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expansion card

n.
A printed circuit board that plugs into a slot in a computer's motherboard and performs a particular function, such as converting and processing signals for communication with other devices. Also called adapter, expansion board.

expan′sion card`


n.
Computers.
a card in a computer on which additional chips can be mounted to expand the computer's capabilities.
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The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera features built in CFast and SD UHS-II card recorders, and a USB-C expansion port for recording direct to an external media disk.
The SpaceVPX RAD5545 is powered by the radiation hardened general purpose System-on-Chip processor, featuring DDR3 SDRAM, Flash memory, Serial RapidIO, Spacewire, and General Purpose IO interfaces, with a fully supported expansion port for a custom interface card.
The integrated 440- pin expansion port gives full freedom for system manufacturers to develop application-specific expansion boards for a wide range of computing applications, from a simple advanced computer vision development environment to prototyping of multi-camera systems for applications such as surround view.
Blackmagic's Micro Studio Camera 4K ($1,295 without lens) would qualify as an interchangeable-lens camera also, but this miniature camera offers full PTZ control via an expansion port, setting it apart from many other 4K cams.
Another important feature is the local expansion port included in these controllers, enabling control over several controllers through a single Internet IP port.
The console is to include a separate power cable along with the expansion port, (http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/gaming/news/a458394/playstation-vita-patent-shows-possible-hdmi-usb-ports.html) reports Digital Spy UK.
Tenders have been held for a number of port expansion port projects and construction of new ones including the Kalibaru container terminal project and the Maloy International port project in East Kalimantan with an investment of US$ 1.78 million.
On the top edge you will find a standard headphone jack in the middle and a removable door to its left that conceals the microSD expansion port which can support up to 32GB.
The patent describes a framework for mobile devices to be enabled with NFC and Secure Element functionality through an accessory that connects to the device's expansion port. The form factor of the NFC accessory can be a dongle, a partial cover or a protective case and the user can access all features of the mobile device, including syncing and charging, with the accessory connected.
Forward of the front sight is the expansion port that gives this Carry Comp its name.
* A USB local expansion port supports up to 4 additional I/O bases, while a dedicated Ethernet remote I/O expansion port can connect up to 32 remote base groups; each remote group supports up to 4 additional local bases, for over 116,000 maximum I/O.
With the XOR engine, you can scale the disk capacity upward by connecting an extra 12big Rack Serial through its expansion port without any impact on performance.