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The Ultracode symbology is a colour, 2D matrix-style barcode symbology that can encode full 256 character extended-ASCII.

Standards: AIM ISS - Ultracode.

Data and Options

  • The data field can contain any extended ASCII data. The default interpretation of data by readers is in accordance with ISO/IEC 8859-1.
  • 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.
  • When the parsefnc option is specified, non-data function characters can be specified by ^FNC1, ^FNC3.
  • The eclevel option is used to specify the error correction level:
    • eclevel=EC0 - Error detection only
    • eclevel=EC1 - Low
    • eclevel=EC2 - Medium (default)
    • eclevel=EC3
    • eclevel=EC4
    • eclevel=EC5 - Highest


Data:    Nice colours!
Options: eclevel=EC3
Encoder: ultracode

Symbologies Reference

Point of Sale

GS1 DataBar

Supply Chain

Two-dimensional Symbols

One-dimensional Symbols

Postal Symbols

Pharmaceutical Symbols

Less-used Symbols

GS1 Composite Symbols

Raw Symbols

Partial Symbols

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