mode switch

mode switch

[′mōd ‚swich]
(computer science)
A preset control which affects the normal response of various components of a mechanical desk calculator.
(electronics)
A microwave control device, often consisting of a waveguide section of special cross section, which is used to change the mode of microwave power transmission in the waveguide.
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It has a distinctive design with visible screw heads and features a typical Porsche round mode switch which can be used to select the various driving modes.
You can also set up the car's performance and responses with a driving mode switch, which includes eco, comfort and sport options.
The optional GT sports steering wheel echoes the Porsche 911, whilst a mode switch integrated into the steering wheel - including Sport Response button - is part of the optional Sport Chrono Package and was originally used in the Porsche 918 Spyder super sports car.
The equipment also includes the AMG Ride Control + adaptive air suspension with electronically controlled shock absorbers, the AMG Dynamics driving mode switch with five profiles (Slippery, Comfort, Sport, Sport + and Individual), an electromechanical power steering with variable gear ratio.
This function detects water on the road, preconditions the control systems accordingly and warns the driver, who can then set up the vehicle for enhanced safety, by simply pushing a button or using the mode switch on the steering wheel (Sport Chrono Package).
The optional GT sports steering wheel echoes the Porsche 911, whilst a mode switch integrated into the steering wheel -- including Sport Response button -- is part of the optional Sport Chrono Package and was originally used in the Porsche 918 Spyder super sports car.
But if you want to wind things up a little, you can always select Sport on the driving mode switch to hang on to each gear for longer to ensure maximum acceleration.
This function detects water on the road, preconditions the control systems accordingly and warns the driver, who can then set up the vehicle for enhanced safety, by pushing a button or using the mode switch on the steering wheel (Sport Chrono Package).
All Mini's had a drive mode switch at the base of the gear knob that lets you choose between Green and Sport mode, green being the economical mode and Sport letting you take the revs higher to enjoy better acceleration.
But if you want to wind things up a little you can always select Sport on the driving mode switch to hang on to each gear for longer to ensure maximum acceleration.
Fortunately for simpletons, ie most blokes, a mode switch on the right toggles between Road, Rain, Dynamic and Enduro riding modes, which tweaks the suspension, ABS and traction control.
Showcased via a modern 8.7' touchscreen, R-LINK 2 ensures an 'Easy Life' by offering a range of in-car features including easy park assist, rearview camera, Renault Smart Card with walk-away closing, as well as an electric parking brake, or even the Renault Sport mode switch button: RS Drive.