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What is the difference between synchronous and asynchronous?


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2012-09-17 20:41:02
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Sychronous transmission does not add start & stop bits at the beginning and end each byte transmitted for sending data segments while Asychronous transmission uses start & stop bits which are added at the start & end of data blocks.

Sychronous transmission provides 64 or 128 Kbps speed but

asychronous transmission provides 38.4 Kbps speed.


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Asynchronous transmission uses start and stop bit while synchronous does not use start and stop bits but, clock pulses that the signal built

in synchronous communication data will be transmitted with clock and in asynchronous only start and stop bit is required for transmission of databut speed of the data transmission in synchronous is very high data rateand in asynchronous speed is slow due to the start and stop bit

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synchronous - the transmitter must send a separate clock signal to keep the receiver synchronized with it to successfully receive the dataasynchronous - self synchronizing, the receiver is able to synchronize with the data as it is received without a separate clock signal also being sent from the transmitter to the receiver

synchronous is faster. beacause in asynchronous counter all the flipflops don't have the same CP.So there's a propagation delay.On the other hand synchronous counter has same CP to all the flipflops.So there is less propagation delay than asynchronous counter.For this Synchronous Counter is faster.

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