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Difference between UART and USART

Posted: Thu Mar 14, 2019 12:00 pm
by vidya31
What is the difference between UART and USART communication?

Re: Difference between UART and USART

Posted: Thu Mar 14, 2019 8:55 pm
by basicchip
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.