hot swapping

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hot swapping

n
(Computer Science) computing the insertion or removal of peripheral devices, disks, etc while a computer is still running without either causing damage to the system or affecting performance
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This new family of HotSwitch products combines the benefits of flow-through architecture for ease of layout, near-zero propagation delay, and flat ON resistance characteristics over the entire input voltage range, without compromising signal quality.
These HotSwitch products are targeted for hot docking laptops to docking stations, hot insertion/removal of cards in portable equipment and for hot swapping in fault-tolerant systems.