I am new to signal processing and just trying to understand what Baud rate really means.
As I understand it, the baud rate speed is really the time that the processor takes when it is ON and when it is OFF. I attached an image as an example. For a slower baud rate, a 1 is represented by ON and voltage will stay ON and OFF for a long time as compared to a fast rate where the voltage will stay ON and OFF for a short time.
Am I understanding this correctly?
I am looking at transmitting a digital signal over a long distance cable. The problem I am having right now is I believe the signal is being distorted because it is modulating too fast. I need the ON's and OFF's to last longer, to stretch out over time. As I understand it this would be as simple as slowing the baud rate down.