ASCII character set

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Noun1.ASCII character set - (computer science) 128 characters that make up the ASCII coding scheme; "the ASCII character set is the most universal character coding set"
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
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Early CMC protocols, considering only the English-speaking world, used a limited ASCII character set of the 26 Roman letters, their capital versions, the numbers from 0 to 9, and some punctuation.
Aztec Code is a high-density two-dimensional matrix style barcode symbology that can encode up to 3750 characters from the entire 256-byte ASCII character set. The symbological data is encoded in a series of "layers" that circle around a bulls-eye pattern.
The device's resolution of 256 x 200 (V) pixel up to 640 x 480 (VGA) makes standard a built-in 128-character ASCII character set clearly visible for most situations.