OCR-B Overview

OCR-B is another monospaced font developed in 1968. It is used by a scanner-reader and it shares that purpose with OCR-A.



OCR-B is supported on D760, D860, DS860, S760, S860 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 OCR-B by scanning the barcode below*:

Enable OCR-B Barcode

Disable OCR-B by scanning the barcode below*:

Disable OCR-B Barcode

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 of OCR-B?

A: Travel Documents, Passport

Q: Need more help?

A: Go here for additional barcode troubleshooting and FAQs.

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