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what is the difference between counter and accumulator...?

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Hi,

Counter is the one which count (or) which tells you the no of events or occurrences.
Ex: External interrupts, timer counter which runs from 0 to max

Accumulator holds the arithmetic and logical data inside the CPU.
It can also called as register which stores the data temporarily.
 

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