maskable interrupt


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maskable interrupt

[¦mas·kə·bəl ′int·ə‚rəpt]
(computer science)
An interrupt that can be allowed to occur or prevented from occurring by software.
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The 1MHz I2C interface enables full control of all driver functions including input equalization, output peaking and peaking duration, Signal Detect and Squelch, channel polarity inversion, diagnostics such as average current and temperature monitoring as well as user maskable Interrupts and VCSEL voltage supervisory functions.