ARM9 MCU draws 2.5 microA in standby for POS apps.

Atmel Corp. touts the low power specs for its new ARM-9 based MCU. Operating at 500Hz, the MCU draws 400 microA. Maximum operating power at 180 MHz with all peripherals turned on is just 65 mA. In standby mode, the device consumes only 2.5 microAmps.