cell switch

cell switch

A network device that switches fixed packets, such as an ATM switch. Contrast with frame switch.
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At $295, the Cell Switch CS-100 is priced competitively, but it is the only unit that will not control two independent power lines.
JAILED: Riggi CELL SWITCH: Evil killer McAlinden, above left, could be moved to Edinburgh's Saughton
Like a cell switch, it sends traffic across the backbone as ATM cells.
With NAPRT unavailable, the cell switches to another protein needed to create NAD called NAMPT.
The voltage sent through the cell switches between positive and negative states.
When night falls an electric cell switches on 50 light emitting diodes, which internally illuminate the sign so motorists can see the warning.
Typically, network managers will combine Layers 2, 3 and 4 switches with ATM cell switches.
It must communicate with the robot, start the EDMs at the appropriate times, coordinate delivery of finished parts to shipping, open and close the mechanical fixture-buffer drawers (electronically queued), index blanks to proper position for the robot, and provide the PC with status of cell switches.
At the edges of the network, frame-to-cell switches multiply performance for traditional LANs while pure cell switches bring higher speeds and multimedia support to more demanding users.