Media Control Symbols

This page lists all the various symbols in the Media Control Symbols category.

In digital electronics, analogue electronics and entertainment, the user interface of media may include media controls or player controls, to enact and change or adjust the process of watching film or listening to audio.

Symbols in this category:

Crescent symbol

A crescent moon, indicating sleep, is added by IEEE 1621 as a replacement for the standby symbol.

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Off symbol

IEC 5008, the power off (circle) symbol on a button or toggle, indicates that using the control will disconnect power to the device. It comes from the binary system (0 means off).

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On Off Symbol

IEC 5010, the power on-off symbol (line within a circle), is used on buttons that switch a device between on and fully off states.

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On Symbol

IEC 5007, the power on (line) symbol, appearing on a button or one end of a toggle switch indicates that the control places the equipment into a fully powered state. It comes from the binary system (1 or | means on).

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Standby Symbol

IEC 5009, the standby symbol (line partially within a broken circle), indicates a sleep mode or low power state. The switch does not fully disconnect the device from its power supply. This may appear on a toggle switch opposite a power on symbol, alone on a pushbutton that places the device into a standby state, or alone on a button that switches between on and standby. Alternatively, under IEEE 1621, this symbol simply means "power".

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