Code 128

Description of Code 128

Code 128 Code 128 Auto can encode the complete ASCII-character set. This is done by switching between all 3 character sets of Code 128:

Code 128A: Includes upper case letters and control characters.
Code 128B: Includes upper and lower case letters.
Code 128C: Specially optimized for numbers.

This code uses an internal check digit that won't be displayed in the text line under the code.

EAN/UCC 128:
The EAN/UCC 128 is a special form of Code 128, mainly used for containers.

 

Technical data

Valid characters: 0123456789!"#$%&''()*+,-./:;<=>?@[\]^_`{|} [Space]
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZabcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz
Control characters: ASCII 1-31,127
Length: Variable with no fixed length.
Check digit: Calculated according to Modulo 103
ActiveBarcode calculates the check digit automatically.
Type#: Code 128 - #14 - CODECODE128
Code 128A - #11 - CODECODE128A
Code 128B - #12 - CODECODE128B
Code 128C - #13 - CODECODE128C