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Clock Timer

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000035647D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-28

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
O'Toole, JF Turmo, FJ [+details]

Abstract

A clock timer card contains a clock and control logic. The card can be addressed by the various processors in the terminal. The processors can perform the following operations: 1. Send a control word to the special card; 2. Read the control word from the card; 3. Set the frequency of the clock on the card; and 4. Read out the contents of the clock.