Glossary Definition for RTCs

Glossary Term: RTCs 

Definition

Real-time clock: Integrated circuit that contains a timer that supplies the time of day (and often, the date). An RTC generally contains a long-life battery to allow it to keep track of the time even when there is no power applied.

See the Real Time Clocks page for much more information.

Synonyms
  • Real Time Clock
  • RTC

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