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Backplane is the standard term. I think somebody must have misheard it.
On Sun, Mar 22, 2015 at 10:14 AM, Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
> I'm working on a user manual for a SCADA-driven programmable logic
> controller (PLC). The unit accepts add-on cards, much like a desktop
> personal computer.
> Referring to the contextual samples below, my question pertains to the use
> of "backpan" vs. "backplane." I think it's the latter, and can find online
> support for this. The engineer who designed this unit, and its
> predecessors, thinks it's the former. I can find no definition for this,
> nor online support.
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