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MBros2
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What is the average current draw of the RTC of a Celeron N3160?

While an N3160 is powered off except for a coin cell battery backup for the RTC, what is the average current draw on the coin cell from the RTC? The datasheet for the celeron N series specifies a Maximum current draw of 6 microamps, but says that this number shouldn't be used for battery life estimates since it's a maximum. What is the average current draw I can use to verify my coin cell will last long enough, and in what document is this specified?

 

Thank you in advance for your help.

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Leonardo_C_Intel
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Hello MBros2 Thank you for posting in the Intel Community Looking into your inquiry we recommend referring the question to our Embedded Products community for the processor details. Please refer the following link: https://forums.intel.com/s/topic/0TO0P00000018NIWAY/embedded-products Hope this helps. Regards, Leonardo C. Intel Customer Support Technician Under Contract to Intel Corporation
CarlosAM_INTEL
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Hello, MBros2:

Thank you for contacting Intel Embedded Community.

 

The information that may help you is stated in section 21.4, on pages 219 and 220 of the N-series Intel(R) Pentium(R) Processors and Intel(R) Celeron(R) Processors: Datasheet—Volume 1 of 3 document # 332092 that can be found at:

 

https://www.intel.com/content/dam/www/public/us/en/documents/datasheets/pentium-celeron-n-series-dat...

 

Best regards,

@Mæcenas_INTEL​.

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