standby battery

standby battery

[′stand¦bī ‚bad·ə·rē]
(electricity)
A storage battery held in reserve as an emergency power source in event of failure of regular power facilities at a radio station or other location.
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The essential bus in a G1000 172S includes the PFD, air data computer, attitude heading reference system, comm 1, nav 1, standby indicator lights and a connection to the standby battery system.
Several enthusiasts and outlets have installed Google's beta version of Android M on their smartphones and are reporting back that they're seeing significant gains in standby battery life.
The BURG 12 features touch-screen menus that offer a complete suite of smartphone features: full phone functionality to make and receive calls with the watch's speakerphone using the included SIM card or paired with your iPhone or Android smartphone; two-way Bluetooth-based communication; SMS and MMS capabilities; camera to take and view photos; calendar, calculator, and contact list; FM radio, MP3 music, MP4 video player, and voice recorder; controls and plays the smartphone's music through the speaker; three-day standby battery life, two-to-three hour talk time, three-to-four hour media player; connects to iOS or Android smartphones via Bluetooth 3.
Taking into consideration feedback from customers, and looking at the latest in tourniquet advances, we developed a tourniquet with advanced patient safety features; simplified and easy-to-read touch panel display, the longest standby battery life, and industry exclusive Personalized Pressure[TM] Technology that can have a positive impact on patient outcomes.
It produces more than three times the power output compared to high definition audio (HDA) codecs, according to the company, and it is half the package size of discrete amplifiers with comparable output, while delivering longer standby battery life.
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) turned over 700 generator sets and 80,000 standby battery sets to provinces with power outages.
4th Gen Intel Core processors can bring a 50 percent improvement in battery life over the previous generation, and two to three times improvement in standby battery life.
Delivering Intel's largest generation-over-generation gain in battery life enablement in company history, the 4th gen Intel Core processors deliver up to a 50 per cent improvement in battery life over the previous generation in active workloads such as watching movies or surfing the Internet, and two to three times improvement in standby battery life.
The PSU operates from a universal AC input and provides a main output for powering the load, together with a second output for charging an external 12 or 24V standby battery.
Otellini said he expects that the advances in silicon technology and platform engineering, combined with industry collaboration, will lead to more than 10 days of connected standby battery life for Ultrabooks by 2013.
On the Columbia, there is an airframe standby battery which powers critical systems for at least 30 minutes.
If a primary battery fails, the standby battery automatically takes the slack for power--likely powering a select number of systems wired on the essential bus, providing automatic load shedding.