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base unit

[′bās ‚yü·nət]
(physics)
One of a small number of units in a system of measurement that are defined, independent of other units, by means of a physical standard; equivalently, a unit of a base quantity. Also known as fundamental unit.
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ADI offers some suggestions for troubleshooting problems that may be affecting the performance of your vibratory base unit to prevent the coil from “melting down” or burning out.
Intelligent Eco Mode : Automatically lowers power consumption when using the handset close to the base unit, helping to extend the available talk time in order to prolong battery life.
Northumbria Police are appealing for help from the public in tracing the HP computer tower base unit and Acer monitor.
Yesterday Northumbria Police appealed for help from the public in tracing the HP computer tower base unit and Acer monitor.
The battery used for the activation device must be capable of operating as a power source for at least 5 years and must be capable of conducting automatic battery testing through the base unit to the support center regularly.
Base unit volume gains and lower costs (primarily relating to lower ingredient and diesel costs) contributed strongly to operating income.
Unlike previously available monitoring systems, a PC is not required to be continuously connected to Testo Saveris as the Base Unit has the ability to record and document measurements.
The base unit has three slots compatible with all available Preymaster memory cards for up to 12 distinct sounds.
The base unit is available in three styles: a drawer and wine rack with a 30-bottle capacity, a drawer and left-hinged cabinet door, and a drawer with a right-hinged door
Up to three molding cells of the same or different types can be added to the base unit.
The EdgeForce platform is comprised of a base unit and two classes of modules - application modules and performance modules.
Each system includes the software, a base unit that connects to a computer, 30 remote units that offer two-way communication with the instructor and are used to present questions and submit answers, and a multi-position charger, a cable and a carrying case.