RS-232 is the electrical standard used on most serial ports.

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ZULU-M RF Transceiver

I am attempting to send simple ASCII characters between two RF ZuluM868 modules. It uses a Low level Rs2323 so I am using a terminal program with a USB to 3v rs232 level converter. I have followed the ...
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Consumer IR receiver on RS-232 port without DCD

I want to build a CIR receiver for OMAP3530 SoC running Linux. I hope to be able to use LIRC library for this task. There's just one problem: the recommended IR receiver schematic uses DCD pin of the ...
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Why is USB cable maximum length is shorter than in RS232?

Why do we need to buffer USB signal if the cable is longer than 5m? Is that because a signal voltage drop? Is that because it drives currents?
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Generate TTL-level reset pulse from RS-232 level signal

(My knowledge of analog circuit design is severely limited). I am trying to generate a reset pulse for an AVR microcontroller. The reset is active LOW, and the maximum threshold voltage is 0.9V, with ...
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Is some protection necessary for a RS232 link between PIC-MAX232-Computer?

I have a circuit with a dsPIC which communicates to a computer using a MAX232 (there ain't any optical isolation). The circuit ground is not bounded to the earth. But the equipment case is earthed. ...
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How to protect a MAX232 from PIC programming high voltages?

This question is derived from this Board review thread, I thought it would be preferable to make it a standalone question. I want to be able to reset a PIC remotely using the only communication port ...
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Board review: is this PIC16F877 RS232+ICSP board correct/robust?

I want to make my own development board based on a PIC, to make a RS232 bootloader from scratch. It's been a while I haven't used a PIC, and it was on a ready made development board. I've looked ...
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RS232 non-inverting level shifter

I am starting a project that will end up as an RS232 wireless bridge (XBee radios) and have no idea where to find the chip I am in need of. I'm currently in the testing phase without the radios to ...
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Partial load failure detection circuit

I'm working on the power supply of a temperature controller which sends about 5kW of power maximum (230VAC 50Hz) into 3 sets of 12 heaters (actually, 3kW + 1kW + 1kW). I'm at the stage where I need to ...
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UART as logic analyzer?

I'd like to reverse-engineer a certain 2-wire digital circuit. I'm looking for the cheapest possible logic analyzer. I don't know the exact frequency of the circuit, but it's sub-1MHz. (Likely in the ...
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SIM900 - USB- TTL Communication from PC

I do have some doubts about the communication of the SIM900 GSM module with the PC. By default the GSM module has the RS232 connection to interface with PC. source:link But my PC has only USB ...
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serial data from avr to python

I am using ATtiny2313 microcontroller along with a RS232 to establish communication between my microcontroller and the laptop. Here's my question : What is the predefined system for the laptop to ...
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usb to rs232 to usb

I have a system where there is usb slave device that is in a rotating structure behind a slipring. I need to pass the signal through the slipring (we only have 4 "wires") and onto a computer. Due to ...
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Is MAX232 is needed?

I'm planning to send data from my laptop via Hyperterminal to Arduino's TX RX pins. Normally RS232 is around +12V -12V; but I will use a USB to RS232 converter as in the figure below: And from a ...
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GSM SIM900A Board and USBtoSerial

just got my SIM900A board same as Connecting GSM SIM900A module with Ardunio and I am trying to connect it to my USB-rs232 converter. I couldn't find any doc on module itself, has anyone done it? Tnx ...
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Programming 16F84A With K8048 software & a custom Hardware (With CH340 USB2Ser)

After reading Manoj's Work about how to program some PICs with USB to Serial Adapter, I decided to try myself to program the 16F84A with my CH340 USB-SERIAL adapter Materials : Software : Cygwin + ...
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RFID card reader : wiegand 26 bits but UID tag 40 bits?

I am working on a project of access control with a Raspberry Pi. I want to buy a RFID card reader (125 khz) and tags. After a lot of research on the web, I found out that the most common connection ...
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Problem connecting two RS232 [closed]

I have a device with a RS232 communication port (3 pin,tx,rx and gnd). When I connect it to a PC RS232, they don't communicate together. I use hyper terminal on the PC side and all setting are ...
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Interfacing barcode scanner with arduino using RS232

I want to connect a barcode scanner with Arduino. I used MAX232 to convert the levels. I have taken only 3 pins: 2(RX), 3(TX) and 5(GND) from the DB9 cable and given them to pins of MAX232 as shown in ...
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Switch a Transistor ON/OFF with Txd Line From USB2SER Adapter (CH340)?[Resolved]

Note/Update: The Problem was The Use of an extension cable (RS232 Null Modem Without Handshaking).So, The RxD & TxD are inverted.it means if you want to measure TxD voltage You should Get it from ...
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when to cascade Modbus TCP/RS-485 gateways?

I've noticed that many Modbus Gateways support cascading. Cascading makes sense, when converting from TCP to RS-232 since RS-232 allows 1 transmitter/receiver on each line. But does it make sense ...
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Why there are data bit lower than 8 data bit of uart

Our group are creating a UART IP Soft Core with Wishbone Wrapper and we are using 5,6,7 and 8 data bit. I just want to know what are the use of the 5, 6 and 7 data bit? In addition to my question ...
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TTL-level camera with MAX3232 installed - is that really TTL-level or an RS232-level?

I've just recycled an LCF-23T CMOS camera (http://www.thaieasyelec.net/index.php/Sensors/Light-/-Imaging/4dsystem-JPEG-Color-Camera-UART-TTL-Interface-OV528-Chip/p_177.html) that the vendor describes ...
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Serial Link Between 3.3V devices

I have an RPi and a freescale FRDM-KL25z controller which will talk over serial protocol. I'm using the pyserial library on the pi: ...
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AVR - Simple(st) serial port programmer

As I'm just getting started with learning anything about microcontrollers, I started from making a very, very simple LPT port programmer (...I think it was just about 4 resistors). It worked well with ...
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Simple RS232 to 8 bit Parallel circuit

I want to make a simple rs232 to parallel (8 bit) converter. I would like the input to 1 wire and the output can just be 8 bit with no strobes etc. and run at high speeds (ideally up to 1Mbps, put ...
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Wiring RS485/422 to RS232 converter to a given device pins [closed]

I'm trying to establish a full-duplex and then a half duplex communication and need to wire a device output to an RS485/422 to RS232 converter. Here is the device output pins for full and half ...
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Accessing RS232 Rx Tx instead of OTG on stellaris LM4F232H5QD evaluation board

I am asking two related questions here: I can see a program uart_echo for stellaris lm4f232h5qd . What I want is that I need to access this data on teraterminal using PA1 and PA2 pins instead of ...
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VHDL RS-232 Receiver

I have been trying to design an RS-232 receiver taking an FSM approach. I will admit that I do not have a very well-rounded understanding of VHDL, so I have been working on the code on the fly and ...
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Pin assignment on rj45 when using rs232

I am having a problem creating a cable to connect with two devices. The first devisce is an Intellivue MP70 that I want to connect to the RS232 port using an RJ45 end. On the other side there should ...
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Connecting GSM SIM900A module with Ardunio

I have bought an SIM900A Mini V4 GSM module. Here is the module, I want to configure with arduino to send and receive SMS. Do I have to connect TXD of this module--Tx of Arduino & RXD of this ...
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RS232 Splitter Capable of Transmitting/Receiving data to one device and only Transmitting to another

I was wondering if it is possible to have a RS232 splitter that is able to split the data into two RS232 connections, and allow for one of the connects to still be able to transmit data back through ...
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Can a USB 5v 0.5A powered pcb sent data to a 3,5 mm jack using a 2nd usb port via usb-to-3,5mm converter wire?

I am designing a MCU for a device that is powered by USB. This device needs to send simple serial commands to an 3.5mm stereo port on a monitor. The wanted to use USB-to-3.5mm jack converter wire, ...
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How can RS-232 DTR / RTS pins be used for power?

I want to interface to this device where (sec 4.2) states can be powered from the DTR and RTS handshaking lines by having one high and one low Also, Wikipedia states: No method is ...
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Arduino: RS232 Level Shifter or RS2323 Breakout needed?

I am trying to establish communications between an Arduino Mega2560 (Master) and a customised controller (Slave) via a Master-Slave RS232 link using Modbus RTU. The communication should be ...
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RS485 half duplex communication issue

I have a London MR400s taximeter and I wanted to communicate with it so I have connected it with my PC using RS485 half duplex cable. I am using termite terminal for polling and receiving the data. ...
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Current loop Converter

Is it possible to convert a 2 wires current loop to RS232, and from RS232 to current loop, I am trying to put an RS232 sniffer in the middle so I can see what they are communicating to each other. I ...
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Connection problem with RS485 system on PC with RS232 port

I am developing a system in which I have to integrate hardware. I am from computer background, so I don't have much knowledge about hardware systems. The issue is I have to integrate with London ...
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VHDL USB UART Problem

I've just described an UART transmitter and receiver in VHDL. In simulation everything seems to be fine. In FPGA, the loopback interface works well: I push a button, the transmitter sends data, the ...
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Digital Multimeter to RS232 Serial Port or USB - DT830D

I am new to Electronics and doing a hobby project. I want to take some readings and get them on the computer/laptop. I am ok with both RS232 (Serial) or USB (preferred). I have a DT830D Multimeter. I ...
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How does the MAX232 double the voltage?

MAX232 Datasheet Hi, I am currently a student so bear with me please! I'm currently using a powering the MAX232 with 5V DC, and when I measure from VCC to lets say, pin 3, I am getting a voltage ...
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What are all of the pins of the Beaglebone Black Rev. C serial (debug) header?

The Beaglebone Black Rev. C has a serial debug header with 6 pins. I would like to know what each of these pins is. If numbered 1-6 starting closer to the 5v barrel connector, pin 1 is ground, pin 4 ...
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Finding out RS232 commands from massage chair

Hey all I have a very quick question to ask about the Bus Pirate before I go ahead and order or not order it. I am looking to get the RS232 commands from a massage chair. It has an ugly, bulky "box" ...
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Remote control of audio equipment over RS-232 with Arduino

These questions are following on from my previous question Reverse engineering old serial devices and cloning with Arduino about the monitoring of RS-232 traffic. I had some good success and now have ...
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How to setup a RS-232 Cape for BeagleBone Black

I'm trying to use a RS-232 cape in a python script. A TU-S9 USB-to-Serial converter works just fine with same code I just change the port. So I don't think it is my code. The only thing I can think of ...
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Reverse engineering old serial devices and cloning with Arduino

I have a piece of music equipment that uses a remote control. This remote control communicates bi-directionally with the main unit. It communicates over RS-422 protocol (mainly for the cable distance, ...
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Convert FTDI USB signal back to serial

I have a data logger with a USB output (FTDI FT232RL) and I'm trying to get the information remotely using a XBee modem, but my problem is that I need to "convert" the USB signal back to serial to ...
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No correct signal from ATMEGA162 UART

I got the following circuit: simulate this circuit – Schematic created using CircuitLab And this code to run it: ...
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If RS-232 defines electrical characteristics, what is the transfer protocol?

From this answer, it says RS-232 defines the voltage levels and what not of a signal. I want to be able to read barcodes on my microcontroller with something like this. The closest datasheet I ...
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Opto-coupled RS-232 receive circuit

I am looking into a implementing a low-cost RS-232/422 opto-coupled receive circuit. The aim is surge protection and tolerance to DC offsets. The challenge is that the inputs should be completely ...