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USB

Universal Serial Bus informatics An external bus with transfer rates up to 12 Mbps, which accommodates up to 127 peripherals, replacing serial and parallel ports. Cf Firewire.
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The HW VSP application (Virtual Serial Port) supports full serial ports
Full RS-232 serial port: RxD, TxD, GND, CTS, RTS, DSR, DTR, RI, CD (115,200 Bd)
-- Speed 4 - an onboard 4 port low cost serial port card
For one, it ma y be physically impossible to gain access to the serial port while the device is in the rack, or there may be a need to connect to multiple devices at one time.
It features advanced digital technology, membrane keypad, high visibility four-line vacuum fluorescent display, serial port, non-volatile memory for storage of calibration data and up to 25 sets of user-programmable test parameters, indicating LEDs and integral audio alarm.
The VersaMax SE is a programmable logic controller accessory, described as versatile and cost-effective, that enables Ethernet connection via the serial port on the controller.
The CD player-size device can reassemble uneven scans - rather than being limited to scanning in straight lines - so the user can manipulate the device as if it were an "electronic paint-brush." The CapShare can hold 50 pages in its 4mb memory, and transmit them via infrared to laptops, or by cable into a PC's serial port. When launched in March it will retail for 500 pounds in the UK and is aimed at "mobile professionals," primarily sales reps.
Offering either 4 or 8 ports, each serial port can be independently configured by software to use any of the 3 serial communication protocols.
The RS-232/485 serial port can be connected to your PC's virtual serial port using the HW Virtual Serial Port software, the remote digital I/O can be directly controlled from this software.
Coupled with Models 9541 and 9545 PS2 keyboard/mouse and serial port extenders, these cards form a complete PCI/O remoting system supporting resolutions up to 1800 x 1700 and distances of up to 5 km.
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