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MySQL CONV() Function


Convert a number from numeric base system 10 to numeric base system 2:

SELECT CONV(15, 10, 2);
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Definition and Usage

The CONV() function converts a number from one numeric base system to another, and returns the result as a string value.

Note: This function returns NULL if any of the parameters are NULL.

Tip: Also look at the BIN() function.


CONV(number, from_base, to_base)

Parameter Values

Parameter Description
number Required. A number
from_base The numeric base system of number (a number between 2 and 36)
to_base The numeric base system to convert to (a number between 2 and 36 or -2 and -36)

Technical Details

Works in: From MySQL 4.0

More Examples


Convert a number from numeric base system 2 to numeric base system 10:

SELECT CONV(1111, 2, 10);
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Convert a number from numeric base system 10 to numeric base system 16:

SELECT CONV(88, 10, 16);
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