Data Matrix Overview

Data Matrix is a 2D barcode consisting of black and white cells or dots arranged in sqaure or retangular pattern. The data size can be from a few bytes up to 1556 bytes

Data Matrix Barcode


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 Data Matrix by scanning the barcode below*:

Enable Data Matrix Barcode

Disable Data Matrix by scanning the barcode below*:

Disable Data Matrix Barcode

See full data reader programming guides for more info and troubleshooting.

Troubleshooting / FAQ

Q: What is the typical usage for Data Matrix?

A: Food Industry and Commercial Applications

Q: How to remove number of characters from a Data Matrix?

A: App coming soon, please fill out a barcode support form.

Q: Need more help?

A: Go here for additional barcode troubleshooting and FAQs.

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