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Making the decision to move to an in house labelling solution can often be a daunting one, especially for people who are not particularly tech savvy but nonetheless want to reap the countless cost and time saving benefits of printing their own labels. In this guide, we at AM Labels would like to show to [...]

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  There are countless benefits that can be gained by making the decision to print your own labels. For instance, you can save a surprisingly large amount of money as you only have to purchase the labels you actually need – lowering your production and storage costs. You also drastically increase your level of organisational [...]

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Choosing the Right Barcode Scanner

Are you after a barcode scanner and finding it difficult to pick the right one for you? Here is a technical guide to help you decide the best type of scanner to suit your needs; it has been set up in areas which are most important giving you the best chance of finding the right [...]

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What is an Aztec Barcode?

December 8, 2010

The Aztec barcode is a two-dimensional matrix symbology, able to encode all of the ASCII character set, a two-dimensional imaging device such as a CCD camera is necessary to scan the barcode. The symbol is made up of a square grid with a bulls-eye pattern located at its centre for easy location of the code. [...]

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What is an Code 93 Barcode?

December 8, 2010

The Code 93 Barcode symbology is an alphanumeric, variable length symbology, designed by Intermec to improve upon Code 39. Providing a higher density and data security enhancement than Code 39, the Code 93 barcode is capable of encoding 47 characters (compared to the 43 of Code 39) and is also capable of representing all 128 [...]

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What is an Code 39 Barcode?

December 8, 2010

The Code 39 Barcode is a alpha numeric symbology that encodes 43 characters (Originally 39, hence the name) consisting of uppercase letters (A – Z), numeric digits (0 – 9) and a few special characters. The code 39 barcode does not require a check digit as it is considered self-checking because a single print defect [...]

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What is an Datamatrix Barcode

November 15, 2010

The Datamatrix barcode is a 2D matrix code which is optimised to store a lot of information into a small footprint, which consist of black and white square modules arranged in either a square or rectangular pattern. The Datamatrix barcode is mainly used in logistics and labelling small electronic components, due to its high data [...]

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What is an Pharmacode Barcode

November 15, 2010

A Pharmacode is a specific type of barcode that has been developed to be used in the pharmaceutical industry as a packing control system, it is also known as the Pharmaceutical Binary Code. The Pharmacode barcode is found mainly on the packaging of pharmaceutical products, usually on the outside of the packaging containing the medicine. [...]

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What is an PDF417 Barcode?

November 15, 2010

Created by Symbol technologies in 1991 the PDF417 is a two dimensional (2D) stacked barcode symbology capable of encoding over a kilobyte of data. This enables the PDF417 to have 100 times the information capacity of a traditional linear barcode of the same size per label. The PDF417 is commonly used in mailing, logistics and [...]

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The thing to remember is while officially your software may not be listed as compatible with Windows Vista, there is a chance that it MAY still work. When software (and drivers) don’t list Vista in their system specs, it generally means that the software/driver hasn’t been tested and certified by Microsoft, and as such, can’t be guaranteed to be 100% reliable.

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