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Native Time of Day Clock for a Data Processor Disclosure Number: IPCOM000055959D
Original Publication Date: 1980-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-13

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del Sol, PD Veneski, GA [+details]


A time-of-day clock mechanism is described which can be included as an integral part of the central processing unit (CPU) of a data processor without adding very much additional hardware to the CPU. A comparator mechanism is associated with the time-of-day clock for providing a low resolution interval timer at little added cost.