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BOARD. This word is used to designate all the magistrates of a city or borough, or all the managers or directors of any institution; as, the board of aldermen; the board of directors of the Bank of North America. The majority of the board have in general the power to perform the acts of the whole board, but sometimes they are restrained by their charters, and it requires a greater number to perform certain acts.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Further, with eight slots available for expansion cards, users could use up to 1,088 Dante/AES67 channels, including the 64 channels that comes as standard, at 48 kHz.
Sound, video, hard drive controllers, and other expansion cards often have their own RAM memory.
The Micro/sys OPTO104 expansion card accommodates eight industry-standard digital or analog OPTO plug-in modules plus any PC/104 CPU or I/O cards that are needed to make a rugged, compact industrial controller.
Installing a 32-bit expansion card will automatically slow down the PCI-X bus speed to 33 MHz PCI mode, which causes a concern for the demanding customer.
Staff and students can also Internet-enable many Palm handhelds with an expansion card or universal connector add-on unit.
The expansion card slot will also accept Secure Digital input/output (SDIO) devices in addition to memory cards.
For small systems that need high-end performance, the matrix switcher controls 8 inputs by 2 outputs and is expandable to 16 X 4 with the addition of an expansion card. It is designed to allow installation on a desktop, in an equipment rack, or on a wall.
-- An expansion card cage for maximum adaptability with full power capabilities and connection for up to 3 full-length or 6 half-length ISA or PCI expansion cards.
With a video expansion card, other monitors can be used.
In addition to its removable hard disk drives, the Equity LT-286e is equipped with an 80C286 microprocessor with selectable clock speeds of 8 or 12 MHz; 1 MB standard Random Access Memory (RAM); a removable NTN paper-white, high-contrast liquid crystal display (LCD) screen for easy viewing under a variety of lighting conditions; and a "3-Way Expansion System" that allows end-users to install such options as a 2400 baud Hayes-compatible modem; and a 1 MB RAM expansion card. An 80287 math coprecessor may also be added to further enhance performance.
Riedel will also present the MN-ST-AL-2, the company's new MediorNet expansion card for Studer consoles.