Converting UPC-E to UPC-A

Article ID: 70223620

Issue / Question

How Do I change the smaller UPC to the larger UPC. (Convert UPC-E to UPC-A)

Applicable To

All Scanners except CS3070

Resolution / Answer


To convert a UPC-E (smaller, 8 digit UPC bar code) to a UPC-A (larger, 12 digit bar code) please scan the following bar code.

To change it back, scan the following bar code.

The conversion add leading zero to UPC-A decoded data format before transmission .
After conversion, the data follows UPC-A format and is affected by UPC-A programming selections (e.g., Preamble, Check Digit)

+ Applicable Products

  • 3600 Series
  • DS2208-SR
  • DS3407 Handheld Scanner
  • DS3408 Handheld Scanner
  • DS3478
  • DS3478-SF Handheld Scanner
  • DS3500-ER Series
  • DS3508 Series of Rugged 1D 2D Imager Scanners
  • DS3608-DP DS3678-DP Ultra Rugged Scanners
  • DS3608-ER DS3678-ER Ultra Rugged Scanners
  • DS3608-HD DS3678-HD Ultra Rugged Scanners
  • DS3608-HP DS3678-HP Ultra Rugged Scanners
  • DS3608-SR DS3678-SR Ultra Rugged Scanners
  • DS4208
  • DS4208-HC Handheld 2D Imager for Healthcare Applications
  • DS4308-XD 1D 2D Extreme Density Imager Scanner
  • DS457 Series
  • DS4800 Series
  • DS6700
  • DS6707
  • DS6707-DP Handheld DPM Digital Imager Scanner
  • DS6707-DS6708
  • DS6707-HC
  • DS6707-HD Handheld Digital Imager Scanner
  • DS6708
  • DS6878-DL
  • DS6878-HC
  • DS6878-SR Cordless Bluetooth 2D Imager
  • DS8100 Series
  • DS8100-HC
  • DS8108-HC
  • DS8108-SR
  • DS8178-HC
  • DS8178-SR
  • DS9208 Omnidirectional Hands-Free Presentation Imager
  • DS9808-R
  • LI2208
  • LI2208-HC
  • LI2208-HC Healthcare Scanner
  • LI36X8-SR
  • LI4278
  • LS3400 Handheld Scanner
  • LS3408 Handheld Scanner
  • LS3408-ER Rugged Bar Code Scanner
  • LS3408-FZ Rugged Bar Code Scanner
  • LS3578 Rugged Bar Code Scanner
  • LS3578-ER Rugged Bar Code Scanner
  • MP6000 Scanner Scale
  • MP7000 Multi-Plane Scanner
  • Symbol CS4070 Companion Scanner
  • Symbol CS4070-HC Companion Scanner
  • Symbol DS 6708-DL Handheld Imager Scanner
  • Symbol DS3578 Series
  • Symbol DS4308
  • Symbol DS4308-HC
  • Symbol DS4308P
  • Symbol DS6700 1D 2D Imager Scanner
  • Symbol DS7708
  • Symbol DS9808 Hybrid Presentation Imager
  • Symbol LS1203 General Purpose Bar Code Scanner
  • Symbol LS1203-HD General Purpose Handheld Scanner
  • Symbol LS2208 General Purpose Bar Code Scanner
  • Symbol LS3008 Rugged Bar Code Scanner
  • Symbol LS4208 General Purpose Bar Code Scanner
  • Symbol LS4278 Cordless General Purpose Bar Code Scanner
  • Symbol LS7708 General Purpose Presentation Scanner
  • Symbol LS7808 General Purpose Bar Code Scanner
  • Symbol LS9203 General Purpose Bar Code Scanner
  • Symbol LS9208 General Purpose Bar Code Scanner