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  • Halftone Control

    Regulates the fax units ability to use gray scale levels to scan and maintain the depth and clarity of an original containing photographs or shaded line drawings.

  • Halogen Lamp

    The halogen gases in this type of incandescent lamp allow the filaments to be operated at higher temperatures with more efficiency (higher efficacies).

  • HB LED

    High Brightness light-emitting diodes are the newest generation of LEDs that generate enough light for many general illumination applications, including room and architectural illumination, and task and general lighting.

  • HDMI®

    HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is an industry-supported, uncompressed, all-digital audio/video interface. By delivering high quality, all-digital audio and video through a single cable, HDMI helps to eliminate the clutter of cables and helps to provide consumers with high-quality home theater.

  • High Brightness LED

    See HB LED.

  • High Intensity Discharge Lamps (HID)

    A general group of lamps, including mercury, metal halide, and high-pressure sodium.

  • High-current LED

    LED with an operating current in the 50 mA to 250 mA range.

  • High-power LED

    LED with an operating power dissipation range of 0.5 watts and above.

  • Hold / Recall

    On an ECR/POS system, this function allows you to interrupt the current transaction to service another customer and then resume the original transaction.

  • Hold Key

    Used to pause a call on the telephone line while doing other activities.

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