Real-time clocks (RTCs) & timers

Real-time clocks (RTCs) and timers for low-power & accurate timing

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Get the lowest power consumption with our easy-to-use RTCs and timers. Our industry-standard, pin-compatible devices help reduce standby current to an extremely low level during the sleep phase and periodically wake up the system in battery-powered designs.

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Low-power timers

Get the most power savings by using our ultra-low power (<35-nA) timers with watchdog functionality and manual reset from to 100 ms to 7200 s.

Real-time clocks (RTCs)

Track time by the year, month, second and other timing intervals with our portfolio of industry-standard RTCs.

General-purpose timers

Generate stable and accurate oscillation or time delays with adjustable duty cycle from microseconds to hours using 555 timers

Technical resources

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Power Cycling an IoT System with a Nano-power System Timer
Learn how to reduce power and extend the life of your device in battery powered systems, specifically those for IoT systems and connected products.
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BQ32002 APIs for Tiva
Refer to this application report for the API calls used to connect the BQ32002 RTC with the Tiva™ microcontroller.
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TLC555-Q1 Used as a Positive and Negative Charge Pump
Learn about a unique use for 555 timers in reverse battery protection. These timers can be used as charge pumps to easily generate positive or negative voltage multipliers in a cost-effective way.
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