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binary mode(1) A mode of operation that deals with non-textual data. When a "binary" parameter is added to a command, it enables every type of data to be transferred or compared rather than just ASCII text. See ASCII.
(2) A compiler mode that deals with file I/O. It allows programmers to manipulate data files at the byte level rather than at the field level.
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The M66272FP can provide a screen resolution of up to 1/2 VGA (640 x 240 pixels) for monochrome super twist nematic (STN) LCDs using single-scan binary mode
and can provide up to 1/4 VGA (320 x 240 pixels) for dual-scan STN LCDs in four-level gray scale mode.
HIB can drive up to two StarFire printheads printing grey-scale (Versadrop), multidrop and binary modes
The remaining three binary modes
divert oil from in front of one cylinder to the back side of another cylinder through a regenerative circuit, which creates added oil capacity to develop extra injection speed.