microprocessor


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microprocessor

The pivotal hardware of a personal computer which contains the central arithmetic unit, a logic board and integrated circuitry that has been reduced in size to fit on silicon.
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The unit's microprocessor uses this information to start and stop a burst of cold water right after the mold has been filled.
Some aspect of each of these tasks mentioned above will benefit from automation on a personal computer with a fast microprocessor.
Microprocessor PLC logic and PID temperature controls, safety switches for air failure and overheating, and an hour meter are standard.
All units control within [+ or -]2 [degrees] F using an off-the-shelf, fuzzy logic microprocessor controller.
Russell feels that CANbus architecture, with incorporation of a microprocessor at the transducer level, will also enable new SPC functionality and diagnostics of position-related problems.

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