Real Time Clocks

What is a Real Time Clock?
A Real Time Clock (RTC) is a computer clock which is usually in the form of an integrated circuit. They have been designed to keep track of time, in real time - hence the product name. A Real Time Clock is usually an integral part of the computer motherboard. More often than not, a RTC will also include a calendar and an alarm

How do Real Time Clocks work?
The memory on the clocks system stores system descriptions and set up values such as "Current Time Value". The information that is held in the RTC is read with a microprocessor, commonly over a serial interface which facilitate the performance of the software functions that are time dependant. They are designed to run on an ultra-low power consumption, often run on a lithium battery source or normal power. This power source allows them to continue running and generating real time when a system is down. The newer models of RTC use super-capacitors as a source of power that can be recharged and soldered to the board.
Some Real Time Clocks feature synchronisation to an external signal, such as a compensated power line frequency. It allows the device to provide an accurate result without having an on-board temperature compensation scheme.

RTC Time Values
• Year
• Month
• Date
• Hours
• Minutes
• Seconds

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RS Stock No. 920-9007
Mfr. Part No.M41T62Q6F
PHP46.696
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Alarm, Battery Backup, Calendar, Watchdog Timer DW:DM:M:Y HH:MM:SS:hh 16B Serial-I2C Surface Mount QFN 16 3 x 3 x 0.88mm 3mm 3mm 0.88mm 4.4 V +85 °C
RS Stock No. 624-8438
Mfr. Part No.M41T62Q6F
PHP91.238
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Alarm, Battery Backup, Calendar, Watchdog Timer DW:DM:M:Y HH:MM:SS:hh 16B Serial-I2C Surface Mount QFN 16 3 x 3 x 0.88mm 3mm 3mm 0.88mm 4.4 V +85 °C
RS Stock No. 732-7309
Mfr. Part No.DS12887A+
PHP528.17
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Alarm, Calendar Binary, DW:DM:M:Y Binary, HH:MM:SS 114B Multiplexed Through Hole EDIP 24 34.04 x 18.29 x 9.4mm 34.04mm 18.29mm 9.4mm 5.5 V +70 °C
RS Stock No. 146-0203
Mfr. Part No.MCP7940M-I/P
BrandMicrochip
PHP28.329
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Alarm, Calendar DW:DM:M:Y HH:MM:SS 64B Serial-I2C Through Hole PDIP 8 10.16 x 7.11 x 4.95mm 10.16mm 7.11mm 4.95mm 5.5 V +85 °C
RS Stock No. 810-3933
Mfr. Part No.MCP7940N-I/P
BrandMicrochip
PHP42.00
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Calendar DW:DM:M:Y HH:MM:SS 64B Serial-I2C Through Hole PDIP 8 10.16 x 7.11 x 4.95mm 10.16mm 7.11mm 4.95mm 5.5 V +85 °C
RS Stock No. 774-7403
Mfr. Part No.MCP7940M-I/P
BrandMicrochip
PHP33.75
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Alarm, Calendar DW:DM:M:Y HH:MM:SS 64B Serial-I2C Through Hole PDIP 8 10.16 x 7.11 x 4.95mm 10.16mm 7.11mm 4.95mm 5.5 V +85 °C
RS Stock No. 165-2125
Mfr. Part No.MCP7940N-I/P
BrandMicrochip
PHP39.627
Each (In a Tube of 60)
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Calendar DW:DM:M:Y HH:MM:SS 64B Serial-I2C Through Hole PDIP 8 10.16 x 7.11 x 4.95mm 10.16mm 7.11mm 4.95mm 5.5 V +85 °C
RS Stock No. 165-8028
Mfr. Part No.M41ST87WMX6TR
PHP223.309
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Calendar, Clock DD:MM:YY HH:MM:SS 128B Serial-I2C Surface Mount SOX 28 18.01 x 7.67 x 2.38mm 18.01mm 7.67mm 2.38mm 3.6 V +85 °C
RS Stock No. 798-5258
Mfr. Part No.MCP7940N-I/SN
BrandMicrochip
PHP38.158
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Battery Backup, Calendar DW:DM:M:Y HH:MM:SS 64B Serial-I2C Surface Mount SOIC 8 4.9 x 3.9 x 1.5mm 4.9mm 3.9mm 1.5mm 5.5 V +85 °C
RS Stock No. 100-0651
Mfr. Part No.ISL12026IBZ-T7A
BrandIntersil
PHP256.73
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Alarm, Calendar, Clock, EEPROM DW:DM:M:Y HH:MM:SS - Serial-I2C Surface Mount SOIC 8 5 x 4 x 1.5mm 5mm 4mm 1.5mm 5.5 V +85 °C
RS Stock No. 103-1580
Mfr. Part No.M41T56M6F
PHP81.914
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Calendar, Chip Deselect, Switch Over DW:DM:M:Y HH:MM:SS 64B Serial-I2C Surface Mount SOIC 8 4.9 x 3.9 x 1.25mm 4.9mm 3.9mm 1.25mm 5.5 V +85 °C
RS Stock No. 169-8143
Mfr. Part No.Q41404551000101
BrandEPSON
PHP217.176
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Calendar, Timer - - - Serial Surface Mount SOP 14 5 x 10.1 x 3.2mm 5mm 10.1mm 3.2mm 5.5 V +85 °C
RS Stock No. 124-2362
Mfr. Part No.PCF8563T/5,518
BrandNXP
PHP44.917
Each (On a Reel of 2500)
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Calendar, Clock YY:MM:DD:dd HH:MM:SS - Serial-2 Wire, Serial-I2C Surface Mount SOIC 8 5 x 4 x 1.45mm 5mm 4mm 1.45mm 5.5 V +85 °C
RS Stock No. 829-0444
Mfr. Part No.M41ST87WSS6F
PHP294.80
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Calendar D:D:M:Y:C HH:MM:SS:HSS 128B Serial Surface Mount SSOP 20 7.5 x 5.6 x 1.85mm 7.5mm 5.6mm 1.85mm 3.6 V +85 °C
RS Stock No. 714-7288
Mfr. Part No.M41T56M6F
PHP127.25
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Calendar, Chip Deselect, Switch Over DW:DM:M:Y HH:MM:SS 64B Serial-I2C Surface Mount SOIC 8 4.9 x 3.9 x 1.25mm 4.9mm 3.9mm 1.25mm 5.5 V +85 °C
RS Stock No. 798-5260
Mfr. Part No.MCP79412-I/SN
BrandMicrochip
PHP47.062
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Battery Backup, Calendar DW:DM:M:Y HH:MM:SS 64B Serial-I2C Surface Mount SOIC 8 4.9 x 3.9 x 1.5mm 4.9mm 3.9mm 1.5mm 5.5 V +85 °C
RS Stock No. 809-1420
Mfr. Part No.M41T81M6F
PHP133.88
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Alarm Binary HH:MM:SS:hh 20B Serial Surface Mount SOIC 8 5 x 4 x 1.25mm 5mm 4mm 1.25mm 5.5 V +85 °C
RS Stock No. 865-2208
Mfr. Part No.PCF8563T/5,518
BrandNXP
PHP46.613
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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Calendar, Clock YY:MM:DD:dd HH:MM:SS - Serial-2 Wire, Serial-I2C Surface Mount SOIC 8 5 x 4 x 1.45mm 5mm 4mm 1.45mm 5.5 V +85 °C
RS Stock No. 165-1998
Mfr. Part No.MCP7940N-I/MS
BrandMicrochip
PHP36.791
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Battery Backup, Calendar DW:DM:M:Y HH:MM:SS 64B Serial-I2C Surface Mount MSOP 8 3 x 3 x 0.95mm 3mm 3mm 0.95mm 5.5 V +85 °C
RS Stock No. 102-3553
Mfr. Part No.M41T81M6F
PHP72.692
Each (On a Reel of 2500)
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Alarm Binary HH:MM:SS:hh 20B Serial Surface Mount SOIC 8 5 x 4 x 1.25mm 5mm 4mm 1.25mm 5.5 V +85 °C
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