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low-end

Cheaper and, typically, of lower quality compared to the leading products or brands. Used before a noun. Because he's only willing to pay for low-end supplies, we've had nothing but problems with all our equipment.
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Whether a consumer has an OEM or aftermarket sound system in their car, they can pair this subwoofer with their system to achieve optimal low-end bass performance, pouring the richness back into the music.
In this situation, low-quality EPS is sold to low-end consumers, and high-end customers do not buy it regardless of the availability of a high-end product.
Motorola is reported to aim at the low-end market with cheaper devices, while Nokia, Samsung and Sony Ericsson are said to make high-quality devices with better lenses and resolution for the high-end market.
As part of the forthcoming bundles, the 8-port switch will carry a street price of around $500 to $700 per port - well below the current $800 to $1,000 from other Brocade outlets, or from Brocade's low-end SAN rivals QLogic Corp and McData Corp.
9 in last September, and that for the low-end declined to 20.
Many of the schools I deal with offer low-end policies that cover only one-third of the reasonable and customary costs for the medical care their athletes receive.
Low-end RAID controllers require a user to turn off a server when removing or adding drives.
Cyrix is a value-oriented player focused on low-end PCs," says Dawn Stoner, semiconductor analyst with PaineWebber.
com/research/wt8t9q/global_lowend) has announced the addition of the "Global Low-end Mechanical Computer-aided Design Market 2011-2015" report to their offering.
IBM has announced a new low-end IBM eServer system that offers 110 percent more performance at one-third lower cost than its predecessor, making it an attractive option for small- and medium-sized businesses.
Users and storage companies alike are currently striving to drive efficiencies up from the low-end and value-added features down from the high-end in order to identify and deploy new storage solutions that provide high-availability and real business value to the enterprise.
Nvidia Corp and Acer Labs Inc have teamed up to develop a Intel-killer chipset for the low-end PC market.
Mereday uses Microsoft Publisher ($99), a low-end desktop publishing program that offers users easy tools to create flashy brochures, newsletters, business cards, labels, invoices, calendars and much more.
Initially, some customers of oscilloscopes in the low-end research and educational end-user segments preferred using analog oscilloscopes, because they were cheaper.
ON conducted formal market research showing that IT professionals are frustrated by the cost and complexity of traditional high-end software management solutions, as well as the limited capabilities of low-end cloning or disk imaging tools such as Symantec Ghost which are typically only used for initial PC deployments.