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Communication Interfaces

UART – Serial communication

28 Sep , 2016  

Universal Asynchronous Receiver/Transmitter or UART for short represents the hardware – integrated circuit, used for the serial communication through the serial port. UART is a standalone integrated circuit (IC) but also as a part of microcontrollers. It is important to understand the difference between standalone UART modules and the UART modules integrated in MCU modules, and how MCU modules usually […]

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Communication Interfaces

Virtual COM Ports

5 May , 2016  

Virtual COM ports are great for those projects when you need to establish communication with an embedded project, and have no UART peripheral on your board, besides the USB you programmed with. The USB Communications Device Class ( CDC ) can be used to make a USB device look like a RS-232 connection, enabling the user to communicate through […]

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