page mode

page mode

(hardware, storage)

page mode

(hardware)
An operation mode of video terminals like the IBM 3270, in which the terminal only sends a completed input screen (page) to the host instead of sending each character as the keys are pressed.
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FPM (Fast Page Mode) DRAM is the largest segment owing to their extensive application in laptops and personal computers for reduction of access time and power consumption.
It sets PDF default view settings: Zoom, Page Display, Page Mode, Open Page Number, and Page Rotation.
With an industry-standard parallel interface to current high performance microprocessors, the FM21L16 features a high-speed page mode that enables a peak bandwidth of 80 MBps.
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The new FCRAMs can be operated in page mode after the initial power-on.
Both FCRAMs have Page Mode operation which, according to the company, improves performance when consecutive address access occurs within the same page.
The appearance of the bits depends on screen size and resolution and on the specific software used, and it can be changed easily and often as a result of user options such as window size, zooming, or switching between draft and page mode. Therefore, the characteristics of how an electronic record is physically inscribed to a medium are not essential to its character either as a record or as an authentic record.
The ValueRAM line, which will be available through Tech Data and a toll-free phone number (below), will include most industry-standard memory modules, including SDRAM PC66, SDRAM PC100, Fast Page Mode, EDO and SODIMM.
Automatic spacing is updated continually during the notation process in page mode, so the appearance of the score on the desktop always remains current.