ASCII protocol


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ASCII protocol

[¦as‚kē ¦prōd·ə‚kȯl]
(communications)
A protocol for the simplest mode of transmitting ASCII data, with little or no error checking.

ASCII protocol

The simplest communications protocol for text. It transmits only ASCII characters and uses ASCII control codes. It implies little or no error checking.
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Outputs for the Model MG include Modbus, DDA (proprietary ASCII protocol), and FOUNDATION[TM] Fieldbus.
* RS232 and RS485 serial ports that can communicate via Modbus or ASCII protocols.
A second port for general purpose with user configurable communications parameters and support for either Modbus RTU or ASCII protocols.