Transmission modes

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Simplex
A signal which goes in one direction
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Full-duplex
Goes in both directions at the same time
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Half-duplex
Goes in both directions, but not at the same time
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Serial
Bits of data are transferred one at a time over a wire.
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Parallel
Whole byte can be transferred at the same time.
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Serial - Advantage and disadvantage
Good for long distances and it has to be broken into small bits.
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Parallel - Advantage and disadvantage
Faster because more bits are transferred per second and shorter distance.
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Card 2

Front

Goes in both directions at the same time

Back

Full-duplex

Card 3

Front

Goes in both directions, but not at the same time

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

Bits of data are transferred one at a time over a wire.

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

Whole byte can be transferred at the same time.

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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