With the release of BarTender 2022 R8, we've added several EPC schemes (EPC+) that utilize GS1's new TDS 2.0 standard. The additional schemes are:
This article will show you how to find and use EPC+ schemes in your BarTender encoder object.
BarTender 2022 R8 and later
Your RFID-capable printer should also be selected as the current printer in BarTender Designer, or the correct options will not appear. You can check this by navigating to File > Print and ensuring that the correct printer is displayed in the dropdown menu.
- Starting in BarTender Designer, create an encoder object by clicking on the Encoder Object icon at the top of the screen and selecting RAIN RFID - EPC. This will open the RFID Tag Properties.
- In the left-hand RFID tab, use the Data Type dropdown menu and select your desired scheme.
EPC+ schemes function identically to previously existing EPC schemes in BarTender. No additional BarTender configuration is needed.