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stop bit

In asynchronous transmission, each n-bit character to be transmitted is followed by a bit that informs the receiver that the transmission of a character has ended. This is the soppbit.

Asynchronous start-stop operation

Asynchronous start-stop operation

The stop bit is a character-discrete synchronization element that indicates the end of an asynchronous character. Like the start bit, the stop bit can be a single discrete bit, or a bit combination of several bits.

Englisch: stop bit
Updated at: 16.07.2021
#Words: 67
Links: indium (In), asynchronous, transmission, receiver, synchronization (SYN)
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