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.[Other examples of equipment?]
Last updated: 1996-08-20
development environment ♦ device ♦ Device Control ♦ Device Control 1 ♦ Device Control 2
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