expansion board

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expansion board

[ik′span·shən ‚bȯrd]
(computer science)
A printed circuit board that can be plugged into a computer to provide it with additional peripherals or enhancements, such as increased memory or communications facilities.
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The SuwonExpress is an ExpressCard accessory aimed at notebook OEMs and ODMs, accessory card OEMs and accessory card retailers.
the leader in Radio Frequency Integration Circuits (RFIC) and Chip Scale Modules (CSM) for the wireless Internet appliance market, today announced that its wireless local area network (WLAN) accessory card design, based on the Secure Digital Input Output (SDIO) standard, is gaining strong support from accessory, PDA and smart phone partners.
The ConnectUPS-X adapter is a feature-rich accessory card designed to function with all Powerware UPS products equipped with an X-slot, including four of Powerware's most popular UPSs: the Powerware 5125, the Powerware 9125, the Powerware 9330 and the Powerware 9340 (available in Europe).
XipPrint is a uniquely designed user-installable printer accessory card that fits directly into the HP LaserJet's memory slot, allowing users to print compressed image-based digital documents at full printer speed.
For information regarding SIGNALogic's real-time data transfer accessory card contact SIGNALogic at (214) 343-0069.
Much like other PX Series models, each projector includes an OPS (Open Pluggable Specification) option slot, the first industry-wide standard to simplify installation, use and maintenance while offering input flexibility for HD/SD-SDI and OPS accessory cards.
Furthermore, the UPS can manage several servers via APC's SmartSlot accessory cards which are inserted into the back of the UPS.
Only 35mm x 5mm x 1mm in size, the miniature omni-directional antenna chip eliminates the need for long "telescopic" or "rod" external antennas, whilst enabling mobile digital TV on applications such as mobile phones, portable multimedia players, notebooks, UMPCs, and accessory cards.
And, thirdly, to have access to card slots so that they have the flexibility to add functionality via accessory cards.
At heart, the new machine is a Pentium chip-based PC with special accessory cards for high quality sound and video.
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