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Iq (Typ) (uA) 0.03 Features Low-power timer, MOS-driver, Programmable delay range Rating Catalog Operating temperature range (C) -40 to 105 Supply voltage (Max) (V) 5 Supply voltage (Min) (V) 1.8
Iq (Typ) (uA) 0.03 Features Low-power timer, MOS-driver, Programmable delay range Rating Catalog Operating temperature range (C) -40 to 105 Supply voltage (Max) (V) 5 Supply voltage (Min) (V) 1.8
VSSOP (DGS) 10 9 mm² 3 x 3
  • Supply Voltage from 1.8 V to 5.0 V
  • Selectable Timer Intervals, 16 to 1024 seconds
  • Current Consumption 30 nA (typical, at 2.5 V)
  • Supply Voltage from 1.8 V to 5.0 V
  • Selectable Timer Intervals, 16 to 1024 seconds
  • Current Consumption 30 nA (typical, at 2.5 V)

The TPL5100 is a long-term timer IC optimized for low-power applications. The TPL5100 can replace a microcontroller's internal timer, allowing the microcontroller to stay completely off instead of running a timer, providing a total power consumption reduction of 60 to 80%.The TPL5100 is designed for use in power cycled applications and provides selectable timing from 16 seconds to 1024 seconds. The TPL5100 can also monitor a battery management IC via a power-good digital input and power on the microcontroller only when a good supply voltage is present. The device is packaged in a 10-pin VSSOP package.

For all available packages, see the orderable addendum at the end of the datasheet.

The TPL5100 is a long-term timer IC optimized for low-power applications. The TPL5100 can replace a microcontroller's internal timer, allowing the microcontroller to stay completely off instead of running a timer, providing a total power consumption reduction of 60 to 80%.The TPL5100 is designed for use in power cycled applications and provides selectable timing from 16 seconds to 1024 seconds. The TPL5100 can also monitor a battery management IC via a power-good digital input and power on the microcontroller only when a good supply voltage is present. The device is packaged in a 10-pin VSSOP package.

For all available packages, see the orderable addendum at the end of the datasheet.

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* Data sheet TPL5100 Nano-Power Programmable Timer With MOS Driver datasheet (Rev. C) PDF | HTML 31 Dec 2014
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Design & development

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Evaluation board

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Simulation model

TPL5100 IBIS Model

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