Month of November 2001 - Page Number 17

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  1. 161.
    Described herein is an extremely low power micro-computer with time keeping functions. A single chip micro-computer with integral timekeeping function can be designed with separate power supply pins. This allows the computer to be completely shut down when it is not in use in order to minimize the operating current. A...
    IPCOM000005893D | Original Publication Date: 1990-Mar-01
  2. 162.
    Audio alerts by watch pagers use a lot of power and in certain circumstances may not be heard by the user. An alternate approach to an audio alert is the use of water. Water is released to the wrist of the wearer in place of an alert. A pump pumps water from a reservoir for an alert. The reservoir may also serve as...
    IPCOM000005892D | Original Publication Date: 1990-Mar-01
  3. 163.
    In the not too distant future, Ack Back pagers will be able to receive very long messages. The user may not desire to receive such messages for at least one of several reasons: A. The user does not want to pay for the air time necessary to send the message. This assumes that the pager service charge will be a function...
    IPCOM000005891D | Original Publication Date: 1990-Mar-01
  4. 164.
    Solder paste printing, screening or stenciling, is the process of moving solder paste across a screen or stencil con- taining a series of apertures through which solder paste is deposited by the action of a squeegee, or pusher used to move the mass of paste. One of the important printing parameters to control is the...
    IPCOM000005890D | Original Publication Date: 1990-Mar-01
  5. 165.
    Many hand held electronic users enjoy the option and added security that a lanyard and chain apparatus supplies them with. The dilemma occurs when the lanyard is not desired for various reasons. If removed totally, the small device can easily be lost or misplaced. Ideally the device can be stored on board the...
    IPCOM000005889D | Original Publication Date: 1990-Mar-01
  6. 166.
    Most pagers use either a belt clip or a lanyard and chain attachment as a means of retention. Some units provide features so that the end user has the option of attaching or detaching both clips. This can lead to a storage problem, relating to the feature which is detached at any particular time. This dilemma can be...
    IPCOM000005888D | Original Publication Date: 1990-Mar-01
  7. 167.
    In rechargeable devices the charging contacts can become corroded from exposure to air or salt water leading to poor contact and eventual failure of the device. For this reason the contacts are frequently gold plated, however the gold is soft and often wears off.
    IPCOM000005887D | Original Publication Date: 1990-Mar-01
  8. 168.
    The need arises in robotic assembly stations for the use of multiple vacuum sources due to the increasing complex- ity of robot gripper design. In the past multiple vacuum generators have been implemented to facilitate these requirements.
    IPCOM000005886D | Original Publication Date: 1990-Mar-01
  9. 169.
    The circuit described optimizes microcomputer performance by reference clock selection options, The circuit consists of selected interconnection, at the time of manufacturing, between a gated or a continuous reference frequency and a particular system circuit element. Manufacturing connection selection may be...
    IPCOM000005885D | Original Publication Date: 1990-Mar-01
  10. 170.
    In a pager with a time alarm function, the time alarm alert can be easily confused with the paging alert. To eliminate this confusion, the alarm indicator icon on the LCD display, can be flashed during the alarm signal alert. In this way, the user will immediately know the nature of the alert, Upon activation of the...
    IPCOM000005884D | Original Publication Date: 1990-Mar-01