Epson Toyocom Real Time Clock Module with World’s Lowest Current Consumption

Epson Toyocom today announced the launch of RX-8571 series real time clock module which has the world’s lowest current consumption. The RX-8571 series achieves ultra-low current consumption with an extensive suite of functions. In addition to a calendar function with alarm, it comes with 128-bit RAM, a 65,000-hour timer, low power detection, and output enabled 32.768 kHz output.

Epson Toyocom RX-8571 series real time clock module will contribute to extending the life of products with built-in batteries, and to increasing efficiency and making products smaller by reducing the capacitor and battery capacity required for power supply backup. Three types are available, the LC package (3.6 × 2.8 × 1.2t mm), NB (6.3 × 5.0 × 1.3t mm), and SA (10.1 × 7.4 × 3.2t mm). Sample shipping will begin in April 2008.