data switch


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data switch

[′dad·ə ‚swich]
(computer science)
A manual or automatic device that connects data-processing machines to one another.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

data switch

A switch box that routes an input signal to an output line; for example, to connect two computers to one printer. Manual data switches have dials or buttons. Automatic switches test for signals on the input lines and provide first-come, first-served switching. See HDMI switch and A/B box.
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Technicians employed by the school board will install the Compaq hardware and work all four computers to a Canon laser printer and a four-way data switch. The data switch facilitates printing from all computers without cumbersome procedures.
This compact data switch is packaged in a shielded aluminum enclosure with DIN rail bracket on rear panel.
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DIALAN, an acronym for DMS Integrated Access Local Area Network, enables Clemson to supply simultaneous voice and data services to members of the university community over a single existing phone line at increased speeds and without the need for an adjunct data switch. All necessary support is provided by a DMS-100 switch through the public network.