GS1 DataBar (Formerly RSS) Overview

All GS1 DataBar barcode is a family of symbols in the GS1 DataBar Coupon- Omnidirectional, Expanded and Limited. They all encode Global Trade Item Number (GTIN) in a 14-digit data structure and this symbol is 50% smaller than EAN/UPC.

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

GS1 DataBar Omnidirectional Enable


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

GS1 DataBar Omnidirectional Disable

data reader programming guides  for more info and troubleshooting.

Troubleshooting / FAQ

Q: What is the typical usage of GS1 DataBar usage

A: Retail, supermarket


Q: How read the GTIN only?

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


Q: How to read the AIM ID?

A: Scan the barcode below to enable AIM ID. (For D730 and S730 click the barcode, print and scan)

Note: scanner will not beep when scanning this barcode.

Enable AIM Code ID


Q: Do you need help creating this barcode?

A: Socket Mobile recommends this free barcode generator: https://barcode.tec-it.com/ Opens new site (this is specific to their type of barcode)


Q: Need more help?

A: Go here for additional barcode troubleshooting and FAQs.

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