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Ways To Save Money on Consumables

Posted January 18, 2019

Let’s be honest, barcode printers are not cheap. When you spend money on a printer, you also have to think about the consumables. Some printers require ribbons and all printers require labels or reciepts so how do you save on that?

Barcodes, Inc. can help:

  1. Join our Sign Up & Save Program– If you know the amount of labels and ribbons you need every month, find out how you can save money on purchasing consumables from us in a weekly, monthly, or quarterly cycle.
  2. Use the right labels with the printer – avoid printer jams and won’t need to mess up new labels
  3. Going on right now, save 10% on all consumables on our site with code*: STOCKUP

Shop Top Consumables

Contact us and find out how you can save on your consumables, we can help you find the consumables you need and give your the ROI you are looking for.

*10% OFF all printer consumables is available online only at Barcodesinc.com. This offer cannot be combined with other promotions or discounts. Offer valid on web pricing only. Offer cannot be applied to existing quotes. One time use only. Valid through 1/18/2019 at 11:59 pm CST.

What is the First Product to Ever Have a Barcode?

Posted January 10, 2019

Juicy-Fruit-gumOn the episode of Ellen’s Games of Game last night, she asked a question about what is the first product to be have a barcode? Good question!

In the summer of 1974, a supermarket located in Troy, Ohio, scanned it’s very first UPC barcoded product, Wrigley’s Chewing Gum. A barcode that can be printed on something as small as a pack of chewing gum. This develops a long interesting history that is constantly evolving; we are still discovering ways to put more information into these machine read-able barcodes.

Present day, we have QR codes to store large amounts of information that can be unlocked and scanned through smart phones. Further, RFID technology allows there to be a chip embedded within a barcode and with single motion, a reader can read and record its presence.

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Big company such as Amazon relies heavily on barcodes to keep track of their products by scanning them when its at a packaging point. With the help of a barcoding system the whole supply chain can be managed efficiently and workers can be more productive. A simple scan can avoid human error, save more time, and be able to trace products going in and out of your facility.

Barcodes are truly fascinating, it created a whole new way to track your products and do business efficiently. Find out how to barcode your products today! Contact us at Barcodes and we will help you find a solution that best fits your needs.

ZD510-HC Wristband Printer is Your New Healthcare Companion

Posted September 13, 2018

zd510-hc-photography-application-nurse-station-adminThe ZD510-HC wristband printer is your new healthcare companion, patient wristbands allows all healthcare workers to provide patients a safer and more efficient process for delivering care. Wristbands provide a quick identification required to prevent medical errors.

Designed to improve safety and data security the Zebra ZD510 printer is easy to clean and sanitize, medical grade power supply, secure solution for HIPAA compliance, and quiet operation.

What Makes the ZD510 Better Than The Rest?

  • Ease of Use- No Training Required, just insert wristband cartridge and print
  • Multiple Connectivity Options, Wireless or Bluetooth or NFC to pair and print
  • Compatible with leading ADT systems
  • Easy migration from the Zebra HC100, existing inventory wristbands will continue to work with the ZD510
  • Maximize uptime, business operations and printer visibility to save caregivers valuable time

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In addition to the ZD510, Zebra Z-bands have leading durability and scannability compare to the other class. It is up to 6- times more durable than other wristbands and healthcare wristbands features silver antimicrobial coating, which test results show effectively protects the wristband against S. aureus, P. aeruginosa, E.coli, and MRSA.

Lastly, the ZD510 can also serve as a hospitality printer in events and leisure when used with different types of wristbands.

Contact our dedicated account managers if you want to learn more about the printer or the wristbands that you can use and we will be happy to help.

 

Ways To Save Money on Consumables

Posted September 11, 2018

Let’s be honest, barcode printers are not cheap. When you spend money on a printer, you also have to think about the consumables. Some printers require ribbons and all printers require labels or reciepts so how do you save on that?

Barcodes, Inc. can help:

  1. Join our Sign Up & Save Program– If you know the amount of labels and ribbons you need every month, find out how you can save money on purchasing consumables from us in a weekly, monthly, or quarterly cycle.
  2. Use the right labels with the printer – avoid printer jams and won’t need to mess up new labels
  3. Going on right now, save 10% on all consumables on our site with code: SPL10

Shop Top Consumables

Contact us and find out how you can save on your consumables, we can help you find the consumables you need and give your the ROI you are looking for.

*10% OFF all consumables is available on Barcodesinc.com on all orders over $200. This offer cannot be combined with other offers, promotions, or discounts. Offer cannot be applied to existing quotes. Online use only. Valid through 9/12/2018 at 11:59 pm EST.

Free Webinar! Zebra’s Next Evolution of Label Printing: Introducing the ZD420 and the ZD620, powered by PrintDNA

Posted May 31, 2018

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Want to learn how the ZD420 and the ZD620 Barcode Printers will revolutionize the way your organization prints labels?

Join us for our upcoming webinar with Zebra, The Next Evolution of Label Printing: Introducing the ZD420 and the ZD620, powered by PrintDNA, on June 21st at 11AM CST/12PM EST. You’ll discover the next generation of desktop printers and how you can maximize productivity in your workflow.

PrintDNA is Zebra’s comprehensive print integration and development toolset, learn how this will provide the ZD420 and ZD620 an advantage over its competitions.

Thursday, June 21 at 11AM CST/12PM EST
Presented by Marty Johnson
Senior Product Manager, Zebra Technologies

Click the banner to register and learn more!

Register Now to reserve a space and feel free to reach out to our dedicated account managers if you have any questions.

Honeywell’s PC42d and PC42t Desktop Printer

Posted May 31, 2018

Honeywell’s PC42d and the PC42t is the perfect sized printer for your everyday needs. Whether you are printing out retail price tags, inventory labels, receipts, or barcodes, these desktop printers can help you improve your workforce efficiency. Featuring a easy paper loading design and media auto-centering function that can help save down time. Read about all the special features below and see how the affordable, dependable PC42d and the PC42t can deliver excellent printing results in your facility. Also, reach out to our dedicated account managers to find out printhead replacement program and see how Honeywell Original Equipment Media can save you money with more printer uptime with a lower total cost of ownership.

PC42d- Direct Thermal Desktop Printer

PC42t- Thermal Transfer Desktop Printer

 

Tech Tip Tuesday: Connectivity

Posted May 29, 2018

With all the different type of barcode scanners available, it is important to choose the right scanner with the right connection. Whether you are purchasing a new scanner or repurchasing a scanner that you have used before it is always important to check the barcode scanner cable to make sure it works with your system.

The most common connection is the USB, but if USB port is not available, that’s when you have to check what kind of connection you should use.

Below are a few of the common cables and their connection ports for scanners used with a PC.

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AirTrack S1  (1D)                                           Honeywell Granit 1980i (2D)                                        Xenon 1900 (2D) 

With all the options available for barcode scanners today, it is important to find the right device for your business needs. Knowing what type of connection you need saves you time on finding the scanner that you want. If you are having troubles or have additional questions, feel free to give our scanner experts a call. We will be happy to help!

 

Tech Tip Tuesday: Money Back, Money Back! Go Zebra Trade In Program

Posted April 17, 2018

Screenshot_2Did you know that Zebra have a program that can help you save up to $550 per printer when you trade up to the latest Zebra printer to keep your operation running smoothly and efficiently? Outdated printer hold back operations and cost you time and money, so when it’s time for an upgrade Zebra makes it easy.

Upgrade and Save in 4 easy Steps with Barcodes Inc Puzzle BiFold DRAFT (NEW):

1. Contact our Dedicated solution providers at Barcodes Inc

2. Purchase a Qualified Product

3.  Submit your Reclaim Form

4. Trade in Your Legacy Devices

After submitting the claim you can log on to Go Zebra to check on your claim status to when you will receive your rebate. It’s that simple! Any questions feel free to reach out to our dedicated solution providers at Barcodes Inc.

The table below shows examples of how much you can save with the Go Zebra Trade- in Program when you purchase a new Zebra printer.

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To learn more about our Zebra printers, visit us at: https://www.barcodesinc.com/zebra/zebra-barcode-printers.htm

*Update: There’s a new update on the program eligibility, please check in with our dedicated solution providers on eligible products.

Top 5 Benefits of Zebra’s ZD420

Posted March 19, 2018

Why Should You Buy The ZD420 Series?

  1. Simple
    Installation, setup, and management is easy as 1,2,3.
    Drop the ribbon in place, plug it in, customize your printer configuration, and remote access to all the settings on the printers with Zebra’s printer profile manager.
  2. Same Format
    Whether you are upgrading to Zebra or a different printer, the ZD420 can use the exact label formats you use to print with no modifications needed.
  3. Efficiency
    The design of the printer is so simple anyone can use it. No need to spend time for training during work time, color coding and instruction labels makes ribbon changes fool proof. The result is less downtime, less technical support, and increased worker productivity.
  4. Saves Money
    With the new 300m ribbon for the ZD420 means four times fewer ribbon changes. This high capacity ribbon means you will be paying less per inch, reducing the cost of your supplies and cost for ribbon changing downtime.
  5. Built for Your Preference 
    Buy the ZD420 printer with the features you need today, and just like legos, you can add features on site anytime to meet changing needs. Whether you need a cutter, peeler, movable media sensor to Ethernet Connectivity, there’s an accessory for you.

Applications:
Retail- Prices markdowns, shelf, asset, and return labels
Healthcare– Prescriptions, lab labels, patient ID wristbands
Manufacturing- Shipping, receiving, asset, inventory labels, and packing slips

 

How the Barcode Simplified Life

Posted December 21, 2017

barcode-616035_1280In 1974 a pack of gum was purchased using the first ever barcode. Since then the use of barcodes has skyrocketed and has taken many forms of symbologies. The symbology of a barcode includes the encoding of the message in the bars and spaces, including any start and stop markers plus the size of the quiet zone (a blemish free space around the code to help readers locate it) that is required to be before and after the barcode. There are a few different types of barcode symbologies from the linear Code 128 and Code 39 to the newer 2D QR Codes, Data Matrix, and Micro PDF.

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What has the barcode done for this world? It’s made life easier. Its helped the retail industry keep check of the number of products they have in stock and a way to see what products sell at higher volumes. More importantly its helped consumers get in and out of stores quicker by dramatically improving the check out line. Imagine a world in which you would have to wait until the cashier looked up every single item you wanted to purchase? In that scenario the checkout lines would be ridiculous, luckily the barcode is here to save us from that nightmare.

Retail is just one of the many industries that barcodes has helped improve; another is the healthcare industry which has greatly benefited from the barcode. In the healthcare industry you’ll find barcodes on patient samples and the wristbands patients wear. There’s systems in place that would automatically generate a new barcode every time a patient has their blood drawn, making it so that the blood sample can be tracked from the hospital floor to the laboratory for testing. Human error of course is still possible, but with the use of barcodes those errors have been greatly minimized.

To learn more about barcodes visit our FAQ or read more about the rise and use of “The Ubiquitous Barcode

For any questions or a quote on barcode software or barcode labels please contact us at Barcodes, Inc.

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