stop bits

stop bits

[′stäp ‚bits]
(computer science)
The last two bits transmitted in asynchronous data transmission to unequivocally indicate the end of a word.
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15, the UART Transmitter is shown in which there are two state, the first one is for preparing data in a frame of 10-bits including the start and stop bits, and the next state is for sending the frame to the serial output S_out, where k is a counter for the number of bits to be send in the second state, and Tx_req and Tx_ready for handshaking.
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Behind your back is a fat tube that's both a strut brace to make the suspension work more accurately and a barrier to stop bits of shopping or luggage smacking you in the back of the head as you test the brakes' fearsome stopping power.
In the first phase of development of applications a serial interface RS-232C was used For Compatibility of control unit with PC it was necessary to adjust individual values for baud rate, setting the bits, parity check to check accuracy of data and stop bits to end the communication.
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User-friendly software helps users quickly set baud rates, character sizes, stop bits, and parity.