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varchar - varbinary

Last Modified: 2012-06-21
Hello experts
Because i'm a liitle confused with all the datatypes i want to ask you what are the differences between these two datatypes(varbinary-varchar).
I want to store text data in a table column and use a searchfield in a form to compare the entered values with the data in the table column.
What is the datatype i have to use?
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