main controller


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main controller

[′mān kən′trō·lər]
(computer science)
A control unit assigned to direct the other control units in a computer system.
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The new series also allows flexible configuration as the RRH and main controller can be connected by optical fiber.
Proprietary automatic weld "work-distance control", controlling work distance using a welding are measurement built into the main controller of the welding robot, eliminating the need for additional devices.
When combined with the display and operator control modules, the CANlink system monitors the various system components and reports events to the main controller.
The platform also helps customers respond quickly to changing market conditions for host interfaces, because all host interface activities are designed into a board that is separate from the main controller.
These controls include a 17-megahertz, 32-bit Motorola microprocessor as the main controller.
The main controller is a DEC VAX 3100 computer with eight "intelligent" field devices integrated with Weigand-type card readers.
The main controller MC, which is based on the Silicon Laboratories microcontroller.
Desktop software allows management zones to be defined under the CP and then uploaded to the main controller.
The Gemco Series 2500 from Ametek Automation and Process Technologies consists of a family of programmable limit switches, including a main controller with eight isolated DC inputs and solid-state output relays, a fault check output relay and a brake monitor input relay.
The new MDC Mobile Digital Controller is the main controller of an electrohydraulic system used for control of electrically adjustable piston pumps, motors and valves.
A central (or vacuum-receiver) system has a main controller, one large motor/blower, a single stand-alone filter and dust collector, and a filterless receiver on each processing machine.