Low power modes

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Low power modes

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> from the help line
>What\'s the lowest power that the device can be put in using BASIC? Current
consumption is a bit high for my ap and am wondering if there are any tricks. Or
do I need to go to C to implement the power saving modes that the chip can

No need to switch to C, you have access to all same registers from BASIC.

I haven't tried for a while, but the main trick is getting the part to wake up
again, which can be triggered by EINTx or Alarm, probably others. Details on
this in NXP's user manual.

You could also slow the clock down, which would have a big impact too.

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