short card

short card

[¦shȯrt ¦kärd]
(computer science)
A printed circuit board that is plugged into an expansion slot in a microcomputer and is only half the length of a full-size card.

short card

(hardware)
A half-length IBM PC expansion card or adaptor that will fit in one of the two short slots located toward the right rear of a standard chassis (tucked behind the floppy disk drives).

See also: tall card.

short card

In a PC, a plug-in printed circuit board that is half the length of a full-size board. Contrast with long card.


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But what about the short card I received from Chicago, signed Frederick Xerxes O'Bannon?
3V and 5V mode short card is installed in a free PCI slot and supplied by the PC making additional cabling unnecessary.
The Pro AV 1600 PCI is a single PCI short card form factor with: VESA (VGA-type15-pin D connector) computer input with active loop-through cable, reference video or black burst genlock input (BNC connector), component output with sync (4 x BNC connector), composite output (BNC connector), and S-Video output (4 pin mini-din), component out and genlock requires a second card bracket (included).
The TA300 provides extensive options to handle very complex design and test conditions with a single-slot PCI short card.
Agilent's first remote management card (RMC) is a PCI short card that integrates into any PC or UNIX(R) server.
The Elite 1600 is a 64-bit, 66 MHz short card PCI RAID controller with two Ultra 160 SCSI channels.
Ideal for applications requiring simultaneous image acquisition from multiple sources, the MV Series frame grabbers contain the functionality of up to three individual frame grabbers on a single PCI short card.
The PCISC3 is a 1/2-length PCI short card carrier, which accommodates up to three single-wide IP modules, or one double-wide and one single-wide IP module.
0 -- Supports adjustable cache line write and invalidate transfers -- Flash ROM upgradeable firmware ensures future compatibility -- PCI short card form factor -- Two 68-pin 16-bit Wide Ultra SCSI-3 connectors -- 1 external,
ExpressPCI (SC) also includes short card formfactor, support for 105 devices through LUNs, PCI 2.