ISA slot

ISA slot

A receptacle on a motherboard that accepts an ISA card. See ISA bus.
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Although you'd be unlikely to ever find a new computer from one of the major consumer suppliers with an ISA slot, the ISA bus market is surprisingly vibrant.
The S2 offers three PCI and two ISA expansion slots, whilst the S3 has two PCI and one ISA slot. The S6 has four serial ports and C&T 69000 LCD/CRT controller.
The Mini-PMAC2 can be used in a PC ISA slot as a 2/3-sized board (9" or 230mm long) or it can be used standalone with serial RS-232 communications for set up and/or application control.
"We knew that the new motherboards would be eliminating the ISA slot. This meant that all ISA peripherals would need to be redesigned to either PCI, USB or IEEE 1394.
Other features include 512KB of cache, two SIMM and two DIMM slots as well as three PCI slots and one ISA slot, which provide expansion capability and meet the MicroATX specifications.
Designed to plug into any PC/AT with a free 16-bit ISA slot, the board features Microway's MS]60 non-numeric co-processor and can house up to 320Mb of industry standard DRAM modules for fast local access.
The board includes five 32-bit busmastering PCI slots, one 16-bit ISA slot and one AGP slot with 4X graphics support.
There are six available PCI slots and one ISA slot, and comes bundled with server management software and hardware.
By using an ISA slot in the computer, this card eliminates serial port limitations (which can slow communications down to 115Kbps) to provide true 128Kbps.
Of note is that several standard networking options--Token Ring and Ethernet, both with remote program load--don't use an ISA slot; their special cards fit into the EduQuest expansion slot.
They also offer a choice of four or five drive bays, multiple expansion slots, a variety of motherboards and CPU cards, and the ability to combine Pentium P4 power with ISA slots, says the manufacturer.
In the ePCI-X backplane, a System Host Board (SHB) replaces the Single Board Computer (SBC) of the PCI/ISA backplane, and PCI slots attached to bus A of the SHB replace the original ISA slots. The ePCI-X SHB primary component side is the same as a PCI card (but opposite of a PCI/ISA SBC).