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active hub

A central connecting device in a network that regenerates signals on the output side to keep the signal strong. Also called a "multiport repeater." Contrast with passive hub and intelligent hub. See hub.
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The AS8224 is austriamicrosystems' brand new FlexRay Active Star Device offering 4 FlexRay branches where each branch can be individually controlled and performs a failure detection procedure.
They have also noted the widespread active star formation in the spiral galaxy and labeled it a "starburst" galaxy.
It also provides an active interface at each port using active star technology, which eliminates the need for after- market 5250 active hubs.
It can be configured as an active star or node transceiver.
The TJA1080 is flexible and can be configured as a node transceiver or as an active star transceiver with only one device.
This disc structure contains the spiral arms traced by regions of active star formation, and it surrounds a central bulge of old stars at the core of the galaxy.
In addition, all active Star Wars Galaxies subscribers will receive regularly-scheduled updates to the game filled with new content, features and enhancements.
The presence of this kind of object in the LMC leads astronomers to think that the LMC has a more recent history of active star formation than our own Milky Way.
Such systems are thought to be "cosmic nurseries" where active star formation takes place.
The bar funnels material to the galaxy's center, where the most active star formation is taking place.
The SuperStar/400Plus is the only intelligent active star repeater that automatically detects and corrects reversed polarity per port," said Jordon Papanier, product line manager.
The Magellanic Clouds are known to have active star formation and stargazers can see the pair with the naked eye.