we do an EYE ON NPI video each week, its a partnership with @digikey where we check out whats up over at https://www.digikey.com/new – but here’s a hint: we came up with the series because we were hitting that page once a week anyways to find new sensors, motor drivers, and modules. this week we featured the Ablicinc S-35710 (https://www.digikey.com/short/z952dntf) and it turned out to be a chip that was already on our list: a “low power timer” that can go down to ~0.3uA while counting out 1 second to 194 days for ultra-low-power interval use. the interval is set over I2C, all you need is a 32khz crystal. this QT breakout has all the fixin’s: optional power and output LED, breakouts plus QT cables, and optional p-channel FET switch for high-side power switching – by default its more of an enable-pin controller. this should be a great solution to turn any project into an ultra-low-power kit.
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