expansion slot

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(computer) a socket in a microcomputer that will accept a plug-in circuit board

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RMC7212A's expansion slots accommodated the full-size of GPU and DAQ cards into 2U rackmount enclosure.
The SMART Pen Tray has been redesigned to hold ergonomic pens and an eraser, and it incorporates a newly designed help button and hardware expansion slot.
Fibre Channel connectivity support can be provided in three different form factors: embedded I/O controllers, on a "mezzanine" card on a blade server, or on a HBA in an industry-standard expansion slot.
The module features 64-MB to 1-GB ECC-protected DRAM, 16+1-MB flash, two 10/100 Base-T Ethernet ports, and two PMC expansion slots in addition to automatic Slot-0/non-Slot-0 operation.
Instead of ordinary expansion slots on the motherboard, the VL-Bus allows a direct-to-the-CPU connection that quickens video transmission.
In addition, certain Springboard modules may be recharged by the cradle when they're inserted into Visor Pro's expansion slot.
With a properly installed SCSI adapter card in a PC expansion slot (an internal plug designed to accommodate added peripherals), a user can connect up to seven peripherals.
C1001-L03: Intel 5000P chipset, 8 x DDR2 FB 667 memory, 6 x SATA II ports, PCI-E expansion slot
The ibook G4 models have one available memory expansion slot for main memory expansion and 128 MB of RAM soldered on the system logic board.
Sleek Portable Player has Bright 4"Widescreen Display, SD/SDHC Memory Expansion Slot for Movies
Designed for the value-conscious consumer, the compact Sansa Express stands out amongst the competition as an affordably priced device with many high-end features, including a microSD([TM]) expansion slot, FM tuner, recording capabilities, data storage and a direct connection to a consumer's computer -- no USB cable required.
Providing the mobile user with additional flexibility, a CompactFlash II expansion slot offers a suite of productivity add-on devices such as Global Positioning System, bar code reader for inventory management, Wi-Fi (802.
The expansion slot adds additional storage capacity as well as portability of music to other devices.
The casings of the M100 will be in several colors, in order to compete with Handspring's low-end Visor device which is manufactured in ice, orange and blue along with an expansion slot for hardware accessories.