media sensing

media sensing

(1) A feature of a network adapter that determines whether a connection to the network is present.

(2) A feature of an ink jet printer that detects the type of paper being fed in order to adjust print settings for optimal printing. For example, certain HP printers include HP's Auto Sense feature that detects paper size and type of non-HP printer paper as well as premium HP paper that contains Auto Sense marks.
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Offering ease-of-use technology that allows for ultimate productivity, the X6150 features PrecisionSense(TM) media sensing technology that automatically assesses the stock in the paper tray and adjusts the printer driver for optimal output.
Automatic Media Sensing automatically determines the appropriate media type: the IrmaTrac PCI Server supports both Shielded Twisted Pair (STP) and Unshielded Twisted Pair (UTP) cabling.