hot swapping


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hot swapping

(hardware)
The connection and disconnection of peripherals or other components without interrupting system operation. This facility may have design implications for both hardware and software.

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We often hear the argument that hot swapping is much, much harder to do with radio frequency devices and circuits and other government technologies.
High-end RAID controllers allow removal and addition of drives while the server is running (previously referred to as hot swapping).
Although initially introduced for hot swapping HDD, Proswap now enables swapping of other devices such as LS120, CD-ROM, DVD, MO, tape drive, and auxiliary battery without re-configuration of the system BIOS.
SafeSwap technology is a capability for hot swapping CD-ROM drives in CD server and tower systems.
The rectifier modules feature an 85V AC to 264V AC universal input range, input power factor correction, automatic load sharing between modules and integral output O ring diodes for hot swapping. Other features include a Class B EMI input filter, 87 percent efficiency, output over-voltage and current limiting protection, and front panel LED status indicators.
The Intel Celeron powered Evo D500 USDT provides wireless connectivity through MultiPort technology while MultiBay technology allows hot swapping capabilities between a floppy disk, CD-ROM and CD-RW.
It also supports hot swapping, enabling users to plug and unplug multiple devices without restarting the Operating System.
Texas Instruments has unveiled a new line of power controllers that support the live insertion, or 'hot swapping', of circuit boards while a system is powered up.
Features of the new products include compatibility with all notebook PCs that comply with the PC Card standard, intelligent auto install, hot swapping, lifetime limited warranty, network drivers, smart battery saver, flash DSP and ROM, status lights and full duplex operation.