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plug compatible

Hardware that is designed to perform exactly like another vendor's product. A plug compatible CPU runs the same software as the CPU it is comparable to. A plug compatible peripheral works the same as the original device it replaces.
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The lamps are engineered so that they integrate the latest LED chip technology in order to provide the brightest illumination and so that they are plug-compatible with common illuminated switches and indicators.
Supporting several data interfaces, the system is plug-compatible with existing control systems.
They are plug-compatible with most major manufacturers' stack light towers, require no modification to the indicator column, and can be used with flasher circuits.
The PC133 HSDRAM products continue the Enhanced Memory Systems tradition of supplying the highest performance plug-compatible memory upgrade products.
After so many years of delivering these papers, I have almost become "plug-compatible" in both measurement systems.
* Joe Zemke, CEO of Amdahl Corp., America's largest manufacturer of IBM plug-compatible mainframes: "Whether it is sugar subsidies or 'investments' in high-performance computing, the Clinton program represents the same logic: siphoning dollars from individuals and corporations and allocating them through a process that is terribly inefficient - a process that is responsive not to market requirements, but to bureaucratic empires and political payoffs.
In the superserver arena, Sun's primary competitor is Auspex, whose plug-compatible Unix boxes run Sun's Network File System protocol and come with either Motorola or Sparc processors.
By revising "frameworks" of plug-compatible software components (3), reliable, open applications can be largely constructed, rather than programmed.
The only part that's really not plug-compatible, if you will, is that the SATA backplane connectors will not accept a SAS drive, but everything else is plug-compatible.
These LED lamps are direct incandescent replacements for 6 MB, 44, 47,755 (5/6 V), 12 MB, 756 (12/14) 24 MB (24 V) 313, 757, 1819, 1829 (28 V), 48 MB (48 V), 60 MB, 1835 (60 V), 120 MB, and NE 51H (120 VAC), and are plug-compatible with illuminated switches and indicators from most major manufacturers.