intelligent cable

intelligent cable

[in′tel·ə·jənt ¦kā·bəl]
(communications)
A multiline communications cable that is equipped with a microprocessor to analyze or convert signals.

smart cable

A cable with a built-in microprocessor used to connect two devices. It analyzes incoming signals and converts them from one protocol to another.
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