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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 Superseded by the 16550A.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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8 kbps connection) or Via serial cable link (requires null modem cable and 16550 UART high speed serial port)
If high-speed printing, file transfers and downloading are important chores for your computer, install high-speed ports--a 16550 UART chip and a EPP parallel port.
The ProClass 288HC and PM288HC// are based on a 16550 UART, providing a 16-character buffer to enhance background and multi-tasking performance.
Both versions provide support for use of serial ports or non-intelligent multi-ports boards, data rates to 115200 bps, RTS/CTS and XON/XOFF flow control, inbound calling, use of the 16550 UART in FIFO mode, multiple communications program interfaces, collection of accounting records at the server, use of the client software on the server station, advanced port allocation features including concurrent usage, "camp-on," automatic line allocation retry and port grouping.
2] is specially designed to work with the new 16550 UART.
operation in high-speed serial applications, the board's high-performance 160950 UART includes 128-byte FIF0s, eight times larger than those found on standard 16550 UARTs.
Type 16550 UARTS are used for the economical version.