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Automatic Line Fault Detection and Bypassing

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000053983D
Original Publication Date: 1980-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-12

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Duff, ML Posthumus, RL Speer, WH [+details]

Abstract

Data communications loop 10 having a primary communication loop 11 and back-up loop 12 is provided with terminal connectors 13 which are capable of recognizing a line fault, e.g., 14, and automatically connecting back-up line 12 to bypass the fault.