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Meaning of TERMINAL ADAPTOR

 
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(TA) Equipment used to adapt integrated services digital network (ISDN) basic rate interface (BRI) channels to existing terminal equipment standards such as eia-232 and v.35. A Terminal Adaptor is typically packaged like a modem, either as a stand-alone unit or as an interface card that plugs into a computer or other communications equipment (such as a router or pbx). A Terminal Adaptor does not interoperate with a modem; it replaces it.

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