# kBps to bps - 1 kBps to bps Conversion

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Input Kilobytes per Second (kBps) - and press Enter.
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1 kBps =8,000 bps
( Equal to 8E+3 bps )
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Calculated as → 1 x (8x1000) smart_display Show Stepsexpand_more
Below chart table shows the amount of data that can be transferred at a constant speed of 1 kBps in various time frames.
Transfer RateAmount of Data can be transferred
@ 1 kBpsin 1 Second8,000 Bits
in 1 Minute480,000 Bits
in 1 Hour28,800,000 Bits
in 1 Day691,200,000 Bits

## Kilobytes per Second (kBps) to Bits per Second (bps) Conversion - Formula & Steps

The kBps to bps Calculator Tool provides a convenient solution for effortlessly converting data rates from Kilobytes per Second (kBps) to Bits per Second (bps). Let's delve into a thorough analysis of the formula and steps involved.

Outlined below is a comprehensive overview of the key attributes associated with both the source (Kilobyte) and target (Bit) data units.

Source Data Unit Target Data Unit
Equal to 1000 bytes
(Decimal Unit)
Equal to 0 or 1
(Basic Unit)

The conversion diagram provided below offers a visual representation to help you better grasp the steps involved in calculating Kilobyte to Bit in a simplified manner.

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Based on the provided diagram and steps outlined earlier, the formula for converting the Kilobytes per Second (kBps) to Bits per Second (bps) can be expressed as follows:

diamond CONVERSION FORMULA bps = kBps x (8x1000)

Now, let's apply the aforementioned formula and explore the manual conversion process from Kilobytes per Second (kBps) to Bits per Second (bps). To streamline the calculation further, we can simplify the formula for added convenience.

FORMULA

Bits per Second = Kilobytes per Second x (8x1000)

STEP 1

Bits per Second = Kilobytes per Second x 8000

By applying the previously mentioned formula and steps, the conversion from 1 Kilobytes per Second (kBps) to Bits per Second (bps) can be processed as outlined below.

1. = 1 x (8x1000)
2. = 1 x 8000
3. = 8,000
4. i.e. 1 kBps is equal to 8,000 bps.

Note : Result rounded off to 40 decimal positions.

You can employ the formula and steps mentioned above to convert Kilobytes per Second to Bits per Second using any of the programming language such as Java, Python, or Powershell.

### Unit Definitions

#### What is Kilobyte ?

A Kilobyte (kB) is a decimal unit of digital information that is equal to 1000 bytes (or 8,000 bits) and commonly used to express the size of a file or the amount of memory used by a program. It is also used to express data transfer speeds and in the context of data storage and memory, the binary-based unit of kibibyte (KiB) is used instead.

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#### What is Bit ?

A Bit (short for 'binary digit') is the basic unit of information in computing and digital communications. It is a binary value, meaning it can have one of two values=> 0 or 1. Bits are used to represent data in computers and other electronic devices. They are the building blocks of digital information, and are used to store, transmit, and process data.

## Excel Formula to convert from Kilobytes per Second (kBps) to Bits per Second (bps)

Apply the formula as shown below to convert from 1 Kilobytes per Second (kBps) to Bits per Second (bps).

A B C
1 Kilobytes per Second (kBps) Bits per Second (bps)
2 1 =A2 * 8000
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If you want to perform bulk conversion locally in your system, then download and make use of above Excel template.

## Python Code for Kilobytes per Second (kBps) to Bits per Second (bps) Conversion

You can use below code to convert any value in Kilobytes per Second (kBps) to Kilobytes per Second (kBps) in Python.

kilobytesperSecond = int(input("Enter Kilobytes per Second: "))
bitsperSecond = kilobytesperSecond * 8000
print("{} Kilobytes per Second = {} Bits per Second".format(kilobytesperSecond,bitsperSecond))

The first line of code will prompt the user to enter the Kilobytes per Second (kBps) as an input. The value of Bits per Second (bps) is calculated on the next line, and the code in third line will display the result.

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