Barcode colours

Acceptable colour combinations for printing barcodes

Black on White

Blue on White

Dark Brown on White

Black on Red

Blue on Red

Dark Brown on Red

Black on Yellow

Blue on Yellow

Dark Brown on Yellow

Unacceptable colour combinations for printing barcodes

Red on White

Red on Green

Black on Green

Yellow on White

Yellow on Dark Brown

Black on Blue

Red on Light Brown

Light Brown on White

Green on White

Green on Red

Green on Yellow

Black on Dark Brown

Red on Blue

Barcode colours


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Barcode images

Barcode FAQ

15000 series barcode verifiers

Axicon has been producing high-quality barcode images for retail and commercial use since 1979, and our years of experience mean that we can provide you with the correct barcode for your particular print job.

The Axicon 15000 series verifiers have been designed to read both two-dimensional and linear barcodes.

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Axicon Auto ID is a world leader in barcode verification, having developed and manufactured our own range of verifiers since 1989. Axicon barcode verifiers are used to measure the quality of linear and matrix barcodes, on all levels of product packaging.




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