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On Off Symbol

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IEC 5010 is a technical standard for the symbolization of medical devices and equipment used in healthcare facilities. It includes a set of symbols that represent medical devices and their functions, such as the symbol for a defibrillator or a syringe. Each symbol is designed to be easily recognizable and understood by healthcare professionals regardless of their language or culture.

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.


Graphical characteristics:
Symmetric, Closed shape, Monochrome, Contains both straight and curved lines, Has no crossing lines.

Category: Media Control Symbols.

On Off Symbol is part of the Power symbols group.

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