UPC-E Overview

UPC-E Barcode

UPC-E is a variantion of UPC-A which allows for a more compact barcode by eliminating the extra zeros. UPC-E barcodes is an 8-digit code with number system 0 or 1, which is a shortened version of UPC-A barcode. It is generally used on products with very small packaging where UPC-A barcode couldn’t reasonably fit.

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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

 

UPC-E 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 UPC-E Symbology*:

To enable the UPC-E symbology scan the barcode below:

UPC-E Enable


Disable UPC-E Symbology*:

To disable the UPC-E symbology scan the barcode below:

UPC-E 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 of UPC-E?

A: Retail point of sale



Q:
 How to convert UPC-E to UPC-A (read as 12 digits)?

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


Q: How to remove the check digit (last digit of the barcode)?

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/