Telepen Numeric

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Telepen Numeric

Telepen Numeric is a variant of the Telepen symbology for efficient encoding of numeric data.


Standards: USS Telepen.

Data and Options

  • The data is provided as either pairs of digits or 0X, 1X, etc. The singular values ^000 to ^016 can also be encoded using the parse option.
  • When the parse option is specified, any instances of ^NNN in the data field are replaced with their equivalent ASCII value, useful for specifying unprintable characters.
  • The mandatory check digit is automatically included.


Data:    123456
Encoder: telepennumeric

Data:    1X345X
Encoder: telepennumeric

Data:    1234^005
Options: parse includetext
Encoder: telepennumeric