Code 93 Overview

Code 93 is a barcode symbology designed in 1982 by Intermec to provide a higher density and data security enhancement to Code 39. It is an alphanumeric, variable length symbology. Code 93 is used primarily by Canada Post to encode supplementary delivery information. Every symbol includes two check characters.

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Programming

Code 93 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 93 by scanning the barcode below*:
(For D730 and S730 click the barcode to print and scan)

Code93-Enable


Disable Code 93 by scanning the barcode below*:
(For D730 and S730 click the barcode to print and scan)

Code93-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 93?

A: Canada Post


Q: How to remove a digit?

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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