How do I tell the difference between Serial and Parallel, and what are the differences?
Serial and Parallel refer to the communication protocols, and each of them has the following characteristics.
1-1. Serial communication is slower than Parallel or USB.
1-2. It enables more stable communication with less potential for data corruption.
1-3. Baud rate must be set properly.
1-4. The length of the cable can be extended using extension cables.
1-5. Refer to Serial Interface Specifications if you want to get more detailed specifications.
2-1. Parallel communication is faster than Serial communication.
2-2. It is affected by the communication mode settings of the PC.
2-3. Refer to Parallel Interface Specifications if you want to get more detailed specifications.