US Planet Barcode

The Postal Alpha Numeric Encoding Technique (Planet) is used in the United States Postal service to track and identify mail.

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US Planet Overview


US Planet is supported by default on all Socket Mobile barcode scanners. 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 US Planet Symbology*:

To enable the US Planet symbology scan the barcode below:

Enable US Planet

Disable US Planet Symbology*:

To disable the US Planet symbology scan the barcode below:

Disable US Planet

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.

Products that Support US Planet

(This barcode is disabled by default)

Troubleshooting / FAQ

Q: What is the typical usage of US Planet?

A: United States

Q: Need more help?

A: Go here for additional barcode troubleshooting and FAQs.

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