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Re: UARTs, was : Re 2nd update

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Subject: Re: UARTs, was : Re 2nd update
From: caret@pyramid.com (Neil Russell)
Date: Wed, 23 Jun 93 18:06:33 PDT
In-reply-to: <199306232246.AA01411@nagina.cs.Colorado.EDU>; from "Drew Eckhardt" at Jun 23, 93 4:46 pm
> Add to cost the added complexity of programming, etc.  If our goal
> is resonable, standard RS232 performance, which maxes out at 115.2
> Kbaud, we're more than covered by the National Semi UARTS rated at 
> 1.5M baud. 
> 
> I just called the local national semi office and distributor : 
> 
> 1.  National Semi doesn't make a four UART version of the 16550
> 
> 2.  Here are the stats on the 2-port version : 
> 
> National Semi NS16C552V dual 16550 UART
> 
> Pricing :
> 
> Lots of 100 : $13.10
> Sample quantities : $16.50
> 
> Package :  44 Lead Plastic Chip Carrier, about .65" X .65"
> 

Sounds like we have our serial chip...


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