main controller


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main controller

[′mān kən′trō·lər]
(computer science)
A control unit assigned to direct the other control units in a computer system.
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Its main controller cap has six degrees of freedom and contains a sensor that can detect movement as slight as 4 micrometres (about 1/25th of the thickness of a human hair) to ensure precise control over your CAD design with the smallest push or twist.
This demands a communication mechanism between the autonomous vehicle and the autonomous implement in the form of a Main Controller, that is responsible for merging the desired behavior of each individual subsystem into a single behavior that treats the fully autonomous agricultural system like a robot unit.
This circuit consists of a primary side IC which controls power delivery and a secondary side controller to monitor the output and provide feedback to the main controller. The primary side controller is the NCP1246 fixed-frequency current-mode controller from ON Semiconductor.
By having the main controller divide incoming data into multiple sub-data components, then saving each part within multiple memory blocks, a non-volatile memory device is able to efficiently increase its overall write speed.
Water is the main carrier of vitamins and minerals and the main controller of body temperature.
Firstly, both the main controller and the labelling heads each require several high-speed inputs for product registration.
The new series features Remote Radio Head (RRH) architecture, which divides the Node B into a main controller and a compact RRH outdoor unit.
A material feed controller responds to signals from the feeder sensor, the receiving location sensor, and a main controller.
To power elevate and lower the wheelchair legrests, two of the actuators are mounted outside or under the legrests and operated from the main controller. These silent-running, repetitive motion devices offer a dynamic load capacity of 600 N, give smooth movement over the full load range, and a stroke length of 50 to 300 mm at speeds from 5 to 10 mm/s.
The HL 6000 is configured with two powerful digital transmitters, two rugged sensors and a main controller packaged in a watertight carrying case.
* Proprietary automatic weld "center line follower" with proprietary "digital" controls built into the main controller of the welding robot, eliminating the need for additional devices.