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autoloader

autoloader

(1) Software that performs input tasks such as copying the OS and related programs into memory (RAM), which is often an instance of a virtual machine. An autoloader may also input a group of files into memory. See virtual machine and load.

(2) A mechanical device that takes an optical disc, magnetic disk or tape cartridge from a storage location and inserts it into the drive. Also called an "autochanger," it is the robotic part of a tape or disk library. See tape library, disk library, CD-ROM changer and CD-ROM server.


The REV Autoloader
Iomega's removable REV disks came in a 10-disk library, called the "REV Autoloader." (Image courtesy of Iomega Corporation.)
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Enhanced auto-loader support: simple administration and management directly from Replica's Windows user interface; continued support of DLT tape drives and other high-speed devices and autoloaders including Digital's StorageWorks tape subsystems.
As a result of what I called earlier generation "jam-mamatics" I became a pump guy in the late '80s and stuck with them all through the '90s because my experience with my first two auto-loaders (built in the '70s) was painful.
The StorStation AIT auto-loader accomplishes all of this for us.
When they removed the muzzle brake, the barrel slammed back so hard that it crushed the auto-loader.
However, he is quick to point out that the 3 1/2" versions of any auto-loader have failed to perform to Benelli and Beretta 3" semi-auto standards.
This year, TRENDSETTER NEWS Platesetters with Auto-Unload (AU), Auto-Loader (AL) or SCU automation options now come standard with dual broadsheet rotation to make integration into existing plate lines simple.
The costs per megabyte of disk and tape storage are fairly close when comparing the cost of a tape drive with an auto-loader and 7-10 cartridges to a disk drive and converge as the ratio of cartridges per tape drive decreases.
Eastlake, OH) was just looking for a horizontal auto-loader.
Stoeger Industries originally imported Franchi [trade mark] arms, mainly shotguns, and one model in particular, the most popular Franchi on these shores so far, the 48/AL auto-loader.
This is for both the single-loader and auto-loader modes, and when running either Tetra-1 or Tetra-2+ tests.
Everyone in our blinds loves Winchester's premiere auto-loader, available in 3- and 31/2-inch chambers, 20- and 12-gauge models and 26- or 28-inch barrels.
The Versa Max just might be the next great shotgun from this company, and now upland hunters can get in on the action with the new Sportsman auto-loader.