Matrix 2 of 5 Overview

A member of the Code 2 of 5 faulty which was developed in 1968. The "2 of 5" derives from the five elements (bars and spaces) that are used to encode each character, two are wide and three are narrow.

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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 Matrix 2 of 5 by scanning the barcode below*:
(For D730 and S730 click the barcode to print and scan)

Enable Matrix 2 of 5


Disable Matrix 2 of 5 by scanning the barcode below*:
(For D730 and S730 click the barcode to print and scan)

Disable Matrix 2 of 5

See full data reader programming guides  for more info and troubleshooting.
* D750 requires separate enable/disable command barcodes found in the D750 programming guide Opens New Window.

Troubleshooting / FAQ

Q: What is the typical usage for Matrix 2 of 5?

A: Warehouse and Airline ticket marking 


Q: How to parse the data?

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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