commonly used for several implementations and is referred to as ISBT 128, GS1-128, UCC-128, EAN-128 and USS Code 128.

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Programming

Code 128 is supported by default on all Socket Mobile barcode scanners. You can enable or disable this symbology on your Socket Mobile scanner simply by scanning the codes below.  Note: Scanner must be in a disconnected state before scanning the command barcode.

Enable Code 128 by scanning the barcode below*:
(For D730 and S730 click the barcode to print and scan)

Code128-Enable


Disable Code 128 by scanning the barcode below*:
(For D730 and S730 click the barcode to print and scan)

Code128-Disable

See full data reader programming guides Opens Worldwide site for more info and troubleshooting.
* D750 requires separate enable/disable command barcodes found in the D750 programming guide Opens New Window.

Troubleshooting / FAQ

Q: What is the typical usage for Code 128?

A: Shipping Industry to identify containers and items, packaging and wholesale industry to identify items and Healthcare, drugs and medical equipment industry.


Q: How to remove number of characters from Code 128?

A: App coming soon, please fill out a barcode support form.


Q: How to parse the data?

A: App coming soon, please fill out a barcode support form.


Q: Need more help?

A: Go here for additional barcode troubleshooting and FAQs.

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