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Weird Problem with current consumption with PA4 in STOP3 Mode

Question asked by Carlos Cuevas on Jan 28, 2014
Latest reply on Jan 29, 2014 by Carlos Cuevas

Hello, I'm developing a battery powered application using a PA4 device, the STOP3 mode, as it says in the datasheet, consumes about 1.4µA at 3v, And using an HP34401A I get almost exactly that 1.4µA, the problem is that when I put my finger near the PCB tracks the current consumption increases, it varies but it can jump up to 50µA, If I remove my finger it returns to 1.4µA does anybody has a clue about what's happening? How can it be possible that some noise or interference make it consume more current?

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