Interfacing Standards

  • Bill Buchanan


The type of interface card used greatly affects the performance of a PC system. Early models of PCs relied on expansion options to improve their specification. These expansion options were cards that plugged into an expansion bus. Eight slots were usually available and these added memory, video, fixed and floppy disk controllers, printer output, modem ports, serial communications and so on.


Maximum Data Rate Expansion Option Address Line Slave Device Industry Standard Architecture 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bill Buchanan
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  1. 1.Napier UniversityScotland

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