repeater

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Synonyms for repeater

a person who repeats

someone who is repeatedly arrested for criminal behavior (especially for the same criminal behavior)

a firearm that can fire several rounds without reloading

(electronics) electronic device that amplifies a signal before transmitting it again

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Legacy ISA cards can be teamed up with the CyberResearch[R] PRO 700 PCI-ISA Bus Extender set.
Automation presents its new Allen-Bradley Armor-Point line of I/O as an "industry-hardened" system consisting of adapters, I/O modules, power supplies, and backplane bus extenders. All products in the ArmorPoint platform are IP67-rated, says the company, which means they are waterproof and corrosion-proof, and can be placed directly on the machine (rather than exclusively in cabinets).
However, bus extenders and expanders increase the maximum allowable number of devices and cable lengths, and a proposal exists that is attempting to increase the speed of the GPIB bus to 8 Mbps through the use of high speed application-specific ICs.
A maximum wire capacitance of 400 pF limits the length of [I.sup.2]C communications, although companies offer bus extenders and repeaters.