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Community and forum providing news, reviews, reports, and editorials on computer hardware.

Covers many related topics: EDA tools, VHDL, Verilog; fabrication; FPGAs, ASICs, microprocessors, semiconductors, CMOS.

Includes detailed information on USP, serial ports (RS-232), parallel ports (SPP/ECP/EPP/IEEE1284) and device drivers.

Offers information about ATA and ATAPI devices. Also provides drivers and historical information.

Responsible for all interface standards relating to the popular AT Attachment (ATA) storage interface utilized as the disk drive interface on most personal and mobile computers today.

The online publication for designers and builders of bus/board-based systems.

Provides links to many PC/104 embedded computing vendors with descriptions of the company's offerings.

Containing detailed interface bus standards and engineering design information.

Provides circuits, pinouts, cable and adapter descriptions plus other technical information.

Explains what a bus is and is hyperlinked to additional information.

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An easy-read and illustrated guide to the EIDE, Ultra DMA and AGP interfaces. For teachers, students and self-study.

Site of TC T11, which standardizes Fibre Channel, HIPPI and IPI interfaces for mass storage peripherals, networks and other high-performance applications.

A simple 2-wire bus that allows micro-controllers and computers to connect to specialized IC's like videotext-decoders and DTMF generators.

Technical resources and links from MCC Corp.

Intelligent Input/Output (I2O) is a hardware specification that describes a model for offloading I/O processing from the CPU. There is no doubt that this is leading to extremely high performance I/O.

By providing an inexpensive non-proprietary high-speed method of interconnecting digital devices, a truly universal I/O connection has been created, from Skipstones site.

The cable connection to complete the digital revolution. Impact overview.

Developing printing standards for the IEEE Std. 1394-1995 High Speed Serial Bus. This new interface standard is being used in state of the art audio, video, and computer applications.

Complete tutorials on PC interfacing including schematics, photos highlighting construction tips, PCB artwork and source code for programming. Learn how to interface DC and stepper motors, ADC/DAC, keypads, LCDs, and relays.

IBM Microchannel Enthusiasts Page including his famous QBMCA Microchannel Adapter Identification Software and hundreds of ADFs for IBM MCA-machines.

Unincorporated association of members of the microcomputer industry set up to for the purpose of monitoring and enhancing the development of the Peripheral Component Interconnect (PCI) architecture.

The PICMG is a consortium of industrial computer product vendors who collaboratively develop specifications for PCI-based systems and boards for use in industrial and telecommunications computing applications.

Article including a technology overview, comparison with older buses and considerations of its future prospects.

Gives an overview of the requirements for PCI Express Compliance testing.

Article covering history of the bus market and an explanation of how the specification works.

International organization that creates and promotes interoperable, low cost infrared data interconnection standards that support a walk-up, point-to-point user model. The standards support a broad range of appliances, computing and communications devices.

There are three components required to set up a PCMCIA card. If you follow these general instructions you will have a good chance that installing your new PCMCIA card will be easy and trouble free. From Synchrotech site.

For RS485, RS422, RS232 and RS423.

Small Computer System Interface, an official industry standard for 12 years. Helps educate OEM's, resellers and IT professionals about SCSI, one of the industry's most widely adopted I/O interfaces. Also helps shape the future of SCSI to ensure performance and compatibility.