Glossary Definition for Microprocessor Supervisor

Glossary Term: Microprocessor Supervisor 

Definition

A device that monitors a host microprocessor or microcontroller's supply voltage and, in some cases, its activity. It monitors for a fault condition and takes appropriate action, usually issuing a reset to the microprocessor.
Synonyms
  • UP Reset
  • UP Supervisor
  • Supervisory
  • Supervisor

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