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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
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DIP switch

n (Comput) → DIP-Schalter m

dip switch

n (Aut) → Abblendschalter m
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The good news is that the process of changing a SIM from fixed to variable timing takes only a few minutes and involves removing it, changing DIP switches and reinstalling it.
- Mates with the UltraZed-EV SOM via two 200-pin Micro Headers, connecting the UltraZed-EV PL I/O and transceivers to FMC HPC slot, LVDS touch panel interface, SFP+ interface, HDMI In/Out, 3G-SDI In/Out, pushbutton switches, DIP switches, LEDs, Xilinx System Monitor (SYSMON), clock generators, and two Digilent Pmod compatible interfaces
They feature built-in DIP switches for system configuration without software or a PC.
Furthermore, Knick says DIP switches allow for easy configuration while being protected against accidental changes.
The AMC104 includes a temperature sensor, DIP switches for IPMI functionality, and a management RS-232 port.
Use the onboard dip switches to set baud rate and select desired communications protocol.
The DGT 300 digital web-tension controller has eliminated the need for tuning potentiometers or setting DIP switches, and is fully equipped with user-friendly WindowsTm-base software that can be downloaded to any laptop or PC.
Simplicity in set-up and operation is assured since all parameters and set-up selections are made using dip switches and potentiometers.
Installation of the new valve positioner is made simple through the Process TUNE function and integral DIP switches which are used to set up the close tight function, select characteristic curves, select manual/automatic operation and use binary input to control valve activation.
Typically, yellobriks are configured via the integrated module rotary switches, dip switches and indicators and with the availability of yelloGUI, users now have an enhanced level of yellobrik configuration for advanced features & settings.
Second, it has high frequency selectivity because the state varies among four states by DIP switches. Moreover, covered frequency range at low-band by switching is about 272 MHz (32.81%), and the capacitances can be chosen to different values when the shape of the antenna has to be changed or different bands are needed.