Glossary Definition for Chip-Enable Gating

Glossary Term: Chip-Enable Gating 

Definition

A feature in microprocessor supervisory circuits which prevents the writing of erroneous data when power falls outside of spec. When the main power-supply voltage is below the minimum safe-operating limit, the feature disconnects the chip-enable signal path from the host microprocessor or microcontroller.
Synonyms
  • CE Gating

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