Kibibit
Multiples of bits  


 

The kibibit is a multiple of the bit, a unit of digital information storage, using the standard binary prefix kibi, which has the symbol Ki, meaning 2^{10}.^{[1]}^{[2]} The unit symbol of the kibibit is Kibit.
 1 kibibit = 2^{10} bits = 1,024 bits^{[3]}
The kibibit has existed since 1998 and is closely related to the kilobit, which is equal to 10^{3} bits = 1,000 bits. However, a kibibyte is 1,024 bytes.
The binary prefixes form part of the International System of Quantities (ISQ).^{[4]}
See also
References
 ↑ International Electrotechnical Commission, IEC 600272 (200011) Ed. 2.0
 ↑ A.J. Thor (2000). "Prefixes for binary multiples" (PDF). Metrologica. 37 (1): 81. doi:10.1088/00261394/37/1/12.
 ↑ Definitions of the SI units: The binary prefixes
 ↑ http://www.iso.org/sites/JCGM/VIM/JCGM_200e_FILES/MAIN_JCGM_200e/01_e.html#L_1_6
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