The device has 16 general-purpose (GP) timers (TIMER1 - TIMER16), two watchdog timers, and a 32-kHz synchronized timer (COUNTER_32K) that have the following features:
The device has two system watchdog timer (WD_TIMER1 and WD_TIMER2) that have the following features:
WD_TIMER2 is available in all devices as a system watchdog timer. WD_TIMER1 is only supported in security enabled devices.
The watchdog timer is used to provide a recovery mechanism for the device in the event of a fault condition, such as a non-exiting code loop.
For additional information on the Timer Module, see the Device TRM.