serial port

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serial port

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(Computer Science) computing (on a computer) a socket that can be used for connecting devices that send data one bit at a time; often used for connecting the mouse or a modem
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Noun1.serial port - an interface (commonly used for modems and mice and some printers) that transmits data a bit at a timeserial port - an interface (commonly used for modems and mice and some printers) that transmits data a bit at a time
interface, port - (computer science) computer circuit consisting of the hardware and associated circuitry that links one device with another (especially a computer and a hard disk drive or other peripherals)
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The high speed drivers operate up to 20Mbps in RS-485/422 modes, and up to 1Mbps in RS-232 mode.
RS-232 serial interface: 1x full serial port (9 pins: RxD, TxD, GND, CTS, RTS, DSR, DTR, RI, CD)
Their products may be controlled by USB, TCP/IP (LAN), RS-232, RS-485, Wireless and be daisy-chaining up to 256 modules on single communication port.
In addition to RS-232, the module's first port provides 5 V, 210 mA power for the C-more Micro monochrome HMI.
This expansion capability enables a distributed network to be controlled with even a traditional point-to-point USB or RS-232 host connection.
Many common measuring instruments contain RS-232 output, including gages, scales, laboratory instruments, colorimeters, flow meters, robotics, some sensors and more.
THE THREAT OF INFORMATION THEFT BY RECEPTION OF ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION FROM RS-232 CABLES
Sealevel's 5402e is a PCI Express synchronous serial interface that provides four ports individually configurable for RS-232, RS-422, RS-485, RS-530, RS-530A or V.
I/O Controller 2 offers a truly full RS-232 serial port (9 signals).
Each RS-232 channel supports RxD, TxD, RTS, CTS and GND.
RS-232 units sample analog channels at a maximum throughput rate of 2000 Hz while USB units extend the throughput rate to 28,800 Hz.
The S125SB provides a wireless connection for all RS-232 devices, such as point-of-sale terminals, data-collection devices, vendor machines and industry controls.