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Device Control

<character> One of the four ASCII characters, DC1, DC2, DC3, and DC4, once used to remotely control equipment (e.g. a paper tape reader) via electromagnetic switches. The characters were usually paired, DC1/DC3 turning one device on/off, and DC2/DC4 another.

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(1996-08-20)

 


Nearby terms: Developmental Test and Evaluation development environment device Device Control Device Control 1 Device Control 2 Device Control 3
 

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