external interface


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external interface

(1) A connection to a device outside the computer's cabinet. Contrast with internal interface.

(2) A connection to the WAN side of a router. The WAN may be a public or private network. Contrast with internal interface.
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Yet smaller lenders still often require customization in the areas of internal and external interfaces to communicate between disparate internal software applications as well as external mortgage service providers such as credit agencies.
As you can see, eSATA easily doubles the performance of the next fastest external interface 1394b in a RAID 0.
The model PTM6600 device is a derivative of the company's 1 kW pulse-switched-mode power supply that incorporates special logic definition of its external interface and has the ability to drive medium power ring loop or helix TWTs that are operable at a duty cycle of up to 10 percent.
Imaging abilities, barcoding support, and an external interface to predictive-maintenance packages and devices can be added as options.
The clusters and two external interface modules were connected with a PI-Bus.
The external interface of the WILDCAT series Ethernet switches is a D38999/23-21 fiber optic connector with 4x 1000Base-SX or 100Base-FX compliant fiber optic Ethernet ports.
The driver delivers a maximum peak-to-peak modulation current of 12mA and offers two laser control modes: open loop or digital mean-power, the latter using an integrated automatic power control (APC) loop which further reduces the functions and cost of an external microcontroller and improves start-up time by removing an external interface and associated delay.
This comprehensive media processing solution offers up to 8 x E1/T1 interfaces on a single PCIe board affording ultra-high capacity without the need for an external interface card or external transcoder.
Testing and verification services include simulated field traffic testing, external interface verification and advanced RF analysis.
Less than half the size of a discrete solution, the module combines digital controller, memory, external interface, gate drivers, and six power MOSFETs into a eight-square-inch, 2.
Not only will Grossman be responsible for evaluating and creating strategic initiatives to achieve The Recording Academy's mission and vision, he will also serve as a key external interface with the music industry in order to develop collaborative partnerships and generate additional goodwill and support for the organization.
Oraee added that the SerialATA transition in internal drives provides data rates of up to 60 Mbytes/s, making 1394b the only viable external interface for consumer desktop storage applications, leading to all main players announcing 1394b versions of their products.

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