The 8251 is a Universal Synchronous/Asynchronous Receiver/Transmitter packaged in a 28-pin DIP made by Intel. It is typically used for serial communication and was rated for 19.2 kilobits per second signalling rate.
It includes 5 sections
- read/write control logic
- data bus system
- modem control
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- In quantities of 100 and up
The Intel 8251A was used in the Intel SDK-86 MCS-86 System Design Kit and the DEC LA120 printing terminal. The device is also used in the IC-10 RS-232 interface for Kenwood HAM radios like TS-440S, TS-711, TS-811 and many others.
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- Intel SDK-86 MCS-86 System Design Kit User's Guide
- LA120 Technical Manual