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CPU supervisors: frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Posted: 09 Sep 2010 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:CPU supervisor? system? supervisor FAQ?

This application note explains the function of a CPU supervisor and how it can monitor a system. The article discusses the function of a watchdog timer, chip-enable gating pin and a sense input for an early warning signal. It also focuses on the difference between a reset circuit and a voltage detector, and advises how to choose the proper voltage threshold.

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