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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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4), and other miscellaneous modules (LEDs, DIP switches, XADC, RTC, accelerometer, temperature sensor).
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.
You can easily configure the module address, protocol, checksum, ZT-PID, ZT-channel and type code settings using a combination of rotary and DIP switches.
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.
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.
The QM Remote Cycle unit features a NEMA 4X engineered resin enclosure with stainless steel trim, on/off switch, open and interval times adjustable via dip switches, and manual override.
Parameters can be set using externally accessible DIP switches or the lockable keypad.
Software calibration eliminates zero/span pots, DIP switches and pushbuttons for easy programming.
Even the iPhone configuration looks like DIP switches .
To help minimize encoder inventories and their associated costs, four families of programmable incremental encoders are offered that can be quickly and easily programmed using either user-friendly PC software or mechanical DIP switches.