Plessey Overview

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Plessey is a 1D linear based on pulse width modulation developed by the The Plessey Company in 1971.

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Supported Host Device


Products that Support Plessey

Supported Business Application:


Partner Applications

Applications integrated with Socket Mpbile's Capture SDK.


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




Plessey 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 Plessey Symbology*:

To enable the Plessey symbology scan the barcode below:


Disable Plessey Symbology*:

To disable the Plessey symbology scan the barcode below:


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 Plessey?

A: Libraries and Retail Stores

Q: How to parse the data?

A: App coming soon, please contact

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Q: Do you need help creating this barcode?

A: Socket Mobile recommends this free barcode generator: