My business, Precision Audio Restoration, www.precision-ar.com, is a small, home-based, part time, supplemental income generator that I run for "fun and profit", where I take customers` recordings, (disc, tape, wire, cylinder) remove noises, (clicks, pops, tape hiss) and burn to CD, complete with graphics printed directly on the CD itself for a more professional looking product.
During the setup phase of the business, I invented a device, the Derumbleizer, which actively cancels audible turntable rumble almost three octaves higher than any rumble filter, while leaving the music totally intact, for use in restoration projects. Over the last year or so, it has been developed into a retail product that is currently offered for sale on my website only.
My question is: where can one go to purchase a barcode for a product, so it can be distributed and sold in retail outlets? And do I need another barcode for each variation of the product? (black finish, clear aluminum finish, moving magnet cartridge, moving coil version, signal processor, etc)
I`ve seen sponsored links on Google for purchasing barcodes for $29.95; are these companies reputable, or are there any "gotchas" associated with them?
Thanks for your input.