OCR-B Overview

OCR-B is another monospaced font developed in 1968. It is used by a scanner-reader and it shares that purpose with OCR-A.



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 OCR-B by scanning the barcode below*:

Enable OCR-B Barcode

Disable OCR-B by scanning the barcode below*:

Disable OCR-B Barcode

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

Troubleshooting / FAQ

Q: What is the typical usage of OCR-B?

A: Travel Documents, Passport

Q: Need more help?

A: Go here for additional barcode troubleshooting and FAQs.

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