automatic baud rate detection

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automatic baud rate detection definition

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(ABR, autobaud) A process by which a receiving device determines the speed, code level, and stop bits of incoming data by examining the first character, usually a preselected sign-on character. ABR allows the receiving device to accept data from a variety of transmitting devices operating at different speeds without needing to establish data rates in advance.
(1996-06-18)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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