duplex operation

duplex operation

[¦dü‚pleks äp·ə′rā·shən]
(communications)
The operation of associated transmitting and receiving apparatus concurrently, as in ordinary telephones, without manual switching between talking and listening periods. Also known as duplexing; duplex transmission.
(engineering)
In radar, a condition of operation when two identical and interchangeable equipments are provided, one in an active state and the other immediately available for operation.
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The 9135G supports remote software upgrade capability, and fixed or autonegotiation and hot-swappable gigabit interface modules, Both ports of this two-port unit support full duplex operation at wire speed.
In addition the MS9430 provides for full duplex operation, playing A/V contents from one memory, at the same time that it records to the other.
All transceivers feature duplex operation over a single-fiber, which reduces system cost and simplifies network design and fiber management.