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EAN-130000000003698   EAN-13 barcode 0000000003698
UPC-A000000003698   UPC-A barcode 000000003698
UPC-E00036908   UPC-E barcode 00036908
Product NameRiker Ryker Specimen Mount Chipboard Display Case - 20 X 14 X 1.25 Inches - Case Of 8
LanguageEnglish
CategoryOffice / School Supplies
Amazon.comA Buy on Amazon ~ B001QS408I
Width14 inches    (convert)
Height1.25 inches    (convert)
Length20 inches    (convert)
Weight388 ounces    (convert)
BindingOffice Product
Features
  • Sturdy, Versatile and Attractive
  • Improve sales
  • Organize your collection
  • Discount/Wholesale priced for the dealer or serious collector
  • Case of 8
Long DescriptionCase of 8 black leatherette paper covered cardboard boxes with glass tops and locking pins, filled with white poly fill. Used by collectors and dealers to display insects, pins, medals, badges, buttons, jewelry, awards, coins, cards, pens, military or scouting items, handicrafts or any thing else. A very inexpensive way to showcase your items.
Created12-22-2013 12:33:22pm
Modified12-09-2016 4:12:02pm
MD5cb5ca33513b5e30d46000c3b0b4ca765
SHA25621e0bfa19dd6d83f79eb5c565683fb0b6e60eef6004e2641290eb038c88913aa
Search Googleby EAN or by Title
Query Time0.0036199

Barcodes are graphical representations of data that are hard for people to read but very easy for scanners to read. These codes come in various formats and are used all over the place for so many reasons. Some are lines others are blocks and they come in many styles.

Barcodes started out as 1D codes that look like a series of virtical lines taht come in various thincknesses and represent a small amount of date. Some examples include EAN, UPC and ISBN which are found on products and books you encounter every day. Here are some samples:

UPC Barcode

UPC-A Code

 

EAN Barcode

EAN-13 / ISBN-13 Code

 

For slightly more complex data that includes numbers and letters and some times punctuation, there are other types of barcodes such as Code 39, Code 128, Interleaved 2 of, Codabar, MSI and Plessey. Examples of these are shown here:

Barcode Code 39

Code 39 (limited text)

 

Barcode Code 128

Code 128 (full text)

 

Interleave 2 of 5

Interleave 2 of 5 (digits only)

 

Barcode Codabar

Codabar (digits and limited punctuation)

 

Barcode MSI

MSI (digits only)

 

Barcode Plessey

Plessey (digits and letters A-F)

 

You can see that all of these have the same basic format of vertical lines. They are actually very different in the the way they encode the data though and not all scanners can understand all of the different barcodes.

There are also a number of 2D barcodes. These look like retangles or squares filled with dots or blocks. These require image scanners that can see the entire image not just a stripe through the middle of the code. There are several different types of these codes. One of the most popular codes at the moment is the QR Code which stands for Quick Response Code and you have probably seen it in advertisements. Here are some examples of 2D barcodes.

Barcode QR Code

QR Code

 

Barcode PDF417

PDF417

 

Barcode Aztec

Aztec

 

Barcode Maxicode

Maxicode

 

Barcode Data Matrix

Data Matrix

You can see that these are far more complex than the standard 1D barcodes. They also store a lot more data in a much smaller area in relative terms. You will find these in warehouses and on shipping packages. Many people and government agencies are using these codes on ID badges and ID cards to store information.

If you need to make your own barcodes, you can do it here on this site. We have two pages related to making barcodes. One page for 1D and one for 2D barcodes because the two are created in very different ways. Use these links to get to the pages where you can make your own FREE barcodes.

1D Barcodes or 2D QR Codes

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