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HSSDC High Speed Serial Digital Connector
I/O Abbreviation for Input/Output
IC Integrated Circuit - The combination of passive and active components to make a complete function.
IDC Abbreviation for Insulation Displacement Connector or Insulation Displacement Contact.
IDE interface Abbreviation of either Intelligent Drive Electronics or Integrated Drive Electronics. An interface technology for mass storage devices in which the controller is integrated into the disk or CD-ROM drive.
IDT Insulation Displacement Termination - A method of cable termination where by the wire is pressed on to the connector.
IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers - Organization that develops networking and communication standards, including standards for cabling, access, schemes and physical topologies.
Impedance Measure of resistance in a wire to electrical current flow. The less impedance, the better.
Inductance The property of a wire or circuit that opposes changes in the current flow.
Injection molding A method of molding plastics by first heating granular plastic to its molten state and injecting it into the mold cavity where the plastic solidifies and is then ejected from the cavity.