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sleep mode

A low power mode in a computer. Also called "standby mode," the screen and hard disks are turned off, but the memory (RAM) chips are continually refreshed in order to retain their contents. In addition, the CPU is throttled down to its lowest power state. The computer is immediately restored for use when the user touches a key or moves the mouse. For alternate power-down and hybrid sleep modes, see hibernate.
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Pre Qualification: Ceiling-Mounted 3X3 Cassette Type Cooling Ac Machine With 03 (Three) Ton Capacity Having Wireless Hand Set, Multi Air Swing Control, Sleep Mode And Auto Random Restart With Last- State- Memory With Its Installation- As Per Tender Document
The ARM Cortex-M3 processor has been widely adopted throughout the microcontroller industry for its low-power, energy efficient features such as deep sleep mode and Wake-Up Interrupt Controller, which enables the core to be placed in ultra-low leakage mode, returning to fully active mode almost instantaneously," said Eric Schorn, vice president, marketing, processor division, ARM.
The new Intel Remote Wake technology enables Orb users to put their PC into sleep mode, and "wake it up" with the same simple login and password they use to access their Orb account.
Although saving a few nanoAmps here and there may not seem like a big deal, in systems that spend the vast majority of their time inactive, incremental improvements in sleep mode power consumption can add years to the battery life of the end-product.
5-volts, one 8-bit timer, a watchdog timer, In Circuit Serial Programming (ICSP) technology, power-on reset, power-saving sleep mode and (in the PIC10F204 and PIC10F206 only) an analog comparator module.
Both models are equipped with a Sleep Mode that uses energy-efficient pulse heating.
The boy was in a sleep mode, ``like he was going to go unconscious,'' Zingo told reporters.
The Precision32 SiM3L1xx MCUs and development environment leverage mixed-signal innovations to enable developers to reduce power consumption to 175 oA/MHz in active mode and less than 250 nA in sleep mode with the real-time clock (RTC) enabled at 3.
Atmel Corporation, a leader in microcontroller (MCU) and touch technology solutions, today announced the company has reached a new low-power standard for ARM Cortex-M0+ -based MCUs with power consumption down to 40 oA/MHz in active mode and 200nA in sleep mode.
The new sleep talking state provides much of the energy savings of sleep mode and some of the network-and-Internet-connected convenience of awake mode.
March 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Atmel(R) Corporation , announced today the first two AVR(R) microcontrollers to incorporate a power-saving technology that provides multi-year battery-life in lighting control, security, keyless entry, ZigBee(TM) and other applications that spend most of their time in sleep mode.
The new solution is aimed at applications that require a scaled-down voltage supply in stand-by and sleep mode including cellular phones, PDAs, digital cameras, GPS systems and USB peripherals.