protocol converter


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protocol converter

(networking)
A device or program to translate between different protocols which serve similar functions (e.g. TCP and TP4).

Some call this a "gateway", though others use that term for other kinds of internetworking device.
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has added to the company's video protocol converter product line.
Its initial product offering was an IBM protocol converter that made it possible for the first time ever for several users in a building to share the same printer.
Other features include an integrated protocol converter that acts as a communication hub between all connected devices, builtin driver list, drag and drop register mapping and integrated datalogger for troubleshooting.
It is a protocol converter that automatically converts and transmits data sent by serial equipment to TCP/IP data, converting the received TCP/IP data into serial data for the equipment.
Backup administrators needed to use a Fibre Channel to parallel SCSI protocol converter (also called a Bridge or Router) to connect their native SCSI drives and libraries to the Fibre Channel SAN.
in Wichita Falls, Texas, is a fieldbus transmitter that contains a microprocessor and protocol converter so it can switch "bus" protocols at will.
The twinax/Coax interface enables the user to connect to IBM AS400 networks and includes a built-in protocol converter.
LECIS Protocol Converter Box is a hardware/ software combination that standardizes communications protocols by making systems compliant with the open-architecture device-control standard--ASTM E1989-98 LECIS--formalized by the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) in 1998.
The SBPC-20-CN Protocol Converter enables a Fife CDP-O1 guiding processor to transmit and receive up to 64 data blocks of guide-related information to the ControlNet bus, at speeds up to 5 Mbaud.
RAD's solution is its customer-located IPC-20 ISDN Protocol Converter.
The CCM is a communications protocol converter, and it works with either EMCP II or EMCP II+.
An alternate host input port is also included that allows the attached printer to be shared with a PC, DEC VAX, HP 3000, PC LAN or another protocol converter.

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