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UART

(ˈjuːˌɑːt)
n acronym for
(Electronics) Universal Asynchronous Receiver Transmitter
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operation in high-speed serial applications, the board's high-performance 160950 UART includes 128-byte FIF0s, eight times larger than those found on standard 16550 UARTs.
The UART includes 9-bit framing support and is register compatible with legacy 16550 software.
The deals include two long-term leases for office space at 16550 Ventura Blvd.
If high-speed printing, file transfers and downloading are important chores for your computer, install high-speed ports--a 16550 UART chip and a EPP parallel port.
The modems' PCMCIA interface provides more functionality than both the 16550 and new 16650 UART with its 64 byte buffer and automatic RTS flow control which allow; maximum throughput in multi-tasking environments.
The RocketPort chip includes a dedicated 44MHz core, which minimizes host CPU utilization and optimizes data transmission via larger transmit and receive buffers than those of 16550 UART chips, which are commonly used in standard PC serial ports and low-end serial cards.
The ProClass 288HC and PM288HC// are based on a 16550 UART, providing a 16-character buffer to enhance background and multi-tasking performance.
Additionally, the 16C950 UART supports 9-bit framing and is fully software compatible with legacy 16550 UART applications.
Both versions provide support for use of serial ports or non-intelligent multi-ports boards, data rates to 115200 bps, RTS/CTS and XON/XOFF flow control, inbound calling, use of the 16550 UART in FIFO mode, multiple communications program interfaces, collection of accounting records at the server, use of the client software on the server station, advanced port allocation features including concurrent usage, "camp-on," automatic line allocation retry and port grouping.