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Cable Identification Means Using Active Circuitry for Data Communications Signal Cables

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000036473D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-29

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Appel, WD Bravo, MA Fuoco, DP Thoma, NG [+details]

Abstract

This article describes a cable identification means which utilizes a single cable pin and a single precision resistor mounted within a cable connector and a precision analog measurement circuit mounted within the device to which the cable is connected.