manual control


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manual control

i. An aircraft without power controls.
ii. Hand-flying an aircraft as opposed to controlling it by autopilot or an automatic flight control system.
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Having trouble pulling the manual control (MC) on your M978A4 HEMTT tanker's V1 emergency valve, operators?
New with the LEGRIA HV40, a Custom Key allows users to assign one of a number of features to the manual Control Dial, putting control of functions such as focus, exposure and audio level at the user's fingertips.
The induction time (the time required to achieve target BIS after start of infusion), induction dose, minimum BIS within 30 seconds of induction and total dose of propofol, median duration of closed-loop control or manual control, and median time interval between end of closed-loop control (or end of propofol infusion in manual control) and extubation were noted.
This cutting edge product has eight CCD megapixels, professional Carl Zeiss lenses, the only four-color filter and a new imaging processor that makes the image better, faster, and consumes less energy, in addition to manual controls.
Available MDrive versions include microstepping, speed control with oscillator, and motion control with indexer, all with a growing number of options including encoder, linear actuator, planetary gearbox, and rear knob for manual control.
Switches on the unit's front panel permit manual control when needed and the unit's RS-485 interface allows the use of DNP 3.
featuring static air with three zones plus pulsation; Platinum II, featuring manual control of three zones; and Platinum III, featuring alternating pressure.
It is also said to eliminate costly and time-consuming manual control of the batch-off operation.
lift capacity, an ergonomic manual control arm, and an on-board PC.
The PTS 6400 allows the user the flexibility of both manual control by keyboard and LCD, and remote control by standard BCT TTL-level parallel entry (GPIB optional).
Available controls are manual control, full automatic control using dual power masts and tilt control.