Epson announced two new Real Time Clock (RTC) module families – the Epson RX4901CE and RX8901CE family for industrial and commercial markets and the Epson RA4000CE and RA8000CE family for the automotive market. These new solutions expand Epson’s current line of RTC modules, integrating the crystal unit and IC into a single package for ease of implementation in a range of commercial and automotive applications.
As the industry moves toward higher efficiency, lower power, higher accuracy over extended temperatures, and higher integration of functionality, Epson continues to invest in its RTC portfolio to address the most demanding market needs. The new RTC modules offer system builders a variety of options that deliver the best combination of features and price point with trusted industry leading technology.
“Customers are looking for a higher level of integration with high precision clocks and ultra-low power solutions in next generation designs,” said Chris McCormick, director of product marketing, Timing Devices, Epson America, Inc. “Epson’s newest flagship RTC modules – the RX4901CE/RX8901CE family and RA4000CE/RA8000CE family – have digital temperature compensation technology to meet the high accuracy over a wide temperature range with ultra-low power consumption needs of the market.”