EAN-13/JAN Overview

EAN-13 Sample Barcode

The International Article Number (European Article Number or EAN) is a standard thirteen-digit EAN-13 and a superset of the original 12-digit UPC-A standard developed in 1970 by George J. Laurer.  

How to scan 1D and 2D barcodes (EN)

Supported Host Device

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Supported Business Application:

 

Partner Applications

Applications integrated with Socket Mobile'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

 

EAN-13/JAN 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 EAN-13/JAN by scanning the barcode below*:


Ean-13 Enable


Disable EAN-13/JAN by scanning the barcode below*:


EAN-13 Disable

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

Troubleshooting / FAQ

 

Q:What is the typical usage of EAN-13/JAN

A: Retail point of sale



Q:
 How to parse the data?

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


Q: How to remove the check digit?

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/ 

Need to generate your own barcode?
We recommend Tech-it.

Questions?
Send us an email at dataediting@socketmobile.com