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Latest revision as of 14:41, 21 October 2018

Synchronous is a term which means that some event, or device, operates on a clock, or with fixed timing.

A synchronous serial line uses a fixed clock (which is usually provided by one end, or by the transmission channel itself) which is carried on a separate signal line.

Contemporary logic design is usually synchronous; a clock signal is used to control when flip-flops store their inputs, etc.

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