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Universal Asynchronous Receiver Transmitter (UART)

Last Updated: 
Jul 26, 2016
  • 9-bit address mode with hardware address detection
  • Baud rates from 110 to 921600 bps or arbitrary up to 4 Mbps
  • RX and TX buffers = 4 to 65535
  • Detection of Framing, Parity, and Overrun errors
  • Full Duplex, Half Duplex, TX only, and RX only optimized hardware
  • Two out of three voting per bit
  • Break signal generation and detection
  • 8x or 16x oversampling
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General Description

The UART provides asynchronous communications commonly referred to as RS232 or RS485. The UART component can be configured for Full Duplex, Half Duplex, RX only, or TX only versions. All versions provide the same basic functionality. They differ only in the amount of resources used.

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