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hot swapping

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(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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Additionally, the Cybernet offers 20" and 19" versions, a 24" hot swap model with a 4k display as well as the 22" and 24" hot-swap medical monitors.
Other notable features include SonicMaster (high-definition 8 channel audio), Blu-ray combo driver (optional), Hot Swap USM module for super-fast transfer of data between the PC and the portable storage devices.
Covering every modality including CR/DR, CT, MRI, PACS, US NM, and full-field digital mammography (FFDM) studies, the displays are 510(k) cleared for diagnostic use and come with a 5-year "Hot Swap" warranty.
Providing even more power options, the Alexa camera allows users to "hot swap" between the on-board battery and the Cine VCLX.
Another aspect of commercial servers is the ability to hot swap assemblies or modules in the event of a failure.
The platforms offer a standard, scalable 1U and 2U rack-mount solutions that software developers can customise to match medium-density storage and I/0 requirements and feature on board RAID, hot swap drives and redundant hot-swap power supplies.
The device features internal memory of up to 50 MB, which can be further expanded with a hot swap miniSD card of up to 2 GB.
Freescale's MC34652 and MC34653 single-chip hot swap controllers provide the load current control and protection needed to help prevent severe and permanent damage that could result from power surges.
The EtherDrive storage chassis includes 15 hot swap drive bays, which accommodate standard SATA disk drives.
2.1 and PICMG 2.1 R2.0 CompactPCI Hot Swap compliant and can be used in either PXI or CompactPCI systems.
The new kit includes various styles of Bivar's newest CompactPCI ejectors, including pushbutton, locking styles, and hot swap enabled models, each IEEE 1101.10 and PICMC 2.0 compliant.