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Behind the controller board

Behind the controller board there is not much to see. This circuit board manages the hot-swappable hard drive connections.


Mark W. Kaelin has been writing and editing stories about the IT industry, gadgets, finance, accounting, and tech-life for more than 25 years. Most recently, he has been a regular contributor to,, and TechRepublic.