Watch Dog

Target Category: C2407, Cortex M3, Delfino, F280x, F281X, MSP430, Piccolo

Description: The Watch Dog block enables a hardware watchdog. In an embedded system, it’s customary to have a hardware watch dog. The watch dog can force an automatic system restart when the system begins to misbehave.

Time Until Reset: Sets the interval for which the Watch Dog block expects input.

Use Input To Enable: Indicates that the block has enabling input that you can use to suppress sending input to the watch dog, which will force a restart.