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Safety Inside?

Posted October 06, 2011 7:00 AM

The author of a Motion Control online article writes: "Today's drives integrate microcontroller units (MCUs) that feature multiple processing cores, on-board memory, and peripherals." Adds a Rockwell Automation executive: "A very large percentage of the drives we ship go with some level of safety. In the next 5 to 7 years we expect it to be almost 100%." What do you think?

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Re: Safety Inside?

10/09/2011 5:25 AM

I just wonder why flash memory only 10,000 cycles; is that read-write as one cycle. even if the MCU's are infallible, as we have heard of so much tech (beginning with the Titanic)...is it a good idea to trade my spinning HD for a full ssd or a hybrd.

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