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
There is a version of 8251A available for USD $6.40 in quantity of 100.
The Intel 8251A was used in the Intel SDK-86 MCS-86 System Design Kit.
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