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light pen

Translation of light pen in Spanish:


  • lápiz (masculine) óptico or fotosensible
    Example sentences
    • You may have to adjust the brightness of your monitor to get your light pen to work properly.
    • Various other light pens have been developed which include a lens for focusing the axially received light.
    • The radiated light is directed so as to be projected from a tip of the light pen as required.

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