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USB

Universal Serial Bus informatics An external bus with transfer rates up to 12 Mbps, which accommodates up to 127 peripherals, replacing serial and parallel ports. Cf Firewire.
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Free evaluation versions of the Pigeon Point Hot Swap Kits for Linux and Windows are available.
In previous computing and telecommunications systems, however, either the power was not actively monitored, or a costly combination of discrete solutions including separate current sense amplifiers, ADCs and digital hot swaps were utilized.
ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ONNN) today announced the expansion of its SMART HotPlug(TM) family with the introduction of the NIS5102 high side hot swap protection IC with built-in charge pump and accurate temperature-sensing circuitry.
Hot Swap Protection: ON Semiconductor's AdvancedMC(TM) solution sets incorporate the newly released NIS5102 SMART HotPlug(TM) -- a high side hot swap protection IC with built-in charge pump and accurate temperature sensing circuitry.
These capabilities include true hot swap drives, drive firmware auto-leveling, native SMI-S support, and integrated drive utilization reporting.
The maintenance of DAS in critical enterprise applications such as servers, network storage, high-end workstations, and RAID storage is simplified to a large extent when hot swap capability is combined with its impressive MTBF of 2 million hours.
Its hot swap capability assures zero down time to replace and duplicate hard drives.