GS1-128 Overview

GS1-128 is an application standard of the GS1 implementation using the Code 128 barcode specification. It uses a series of Application Identifiers to include additional data such as batch numbers, quantities, expiry dates and many more.

gs1-128-barcode

Programming

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 GS1-128 Symbology by scanning the barcode below*:
(For D730 and S730 click the barcode to print and scan)

Enable GS1-128 Barcode


Disable GS1-128 Symbology by scanning the barcode below*:
(For D730 and S730 click the barcode to print and scan)

Disable GS1-128 Barcode

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

Troubleshooting / FAQ

Q: What is the typical usage for GS1-128?

A: Logistics



Q:
 Group separators are non-printable characters. By default, your barcode scanner cannot read them. How to replace the group separator <gs> with an ASCII character?

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


Q: How to read the AIM ID?

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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