Asynchronous Serial Communications


FAQ's, Tutorials, Guides, and Glossaries


Cabling

Data Communications Cabling FAQ
Cables.com has a large selection of serial cables and USB to serial adapters

General

Dial-Up and Home Networking Troubleshooting Reference

Glossaries

BABEL: A Glossary of Computer Related Abbreviations and Acronyms
Black Box Glossary of Data Communication Terms
Glossary of Terms

Modems

Navas 28800-56K Modem FAQ
This is the best modem and serial communications FAQ that I have found.
Christopher Ostmo's Modem Technical Information
The information on this site is a combination of resources that the author (and now many others) have been collecting since 1995 as a result of his professional technical experience with an Internet Service Provider.
Modem Installation and Configuration Guide
What You Need to Know about Modems

Standards

Frequently Asked Questions about International Standards with Answers
This text is a monthly posting to the USENET groups comp.protocols.iso, comp.std.misc and comp.std.internat. Its purpose is to give answers to some of the questions appearing most often in these groups and to collect interesting information about standards that appeared in USENET discussions.

Telecommuting

The Smart Valley Telecommuting Guide

UNIX

UNIX Reference Desk
Stokely Consulting - Unix Serial Port Resources
Stokely Consulting

Hardware Manufacturers

Black Box On-Line Catalog

Software

Serproxy
Serproxy is a multi-threaded proxy program for redirecting network socket connections to/from serial links, in cases where the remote end of the serial link doesn't have a TCP/IP stack (eg an embedded or microcontroller system). The proxy allows other hosts on the network to communicate with the system on the remote end of the serial link.

Standards

A List of Standards Relationships
Electronic Industries Association
Search the EIA database for standards
How to Contact ITU (CCITT)
Index of EIA Standards
Browse the list of standards with hot links to descriptions.
Standards Document Library
Standards Listed by Family
Standards Organized by Standards Organization

Modem Manufacturers

Boca Research Home Page
Global Village Home Page
Hayes Microcomputer Products, Inc.
Microcom Home Page
Multi-Tech Systems, Inc., Home Page
Supra Inc. Home Page
Supra Inc. FTP Site
Telebit Corporation Home Page
U.S. Robotics
Zoom Telephonics
ZyXEL Home Page

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