Application note: the use of supervisor ICs in complex multi-voltage systems
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‘Supervisors in multi-voltage systems’
As processors become more complex, ensuring proper operation becomes more involved and more is required from supervisory circuits. In this application note, Maxim Integrated Products claims that its supervisor ICs have kept pace with the development of increasingly complex products, providing monitoring and control for multi-voltage systems.
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