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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 Superseded by the 16550A.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.
The RocketPort chip includes a dedicated 44MHz core, which minimizes host CPU utilization and optimizes data transmission via larger transmit and receive buffers than those of 16550 UART chips, which are commonly used in standard PC serial ports and low-end serial cards.
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.
Additionally, the 16C950 UART supports 9-bit framing and is fully software compatible with legacy 16550 UART applications.
2] is specially designed to work with the new 16550 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.
Serial connection (2 players, requires null modem cable and 16550 UART high-speed serial port).
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.