Abstract: A tutorial presentation of the theory of operation of RS-232 communications, plus device specific pin-outs and control protocols for over 1000 devices.
Keywords: book review, electronics, RS-232, RS-232-C, RS-449, serial communications, serial ports, computer interfaces, standards, United States.
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Title: RS-232 Made Easy: Connecting Computers, Printers, Terminals, and Modems, Second Edition
Author: Martin D. Seyer
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Date Published: January 1991
ISBN: 0137498543
LOCN: TK7887.5.S48 1991
Dewey: 004.6 20
Pages: 436
Figures: 58
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Chapter 1: Introduction to RS-232

Chapter 2: Communication Jargon

Chapter 3: Asynchronous Modems and RS-232

Chapter 4: EIA-232-D Operation in a Private Line Environment

Chapter 5: Synchronous Environments

Chapter 6: Secondary Signals and Flow Control

Chapter 7: Cross Connections

Chapter 8: Interfacing Equipment

Chapter 9: Most Frequently Asked Questions About Interfacing and Answers to Questions From Chapter 1-8

Appendix A: EIA STANDARD EIA-232-D

Appendix B: EIA STANDARD EIA-449

Appendix C: Industrial Electronics Bulletin No. 12

Appendix D: EIA-232-D Circuit Summary with CCITT Equivalents

Appendix E: Tools of the Trade

Appendix F: Pinouts for Serial Ports of Computers and Peripherals

Appendix G: Interconnections Between Computers and Peripherals

Appendix H: Industry Standard and Modular Cables

Appendix I: Common Connectors, Pinouts and Numbering Schemes

Appendix J: TRW Modular to DB-25 Adapters

Appendix K: Rules for Cable Design

Appendix L: Interfacing Problems and Remedies

Appendix M: ASCII Character Set


Author:        Seyer, Martin D.
Title:         RS-232 made easy : connecting computers,
                  printers, terminals, and modems / Martin D. Seyer.
Edition:       2nd ed.
Published:     Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice Hall, c1991.
Description:   xii, 436 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
LC Call No.:   TK7887.5.S48 1991
Dewey No.:     004.6 20
ISBN:          0137498705 (case)
               0137498543 (paper)
Notes:         Appendices: p. 99-431.
               Includes index.
Subjects:      Computer interfaces -- Standards -- United
Control No.:   90026516 


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