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fallback switch[′fȯl‚bak ‚swich]
A mechanical switch to transfer a communications path from a primary device to an identical standby device in the event of a primary device failure.
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This is when the Model 7391 DB25 AB Fallback Switch
An example of a normal/redundant fallback switch
is used as the first example and a special switch that was designed with two remote ports and two power supply ports as the other.