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Meaning of START BIT

 
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A bit which signals the start of transmission of a character on a serial line. For an rs-423 signal, the line is normally at logical zero which there is no data and the start bit is a logical one. The zero-one transition tells the receiver when to start sampling the signal to extract the data bits.

 

 

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