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sleep mode

A low power mode in a computer. Also called "standby mode," the screen and hard disks are turned off, but the memory (RAM) chips are continually refreshed in order to retain their contents. In addition, the CPU is throttled down to its lowest power state. The computer is immediately restored for use when the user touches a key or moves the mouse. For alternate power-down and hybrid sleep modes, see hibernate.
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When the device is plugged into a computer USB port, it begins monitoring activity in the workstation and, if no motion is detected for an established amount of time, automatically places the computer into sleep mode.
Just hold down the small power button on the system's top left and you'll see a menu that offers Sleep Mode or Power Options.
Pre Qualification: Ceiling-Mounted 3X3 Cassette Type Cooling Ac Machine With 03 (Three) Ton Capacity Having Wireless Hand Set, Multi Air Swing Control, Sleep Mode And Auto Random Restart With Last- State- Memory With Its Installation- As Per Tender Document
The study also shows that the earlier respondents who rated themselves more knowledgeable about power management were more likely to place their computers in sleep mode, with less time in CPU-on and user-inactive mode.
The secondary side sleep mode controller is able to detect no load conditions and signal the fixed frequency current mode controller to enter into the low consumption Off mode.
The ARM Cortex-M3 processor has been widely adopted throughout the microcontroller industry for its low-power, energy efficient features such as deep sleep mode and Wake-Up Interrupt Controller, which enables the core to be placed in ultra-low leakage mode, returning to fully active mode almost instantaneously," said Eric Schorn, vice president, marketing, processor division, ARM.
Most computers can be placed in sleep mode and switched back to full power with a tap of the space bar on the keyboard.
Energy efficientMany personal and small office users only print infrequently during a typical working day, leaving their printers in sleep mode for considerable amounts of time.
ST's proprietary Fast Sleep Mode further reduces overall power requirements by allowing the preamplifier to remain in a sleep mode even most of time the end-product is operating, extending battery life.
The AN/UDR-13 goes into SLEEP mode when the batteries are removed.
5-volts, one 8-bit timer, a watchdog timer, In Circuit Serial Programming (ICSP) technology, power-on reset, power-saving sleep mode and (in the PIC10F204 and PIC10F206 only) an analog comparator module.
Both models are equipped with a Sleep Mode that uses energy-efficient pulse heating.