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.
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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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* 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.