State of the RTS pin
You can configure
RequestToSend to be
Request to Send (RTS) pin is asserted. If
the RTS pin is unasserted.
In normal usage, the RTS and Clear to Send (CTS) pins work together,
and are used as standard handshaking pins for data transfer. In this
case, RTS and CTS are automatically managed by the DTE and DCE. However,
there is nothing in the RS-232 standard that requires the RTS pin
must be used in any specific way. Therefore, if you manually configure
RequestToSend value, it is probably for nonstandard
If your device does not use hardware handshaking in the standard
way, and you need to manually configure
FlowControl property to
RequestToSend value that you specify
might not be honored. Refer to your device documentation to determine
its specific pin behavior.
You can return the value of the CTS pin with the
Handshaking is described in Controlling the Flow of Data: Handshaking.
The RTS pin is asserted.
The RTS pin is unasserted.