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standby

Medtalk adjective Referring to the immediate availability of a certain specialist–anesthesiologist, surgeon, who can be deployed in a medical emergency. Cf Concurrent.
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iW1766: optimized for up to 12W, <10mW standby power consumption iW1767: optimized for up to 24W, <20mW standby power consumption
Efficiency exceeds proposed 2012 DoE regulation for AC/DC adapter standby power consumption and efficiency
STANDBY MODE: the condition in which an energy-using product (I) is connected to a main power source; (II) offers 1 or more of the following user-oriented or protective functions: (a) To facilitate the activation or deactivation of other functions (including active mode) by remote switch (including remote control), internal sensor, or timer, and (b) continuous functions, including information or status displays (including clocks) or sensor-based functions.
To achieve a standby current near zero, a solution must be found to eliminate the continuous current drain through R1 and R2.
Capacity charges, which represent the bulk of the standby rate charge, present another major issue.
The main advantage of physical standby database is that it provides physically identical copy of primary database, with the equivalent directory structure up to physical level of data block.
Switching off standby can save us pounds 65 a year, a 20% reduction in our electricity bill and 20% less carbon emissions.
I have seen too many cards that have perfect standby compass readings (000, 015, 030, 045, etc).
Though costs vary, Meier and other researchers contend that it is technically possible for all manufacturers to reduce standby power use to less than 1 watt per appliance without sacrificing convenience or increasing retail prices.
Development / Recovery Site Bundle: For a flexible, multipurpose standby site, Digex can host a client's development site with the option to use as a disaster recovery site.
This is the first ever AS/400 standby solution to be deployed.
Today, with a worldwide total outstanding in excess of $450 billion, the standby letter of credit is a permanent and important fixture in international banking and commerce.

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