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Now in Mass production: RA8000CE & RA4000CE - compact Real-Time-Clock Modules for in-vehicle application

Accuracy of clock and additional functions guaranteed up to 125°C

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Munich, March 11, 2024 - The RA8000CE and RA4000CE, two new RTC (real-time clock) modules with an integrated digital temperature-compensated crystal oscillator (DTCXO2) for in-vehicle applications, are now available in mass production by Seiko Epson Corporation (TSE: 6724, “Epson”).
These RTC modules from Epson are the first to have an integrated DTCXO, allowing them to withstand operating temperatures of up to 125°C and comply with AEC-Q100 standards to deliver precise and trustworthy time data.

Automotive manufacturers require devices that comply with vehicle reliability test standards. Additionally, there is a growing need for automotive devices that can perform in high-temperature, low-current settings due to the increasing amount of electronics and functionality added to automobiles. Because Epson designs, develops, and fabricates the integrated circuits used in their RTC modules, they can assure that they fulfill customer expectations and are compliant with AEC-Q100, which is why many automotive applications use the products.


About Epson Europe Electronics GmbH
Epson Europe Electronics GmbH is a marketing, engineering and sales company and the European headquarter for electronic devices of the Seiko Epson Corporation, Japan. Since 1989 located in Munich/Germany with 50 employees, Epson Europe Electronics GmbH has several European sales representatives and a European-wide network of distributors. Epson Europe Electronics GmbH provides value added services for timing devices, semiconductors, sensors and sensing systems targeted to various markets like industrial, automotive, medical, and communication. Epson products are recognized for energy saving, low power, small form factors and rapid time to market. More information about Epson Europe Electronics GmbH is available on the internet under

About Epson
Epson is a global technology leader whose philosophy of efficient, compact and precise innovation enriches lives and helps create a better world. The company is focused on solving societal issues through innovations in home and office printing, commercial and industrial printing, manufacturing, visual and lifestyle. Epson’s goal is to become carbon negative and eliminate use of exhaustible underground resources such as oil and metal by 2050.
Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the worldwide Epson Group generates annual sales of more than JPY 1 trillion.


Jetzt bestellbar: RA8000CE & RA4000CE - kompakte, hochpräzise RTC-Module für Anwendungen im Fahrzeug

- Genauigkeit der Uhr und Zusatzfunktionen bis 125°C garantiert -

München , 11. März 2024 - Die RA8000CE und RA4000CE, zwei neue RTC-Module (Echtzeituhr) mit integriertem digitalen temperaturkompensierten Quarzoszillator (DTCXO2) für Fahrzeuganwendungen, sind jetzt in Massenproduktion bei der Seiko Epson Corporation erhältlich (TSE: 6724, „Epson “).
Diese RTC-Module von Epson verfügen als erste über einen integrierten DTCXO, wodurch sie Betriebstemperaturen von bis zu 125 °C standhalten und den AEC-Q100-Standards entsprechen, um präzise und zuverlässige Zeitdaten zu liefern.

Automobilhersteller benötigen Geräte, die den Standards für Fahrzeugzuverlässigkeitstests entsprechen. Darüber hinaus besteht ein wachsender Bedarf an Automobilgeräten, die bei hohen Temperaturen und niedrigem Strom betrieben werden können, da Autos immer mehr Elektronik und Funktionalität aufweisen. Da Epson die in seinen RTC-Modulen verwendeten integrierten Schaltkreise entwirft, entwickelt und herstellt, können sie sicherstellen, dass sie die Erwartungen der Kunden erfüllen. Diese RTCs sind AEC-Q100-konform sind, weshalb die Produkte in vielen Automobilanwendungen eingesetzt werden.


Über Epson Europe Electronics GmbH
Epson Europe Electronics GmbH ist eine Marketing-, Engineering- und Vertriebsgesellschaft der Seiko Epson Corporation, Japan. Seit der Firmengründung 1989 ist der Hauptsitz in München. Epson Europe Electronics GmbH hat ca. 50 Mitarbeiter, die den Vertrieb von Epson- Produkten unterstützen. Epson Europe Electronics GmbH vertreibt Produkte in Europa, Mittlerer Osten und Afrika und bietet „value added“ Service für Halbleiter, Sensoren, Sensor Systeme und Taktgeber in allen Märkten wie Industrie, Automotive, Medizintechnik und Kommunikationstechnik. Epson Produkte sind bekannt für „energy saving“, „low power“, kleinste Baugrößen und einer sehr kurzen Entwicklungs- und Produktionszeit. Informationen zu Epson Europe Electronics GmbH können im Internet unter abgerufen werden.
Über Epson
Epson ist ein globaler Technologieführer, dessen innovative Konzepte von Effizienz, Kompaktheit und Präzision das Leben bereichern und dazu beitragen, eine bessere Welt zu schaffen. Das Unternehmen engagiert sich für die Lösung gesellschaftlicher Probleme durch Innovationen in den Bereichen Heim- und Bürodruck, kommerzieller und industrieller Druck, Fertigung, Visualisierung und Lifestyle. 
Epson will bis 2050 CO2-negativ sein und die Nutzung erschöpfbarer unterirdischer Ressourcen wie Öl und Metalle eliminieren. Der Jahresumsatz der globalen Epson-Gruppe unter der Führung der japanischen Seiko Epson Corporation übersteigt 1 Billion Yen.

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