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Re: [avr-gcc-list] Doubts on ATmega128(L) clock speed

From: Joerg Wunsch
Subject: Re: [avr-gcc-list] Doubts on ATmega128(L) clock speed
Date: Sun, 9 Sep 2007 21:36:23 +0200 (MET DST)

"David VanHorn" <address@hidden> wrote:

>> Curious, what's the reason for this?

> In my case, I needed to save power, so I would wake up, run at 16
> MHz, then shut down and max out the Xdiv on the way down.  When
> sleeping for days at a time, this makes significant differences in
> the power consumption.

But that looks like a stop-gap measure to me which I'd only use if I
cannot use power-save mode instead.

But agreed, if you have to restrict your sleep mode to "idle", it
might indeed help a bit.

cheers, J"org               .-.-.   --... ...--   -.. .  DL8DTL

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