10,000′ Serial Communication

Hopefully the title isn’t too misleading. In-case you’re wondering, we’re not going to talk about implementing a 10,000 Ft serial line.. But we are going to look at serial protocols from quite a broad perspective.

Whats the difference between RS232, USART, UART, Serial, USB, CAN, SPI, I2C, JTAG, and 1-Wire protocols..?

First of all, lets clear up some confusion: They’re not all protocols.¬†UART and USART are hardware modules that let you implement other serial protocols. Continue reading “10,000′ Serial Communication”