real-time clock


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real-time clock

[′rēl ‚tīm ′kläk]
(computer science)
A pulse generator which operates at precise time intervals to determine time intervals between events and initiate specific elements of processing.

real-time clock

An electronic circuit that maintains the time of day. It may also provide timing signals for timesharing operations. See NTP and BIOS.
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The family of IDT real-time clocks is ultra-low power clock/data devices with programmable time-of-day alarms and programmable square-wave outputs.
Accuracy on the real-time clock is maintained by using a quartz reference.
We customize our real-time clocks to fit the diverse needs of our customers, thereby providing them with improved performance and faster time-to-market," said Ram Iyer, vice president and general manager of the IDT Microclock division.
3V capacitive supply circuit, the 71M6511 consumes less than 9mA in mission and 4 micro Amps in battery backup modes, and it includes 64KB of FLASH, 7KB RAM, Real-Time Clock (RTC), 5V LCD boost, 2+ UARTs, and an I2C interface.
Replacing the discontinued P160 Communications Module 1, the new module features a PHY interface for 10/100/1000 Ethernet, UART to USB serial port, RS-232 port and a real-time clock function.
By incorporating Java software as an application developer language, M2M developers will be able access such features as TCP (PAD), UDP (PAD), Enfora's Event Driven I/O Engine, Auto Activation and Real-Time Clock.
0 introduces a number of significant I/O, file system, and networking enhancements, including a fully featured OHCI/UHCI USB stack with associated mouse, keyboard, hub and audio drivers, as well as drivers for CompactPCI and VMEbus backplane communications (shared memory and TCP/IP), I2C and a variety of real-time clocks and timers.

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