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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Also, given that the microSDHC expansion slot is tucked behind the battery, hotswapping is impossible.
With the addition of only a pass element, the HV100/HV101 assure safe hotswapping on the backplane power supply rail for positive or negative voltages in telecom, networking and storage applications.