How fast can you plug in your power supply?

In a previous blog I commented on First Mate Last Break (FMLB) power and signal pins, also known as hot-plugging. A connector design in which power contacts engage before signal contacts when two connector halves are mated, FMLB prevents damage to electrical circuitry in the system by having the ground pin mate first, followed by the power pin, and finally by the signal pins.

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