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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RS-232 serial interface: 1x full serial port (9 pins: RxD, TxD, GND, CTS, RTS, DSR, DTR, RI, CD)
Many computers no longer provide built-in COM ports, so this chapter illustrates how a USB port will still look like a USB port to the host computer yet will operate like a serial port with external devices.
By attaching the device's serial port to an IP-addressable Device Server, the device can now be diagnosed, configured, and managed over the Internet, remotely and without the use of a server as a gateway.

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