Circuitry for reducing power dissipation in equipment which operates in synchronism with clock pulses
Circuit for reducing power consumption in battery operated microprocessor based systems Patent #: 4203153
ApplicationNo. 06/194874 filed on 10/07/1980
US Classes:713/601, Inhibiting timing generator or component710/61Synchronous data transfer
ExaminersPrimary: Shaw, Gareth D.
Assistant: Dorsey, Dennis L.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassesG06F 1/32 (20060101)
G06F 13/42 (20060101)
Foreign Application Priority Data1979-10-08 JP
AbstractIn a data processing apparatus comprising a data transmitting and receiving unit for transferring data and a processing unit for processing the data, means is provided for stopping supply of a control clock signal to circuit elements which are in an inoperative state.