active termination

active termination

[¦ak·tiv ‚tər·mə′nā·shən]
(computer science)
A means of ending a chain of peripheral devices connected to a small computer system interface (SCSI) port, suitable for longer chains, where it can reduce electrical interference.
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1) tck - linking the primary and backup technology center of the region for their own optical fiber (optical interconnections acquisition), supply the necessary technologies for active termination network htck and ztck, maintenance of optical paths (maintenance).
9V floating reference to support the DDR2 active termination requirement.
Active termination adds voltage regulators to the resistors used in passive termination, which allow more reliable and consistent termination of the bus.
Check that there is active termination on both ends of the bus and, that all other termination is disabled.
Active Termination for "plug-and-play" installation and reconfiguration
The active termination feature contained in both devices results in a superior match to transmission lines, and exceptional eye quality at very low power.
Prior Information Notice: TCK - linking the primary and backup technology center of the region for their own optical fiber (optical interconnections acquisition), supply the necessary technologies for active termination network HTCK and ZTCK, maintenance of optical paths (maintenance);
The MAX1541 powers chipsets and graphics processor cores that require dynamically adjustable output voltages, or it generates the active termination bus that tracks the input reference.
Q: We are currently using SCSI cables with active termination.
In addition to improving bus transmission speed and reliability, the ISL88694 also provides active termination for bus lines.
The BGA design substantially reduces capacitance and lead inductance, making the device ideal for high performance active termination of SCSI networks.
Active termination uses a regulator and an 110 ohm resistor; this is a better impedance match and significantly better pull up current.
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