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hard-wired

1. (of a circuit or instruction) permanently wired into a computer, replacing separate software
2. (of human behaviour) innate; not learned

hard-wired

[′härd ¦wīrd]
(computer science)
Having a fixed wired program or control system built in by the manufacturer and not subject to change by programming.

hard-wired

(electronics)
An aspect of an electronic circuit which is determined by the wiring of the hardware, as opposed to being programmable in software or controlled by a switch.

hard-wired

(software, jargon)
In software, a synonym for hard-coded.

hard-wired

(3)
By extension, anything that is not modifiable, especially in the sense of customisable to one's particular needs or tastes.
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Few companies would go through the expense and disruption of hard-wiring all their facilities for centralized control because hard-wired networks do not adapt well to inevitable changes.
Remote Control Technology (RCT), a leading developer of adaptable wireless switching systems, today announced the launch of its Wireless Switch System(TM) (WSS), offering the control of a broad range of industrial equipment without the added expense and complication of hard-wiring.
It's also available as the ADC-FM65, which includes an RF modulator for routing the sound through the FM tuner as an alternative to hard-wiring the changer, plus a wired and wireless remote control.
Macdonald noted that, "The Video Walkman is proving to be extremely popular with airlines that want to offer first and business class passengers a wide selection of movies without hard-wiring the aircraft.