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System/370 Channel Attachment

The channel attachment is to a single-byte wide block multiplex System/370 parallel channel. You can connect it as follows:

You can attach one System/370 channel adapter and one of the following:

When you order a second System/370 channel adapter, a Two-Channel Switch function is provided which maintains a connection with either channel as a single device control unit with an interface switch. The Two-Channel Switch function supports either static or dynamic channel switching modes (operator selectable) for both channels:

When you install the second System/370 channel feature for the Two-Channel Switch function, an optional Remote Channel Enable/Disable feature is also provided. With this feature, you can remotely enable and disable directly-connected System/370 channels.