mass storage device


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mass storage device

A storage drive: hard disk, solid state disk or USB drive. See mass storage.
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Class code 8 covers mass storage devices, and code 6 is for scanning/imaging devices.
Ulrich Hamann, president of Siemens' chip card division, called the card "the ideal mass storage device for mobile applications."
A decade ago, 20-megabyte hard drives were used in mainframe computer systems as a mass storage device. They were the size of a washing machine, needed to be water cooled, and sounded like a freight train.
Surprisingly, the BlackBerry PlayBook doesn't have a port for USB mass storage device. Although a storage device can be used on it indirectly in a complex way by using a feature called BlackBerry Bridge, it is inconvenient if you want to just pick one file.
In addition, the NeXT Computer System is the first to feature the ICP and OSP, two proprietary VLSI chips that endow it with mainframe-like capabilities; a removable, read/write/erasable, 256MB optical disc as its standard mass storage device; NextStep, an object-oriented development environment and user interface that makes UNIX more friendly; and advanced sound capabilities that include CD-quality stereo output.
With an internal SD card, vHandi[TM] can be used as a mass storage device when plugged into the USB port of the PC.
It's part voice recorder (it'll record WAVs for optimum quality), part mass storage device (via USB 2.0), part motion detector (when connected to a PC) and part MP3 player(via SD card or the integrated 128MB memory).
The following example illustrates the few simple steps required to develop a Mass Storage Device application using the AT43SUB370 Mass Storage Device Driver APIs.
The MSM3300 solution will also integrate a mass storage device controller, such as an MMC (Multimedia Card) interface, which will provide an effective interconnection to much larger memory space to store CD-quality music data or mapping data from a geographical navigation service.
Attendance by all prospective bidders is not mandatory but highly recommended.Pre-bid televising videos are available, the contractor shall supply the city with a mass storage device to transfer the videos to for their review; contact Charlie Gau 563-589-4270.The contract is subject to pre-qualification of the bidder prior to receipt of bids.
Due to this high frequency, data should be online in a fast access mass storage device such as disk drives or optical drives.