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dip switch

a device for dipping car headlights

DIP switch

[′dip ‚swich]
(computer science)
A unit with several small rocker-type switches that plugs into a dual in-line package (DIP) on a printed circuit board.

DIP switch

(Dual In-line Package switch) A set of tiny toggle switches built into a dual in-line package (DIP), which is mounted directly on a circuit board. The tip of a pen or pencil is used to flip the switch on or off (close or open the circuit). See DIP, switch and jumper.


Switches on a DIP
Mostly replaced by programmable chips and a software control panel, DIP switches provide an inexpensive way to select hardware options. However, they require opening the case and figuring out which switch to flip.
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As the figure indicates, input signals from the DIP switch are inverted by the internal NOT gates of the 74HC04.
Easy to set up and manage, the IOLAN SDSC's software-selectable RS232/422/485 interfaces simplify configuration and eliminate mechanical tampering associated with DIP switch based products.
Installers will have a choice of activating or deactivating the strobe function via a dip switch on the domes.
DIP switch configurable, the conditioner's 456 signal combinations maintain precise, constant values--even after reconfiguration--via factory-calibrated, laser-capable resistors.
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Additional features of these Gil AS-Interface modules include automatic scaling to 4000-20000 for 4-20 mA, 0-10000 for 0-10 V, and -2000 to 8500 for - 200 [degrees] C -+850 [degrees] C; user-selectable 0-20 mA or 4-20 mA input option; inputs powered by AS-interface or auxiliary, dip switch (user-selectable); and a unique G11 O-ring sealing technique that makes these modules impervious to water, dirt and oils.
Availability with an industry standard M12 connector for adjustability using a simple DIP switch or via the new ScaDiag SCATEC Diagnostic Software.
Use of DIP switch configuration of serial port and communication modes.