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What is the difference between simplex and duplex.

Asked by: Interview Candidate | Asked on: Nov 13th, 2007
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Janani.K

Answered On : Nov 27th, 2007

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simplex-one way transmission.only transmission will takes place here.

duplex- two way transmission.Both transmission and reception takes place.

2 types of duplex:

1)Half duplex
2)Full duplex

Half duplex:-both transmission and reception takes place,bt nt at d same time.single channel is used .
Full duplex:-both txn and recep...takes place simultaneously using 2 different channels.one for txn and other 4 reception.

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basically there 4 modes of data transmission

1)simplex
2)half duplex
3)full duplex
4)full full duplex


simplex - one waycommunication that is either reception or transmission

half duplex - two way communication that is receiving or transmitting data "but not at SAME TIME "

  
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arpit747

Answered On : Aug 28th, 2008

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Duplex
1 half duplex-channel can either sending or receiving at a time.

2.full duplex-channel can both send and receive at a time.

Examples

duplex-cable service, can receive only.
half duplex-walky talky
full duplex-internet, mobile phone.

  
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