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8051/8052 Instruction: RLC

Function:Rotate Accumulator Left Through Carry
Syntax:RLC A

RLC A0x3311C

Description: Shifts the bits of the Accumulator to the left. The left-most bit (bit 7) of the Accumulator is loaded into the Carry Flag, and the original Carry Flag is loaded into bit 0 of the Accumulator. This function can be used to quickly multiply a byte by 2.

See Also: RL, RR, RRC, Instruction Set