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Sat Oct 22 16:00:27 CDT 2005
> > of computing". Then there were those insipid "Turbo Mode" switches on
> > late-80-early-90s PCs. And the attached numeric LED clock rate displays, which
> > were nothing but numerals hard-wired to the switch.
> Exam question: what is actually measured by those numeric displays?
The setting of some jumper links on the back of the display PCB?
The ones I've seen basically had links which allowed each segment to be
in one of 4 states :
On in turbo mode, off in normal mode
Off in turbo mode, on in normal mode
You could 'program' any pair of patterns to be displayed. SLo and FASt were
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