This barcode consists of 5 bar positions, three black bars and two white bars. Both the black and white bars can be either wide or narrow. Since it appears as if only three black bars are being used (in actuallity 5 bars are being used), the Matrix 2 of 5 barcode has a higher density than other barcode symbols.
|Length of symbol||variable|
|Character Density||about 2.6 chars/cm|