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microswitch

microswitch
microswitch
A type of very small electrical switch used to open or close circuits with an extremely small movement of an actuator, as in the compression of main landing gear.
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placing a hand on a picture of toys) and microswitch activation (i.
The first component of the microswitch cluster used for each participant consisted of optic and tilt devices that were placed under and on the objects in the box.
Data were collected on microswitch activation, picture touch, and vocal requests.
manually signing "more"), or touching a microswitch or picture/word card.
The stepper motor, stimulus lights, and response microswitch were all connected to standard 28VDC electromechanical relays and pulse formers.
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At sunup, the door is raised to its open position and a peg near the bottom contacts a microswitch (the upper limit switch), which cuts off current to the motor.
The most common interface between a sensor and an alarm system is a simple electrical relay or mechanical microswitch integrated within the sensor.
Customers include General Motors, Dana Corp, Bendix, TRW, John Deere, Allen-Bradley and MicroSwitch.
The most recent example is the Josephson Junction, a fast and highly conductive microswitch used in computers.
He was unable to talk but communicated with an Etran-board or by pushing his head on a microswitch to activate a computer.