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UART Provides Real Time Error Detection

Claimed as an industry first, the SC28L202 two-channel UART integrates real-time error detection and a 256-byte FIFO. The device is capable of operating at both 3V and 5V and over a temperature range from –40°C to +85°C, making it suitable for use in portable and handheld applications. Features include 3-character recognition, bus-cycle times of 55 ns at 3.3V and 5V, 16 GPIO lines for modem control and direct memory access, an arbitrating interrupt, and automatic 9-bit mode Xon/Xoff. Available in a TSSOP 56 package, price is $6 each/1,000. ROYAL PHILIPS ELECTRONICS, San Jose, CA. (408) 617-4700.


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