GS1 DataBar Expanded Overview

All GS1 DataBar Expanded encode Global Trade Item Number (GTIN) in a 14-digit data structure and this symbol is 50% smaller than EAN/UPC.

GS1 DataBar Expanded 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 GS1 DataBar Expanded by scanning the barcode below*:

Enable GS1 DataBar Expanded Barcode

Disable GS1 DataBar Expanded by scanning the barcode below*:

Disable GS1 DataBar Expanded Barcode

data reader programming guides  for more info and troubleshooting.

Troubleshooting / FAQ

Q: What is the typical usage of GS1 DataBar Expanded?

A: Retain, 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: Need more help?

A: Go here for additional barcode troubleshooting and FAQs.

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