Code 93 Overview

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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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Supported Host Device

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Products that Support Code 93

(Enabled on all Socket Mobile barcode scanners)

Supported Business Application:

 

Partner Applications

Applications integrated with Socket Mpbile's Capture SDK.

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Verify with your application provider that Socket Mobile's latest Capture SDK was implemented in your app. See the latest Capture SDK version.

See complete list of Partner Applications.

Non-Capture SDK Applications

Applications that are not integrated with Socket Mobile's Capture SDK

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Programming

 

Code 93 symbology 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 Symbology*:

To enable the Code 93 symbology scan the barcode below:

Code93-Enable


Disable Code 93 Symbology*:

To disable the Code 93 symbology scan the barcode below:

Code93-Disable

See the full programming guide for more info and troublshooting.
* D750 requires separate enable/disable command barcodes found in the programmign guide.

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 contact dataediting@socketmobile.com

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Q: How to parse the data?

A: App coming soon, please contact dataediting@socketmobile.com

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Q: Do you need help creating this barcode?

A: Socket Mobile recommends this free barcode generator: https://barcode.tec-it.com/