bus topology


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bus topology

A network in which all user stations are connected to one central cable. All messages stop at every station and are picked up or sent on according to the address on the data packet.
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Bus topology was chosen because it is the least expensive and most reliable under the standard.
Twisted-wire bus topology offers low cost; good data rate for file transfer; only covers a limited distance; is non-deterministic--no way of planning line availability; is protocol-sensitive, non-transparent; and is susceptible to interference.
At its core, SLIMbus[TM] is a multi-drop bus topology using CMOS I/O with framing based upon a Time Division Multiplexed structure.