Difference between UART and USART

Questions on UARTs, and serial communication
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Difference between UART and USART

Post by vidya31 » Thu Mar 14, 2019 12:00 pm

What is the difference between UART and USART communication?



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Re: Difference between UART and USART

Post by basicchip » Thu Mar 14, 2019 8:55 pm

USARTs will have a synchronous serial function. So you would have the normal 2 data lines and 1 or 2 clock lines.

They are used for some older systems, and in theory can run at faster rates.

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