UARTs

UART transceivers for flexible serial communication

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Expand serial communications functionality or increase your system's port count with our portfolio of discrete  universal asynchronous receiver/transmitter (UART) transceivers. These devices feature various channel counts, baud rates and first-in, first out (FIFO) depths.

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Featured UART transceivers

Simplify UART ports expansion in your design

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Flexible solutions

Discrete UART solutions provide flexible baud rates, lower current consumption and programmable features.

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Deeper FIFO memory

First-in, first-out memory up to 128 bytes lets you offload data from an MCU, freeing up valuable processing bandwidth.

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Multiple channel-count options

Single-, dual- and quad-channel offerings help you meet varying needs of multiple applications.

Technical resources

Analog Design Journal
Analog Design Journal
How to set-up a knock-sensor signal-conditioning system
Engine knocking occurs in engine cylinders because of improper ignition timing or faulty components. Our TPIC8101 can be used in modern knock-sensor systems.
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Application note
Application note
Transitioning to TI's TL16C2550 from ST16C2550 or SC16C2550
UART is implemented easily and is a low cost serial interface to connect two computing systems. An example is our TL16C2550 which can be easily transitioned to. 
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More literature
More literature
UART Quick Reference Card (Rev. D)
Our UART portfolio features highly integrated parallel-to-serial and serial-to-parallel devices that are able to perform under tough conditions while reducing space and power requirements. Learn more about these UART devices. 
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