Glossary Definition for Battery Freshness Seal

Glossary Term: Battery Freshness Seal 

Definition

A feature in microprocessor supervisory circuits which disconnects a backup battery from any down-stream circuitry until VCC is applied the first time. This keeps a backup battery from discharging until the first time a board is plugged in and used, and thus preserves the battery life.
Synonyms
  • Battery Freshness Cap
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