standby mode


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standby mode

[′stan‚bī mōd]
(electricity)
The operation of a circuit or device with unused portions of the circuit disconnected to reduce power consumption.

standby mode

One of the several operating modes for equipment. The equipment is warmed up and ready to go into operation as soon as it is selected onto the operating mode. This term normally is used for radar operations and in some avionics.
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That relay was also suspended in the standby mode, but MRO was still communicating on its own with NASA.
On top of that, the machines of Genco I, II and III had drawn around 382m units energy during standby mode under the head of auxiliary power consumption.
"The addition of Automatic Standby Mode further simplifies things for the driver by eliminating any need for manual input in putting the truck in standby mode to prevent overload."
Summary: Lebanon's politics, economy, future and expectations are all in standby mode, waiting for the birth of a Cabinet to be formed by premier-designate Saad Hariri, who has acquired overwhelming confidence from MPs who named him, in collaboration with President Michel Aoun.
The system used no TPP-generated electricity in May 2016; however, the guaranteed capacity sources remained on standby mode, with the exception of Gardabani CCPP (20/31 days on standby) and GIG Unit 3 (0/31 days on standby).
NNA - Social Affairs Minister, Rashid Derbas, confirmed on Thursday that there were no security impediments threatening to hinder municipal elections, "especially that political forces are highly involved in the municipal elections and have been forming coalitions in bigger cities." "The state is in a standby mode, but municipal elections will be held on their set dates despite all the doubts that have been shrouding the Lebanese," Derbas told the voice of Lebanon radio station.
In a clear acknowledgement that the global downturn was hurting the exploration of one of the world's largest untapped shale resources, YPF said it was putting rigs into standby mode and forecast tough discussions with labor unions.
Matugas directed all heads and team leaders of the PDRRMC and MDRRMC's to closely monitor their respective constituents and remain on standby mode.
One reason is the new "Eco-Power" technology that enables power savings of up to 30 per cent in standby mode compared to when the feature is not activated.
Standby mode Philae has now gone into standby mode for lack of power.
He noted that such a device can have drastically different power requirements depending on the mode in which it is operating--for example, standby mode, stimulate mode, or transmit mode (in which it wirelessly transmits status information from within the body).
The ICs target systems requiring even lower power consumption in standby mode, and systems requiring backup power in case of a power outage.