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n. also push button
A small button that activates an electric circuit when pushed.
adj. also push-but·ton (po͝osh′bŭt′n)
Equipped with or operated by a pushbutton.
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A pushbutton on front panel can be used to simultaneously control the position of both channels from Offline to Online or visa versa.
The unit also provides pushbutton temperature compensation and zeroing using a small keypad.
This convenient method of operation is still possible in hazardous areas because the shaft design of the rotary pushbutton through the housing is explosion-proof.
To evaluate the effectiveness of stereo pedestrian detection and consequent actuation of locator tones and pedestrian calls, all stereo detection units installed in the field test were capable of actuating the pushbuttons based on detection of pedestrians in an area near the pushbutton.
GunVault's traditional pushbutton access pad looks like the impressions of four fingers across the top of the unit, with the buttons at the end of the fingers.
To avoid the chance of inadvertent operation, the control's pushbuttons provide a time delay feature, requiring the pushbuttons to be depressed for four continuous seconds to activate the 10-second delay.
A high-end model of a type "which no one builds now," Hatfield says, will be based on the custom, automated unit that was built for Flextech with pushbutton selection of up to five web-path variations.
Rather than the conventional pedal or lever, the EPB in the VW is a pushbutton. It's located to the left of the rotary light switch on the dash.
Press the STATUS pushbutton to enter the status menu.
This easy-to-use system allows for dial selection of load weights and pushbutton control for scale selection, according to the company.
According to Eurotherm, the input default range is 0% to 100% of the potentiometer range, but can be adjusted via TouchCAL pushbutton technology to any 20% portion of the potentiometer.
Karl Storz's integrated DCI design is simpler, lighter, and easier to handle with one-handed, pushbutton control of all endoscope and video functions from the camera head.