Providing the foundation for hot swap: The mechanical requirements

CompactPCI AdvancedTCA and MicroTCA Systems — January 13, 1999

Software is the most complex portion in the hot swap process, and many more CompactPCI manufacturers are focusing on this area. However, advances in hot swap software are of little value without a reliable mechanical foundation, and potential hot swap users are typically unaware of the problems they might encounter in this area. In the following article, Olaf describes these problems, and presents solutions to each of them.

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