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power switch

[′pau̇·ər ‚swich]
(electricity)
An electric switch which energizes or deenergizes an electric load; ranges from ordinary wall switches to load-break switches and disconnecting switches in power systems operating at voltages of hundreds of thousands of volts.
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A separate power switch is utilized by a single segment of fine grain model, and each switch is available for every element in the circuit.
EPU activation was recognized and the power switch was placed back to the proper position and the EPU was manually reset/deactivated.
Network alarm monitoring solutions DPS Telecom announced on Friday the release of its new Remote Power Switch, enabling users to easily switch on, switch off and reboot equipment.
During my review, the Power Switch and OCS underwent major revisions to new "Universal" models that work on all types of telescopes and have different specifications from the earlier versions.
65 condenser, a disc diaphragm with five annuli, cord hangers, color-coded coaxial focusing knobs, a lighted on/off power switch, an "Ultra Lite" illuminator and a one-piece field condenser housing/base.
has introduced the FSDH0165 power switch -- a voltage mode PWM controller and SenseFET (LDMOS) power switching element integrated into a single chip and packaged in an 8-lead DIPH.
Depressing the power switch may blacken the television screen, silence the jazz disc on the stereo, or stop the corn popping in the microwave oven, but these appliances continue to draw power -- to maintain memory of certain settings or to keep a remote-control sensor alert, for example.
This system has worked flawlessly from the first time the power switch was thrown on the aircraft," project manager Joel Sitz said in a statement released by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
The high power switch model AH001R2-12, shown in Figure 1, operates over the frequency range from DC to 1.
To better address circuit fault protection requirements, four new power switch variants have been introduced by Diodes Incorporated: the AP2552 (low enable) and AP2553 (high enable), which limit output current to a constant safe level when output exceeds current limit threshold; and the AP2552A (low enable) and AP2553A (high enable), which provide latch-off during over-current, reverse-voltage or reverse-current conditions.