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)