16550


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16550

(hardware)
A version of the 16450 UART with a 16-byte FIFO. Superseded by the 16550A.

This chip might not operate correctly with all software.

The 16C550 is a CMOS version.
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Type 16550 UARTS are used for the economical version.
2] is specially designed to work with the new 16550 UART.
The XSD bus is a subset of the Intersil ISD(TM) bus protocol that can be used with any 16550 compatible UART.
It provides a direct interface between the transceiver and a standard 16550 UART (universal asynchronous receiver-transmitter) or microcontroller.
16550 UART serial interface allows for connection to any standard COM port.
Take full advantage of 16550, and 16850 advanced UARTs.
The cards are implemented with 16550 UARTs containing 16-byte FIFOs for increased performance in multitasking environments, and they provide data rates up to 115.
It is software compatible with the 16450 and 16550 UARTs, but also features extensions that make it a better choice for some applications: