DIP switch


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dip switch

n
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
Translations

DIP switch

n (Comput) → DIP-Schalter m

dip switch

n (Aut) → Abblendschalter m
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SICK reports it has launched the DUS60 incremental encoder and DUV60 measuring wheel encoder with DIP switch programmability to provide users with a versatile and economical user-configurable motion control sensor.
The controller can also be used for many other motor types with simple changes in DIP switch and potentiometer settings.
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This compact embedded box PC supports one user-friendly front-access AT/ATX DIP switch, allowing users to make adjustments with a single click.
Clip-in mounting, simple DIP switch configuration and LED diagnostics allow operators to quickly replace, modify and monitor zone controllers.
The high-band (DCS/PCS/WCDMA) characteristic is attained with PIFA and the low-band (LTE/GSM) characteristic by switching the states of a DIP switch.
But if they too had been driving on full beam we would have had advanced warning of their presence and would have been given time to operate our dip switch (this latter applies also and particularly to driving down twisty country lanes at night when it is pitch black and hedges are high).
The engineering units are field selectable and has an external dip switch.