data terminal equipment

   (DTE)
   1. The data source, data sink, or both.
   2. Equipment that usually includes control logic, buffer, and one or more input or output devices or computers; can also contain error control, synchronization, and station identification capability.
   3. Equipment that converts user information into data signals for transmission or vice versa.

IT glossary of terms, acronyms and abbreviations. . 2015.

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  • Data terminal equipment — (DTE) is an end instrument that converts user information into signals or reconverts received signals. These can also be called tail circuits. A DTE device communicates with the data circuit terminating equipment (DCE). The DTE/DCE classification …   Wikipedia

  • Data Terminal Equipment —   [Abk. DTE, dt. »DatenTerminal Ausrüstung«] das, Computer bzw. Terminal, der bzw. das Daten nach dem Standard RS 232 C überträgt und dabei Data Communications Equipment benutzt …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Data Terminal Equipment — (DTE) device (such as a computer, printer, telephone, etc.) that is used as a transmission source or destination for data transfer and is connected to a modem (DCE) by the RS 232C interface …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Data Terminal Equipment — Jedes Datenübertragungssystem wird von (mindestens) zwei Datenstationen gebildet, die durch einen Übertragungsweg (allg. Kommunikationseinrichtung) miteinander verbunden sind. Bestandteile und Funktion Jede Datenstation besteht nach DIN 44302 aus …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • data terminal equipment —    Abbreviated DTE. In communications, any device, such as a terminal or a computer, connected to a communications device, channel, or public network.    See also data communications equipment …   Dictionary of networking

  • data terminal equipment — See DTE …   Dictionary of telecommunications

  • Data Communications Equipment —   [Abk. DCE, dt. »Datenkommunikationsausrüstung«] das, Gerät für serielle Datenübertragungen nach RS 232 C. Es erhält seine Signale vom Data Terminal Equipment (DTE) und wandelt diese für die Kommunikation um oder verwandelt umgekehrt… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • data communications equipment —    Abbreviated DCE. In communications, any device that connects a computer or terminal to a communications channel or public network; usually a modem.    See also data terminal equipment …   Dictionary of networking

  • Data Terminal Ready — Steckerleiste Der Begriff EIA 232, ursprünglich RS 232, bezeichnet einen Standard für eine serielle Schnittstelle, die in den frühen 1960ern von einem US amerikanischen Standardisierungskomitee (heute EIA – Electronic Industries Alliance)… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Terminal equipment — In telecommunication, the term terminal equipment has the following meanings: * Communications equipment at either end of a communications link, used to permit the stations involved to accomplish the mission for which the link was established. *… …   Wikipedia

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