Why Doesn’t the LS4x04 Read EAN-8?

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Question

Why Doesn’t the LS4804 or LS4904 Read EAN-8?

Answer

The LS4x04 may have trouble reading EAN-8 in certain situations.  These situations include when it is converted to EAN-13, when the transmit AIM code ID is enabled, and with Decode Supplemental enabled for the EAN-8 +5 supplemental.