DIP switch

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dip switch

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1. (Automotive Engineering) a device for dipping car headlights
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Noun1.DIP switch - (computer science) one of a set of small on-off switches mounted in computer hardware; used in place of jumpers to configure the machine for a user
on/off switch, on-off switch, toggle switch, toggle - a hinged switch that can assume either of two positions
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
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DIP switch

n (Comput) → DIP-Schalter m

dip switch

n (Aut) → Abblendschalter m
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This is just one example of a number of settings that formerly were built into the power supply through firmware or settable via dipswitches, which now are more accessible to the user via digital programmability.
The ability to set motor speeds manually, remotely, or using a proportional feedback loop via dipswitches.
Offering one or two serial ports that are software configurable for RS-232, RS-422, or RS-485, the adapters eliminate the need to open the enclosure to change jumper settings or dipswitches.