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Timer | Cypress Semiconductor


Last Updated: 
Oct 11, 2018

  • Fixed-function (FF) implementation for PSoC 3 and PSoC 5LP devices
  • 8-, 16-, 24-, or 32-bit timer
  • Optional capture input
  • Enable, trigger, and reset inputs, for synchronizing with other components
  • Continuous or one shot run modes
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General Description

The Timer component provides a method to measure intervals. It can implement a basic timer function and offers advanced features such as capture with capture counter and interrupt/DMA generation.

For PSoC 3 and PSoC 5LP devices component can be implemented using FF blocks or UDB. PSoC 4 devices support only UDB implementation. A UDB implementation typically has more features than an FF implementation. If the design is simple enough, consider using FF and save UDB resources for other purposes.

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