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maybe a hardware uart and a software uart each sending a byte. and then on the receiver side, combine them to get your 16bits. Though not truly sending 16bits, im sure its faster than sending 2 seperate streams of data, and I believe the hardware uart runs in the background...could be mistaken...and its just a thought