active termination

active termination

[¦ak·tiv ‚tər·mə′nā·shən]
(computer science)
A means of ending a chain of peripheral devices connected to a small computer system interface (SCSI) port, suitable for longer chains, where it can reduce electrical interference.
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1) tck - linking the primary and backup technology center of the region for their own optical fiber (optical interconnections acquisition), supply the necessary technologies for active termination network htck and ztck, maintenance of optical paths (maintenance).
Usage of such active termination on increasingly faster double data rate memory data busses prevents data reflection and ultimately read/write data corruption.
Active termination adds voltage regulators to the resistors used in passive termination, which allow more reliable and consistent termination of the bus.
Check that there is active termination on both ends of the bus and, that all other termination is disabled.
The active termination feature contained in both devices results in a superior match to transmission lines, and exceptional eye quality at very low power.
Prior Information Notice: TCK - linking the primary and backup technology center of the region for their own optical fiber (optical interconnections acquisition), supply the necessary technologies for active termination network HTCK and ZTCK, maintenance of optical paths (maintenance);
California Micro Devices' highly integrated, single chip solutions provide robust low capacitance ESD (electrostatic discharge) protection, along with other analog functions such as overcurrent protection, signal buffering, voltage level shifters, and active termination for improved signal integrity and lower system cost.
Q: We are currently using SCSI cables with active termination.
In addition to improving bus transmission speed and reliability, the ISL88694 also provides active termination for bus lines.
National's DDR termination regulator family currently consisting of the LP2996, LP2994 and LP2995 devices is designed specifically to generate the active termination voltage.
Active termination uses a regulator and an 110 ohm resistor; this is a better impedance match and significantly better pull up current.
By providing precise active termination for 27 LVD SCSI bus lines, the device will achieve peak bus performance, permitting the manufacture of more robust and reliable ULTRA320 and ULTRA640 systems.
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