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Complete system solutions at your fingertips. In today’s fast paced technology environment, designers need to be innovative without compromising time to market. Thinking at the system level is crucial to being able to address design challenges upfront. By offering quality solutions for the two most critical parts of your design, processors and power, Renesas accelerates your development and enables differentiation, while bringing predictability to your application. Whatever your product field – industrial, home electronics, office automation or information communication technology – Renesas is the partner you can rely on from design to production.
Superior processing for all of your embedded design needs
Renesas SYNERGY™ platform
Develop from the API and innovate more with the Renesas Synergy Platform which integrates a scalable family of microcontrollers with a commercial-grade real-time operating system and middleware, and provides application frameworks that expose scalable Application Programming Interfaces (APIs). All the elements of the Synergy Platform are designed from the ground up as a single platform to provide unprecedented scalability and compatibility, not just across hardware, but also across software, allowing unparalleled design reuse.
- Abstracts dependencies, ensures portability, and accelerates product development
- Provides easy access to the SSP and Software Add-ons
- Consists of widely-deployed, commercial-grade ThreadX® RTOS, extensive Middleware, Application Frameworks, Functional Libraries, and Hardware Abstraction Layer (HAL) Drivers
- Comprised of low-power Cortex® M0+ MCUs to high-performance Cortex M4-based chips
- Up to 4 MB of flash and cryptographic algorithms in hardware
Rich Tools & Kits
- Includes industry-leading IDE, debug and design tools: IAR Embedded Workbench® for Renesas Synergy™, C-RUN®, C-STAT®, GUIX™ and TraceX®
- Development Kits to jump-start evaluation
- Verified Software Add-ons (VSAs) add specialty functions from third-party experts; certified by Renesas to be SSP compatible
- Qualified Software Add-ons (QSAs) are tested, licensed, and serviced by Renesas
- Application Examples (AEs) to highlight key technologies enabled by the Synergy Platform
- Product Examples (PEs) provide design instances of actual end products for a great start
- Implements the online destination for everything related to Synergy Software
- Go to production with simple click-through licensing
Range, Features, Scalability, and much more. The Renesas Synergy Platform includes four different series of upward software-, architecture-, and pin-compatible Synergy MCUs. The advanced S7 Series (High Performance), S5 Series (High Integration), S3 Series (High Efficiency), and S1 Series (Ultra-Low Power) MCUs utilize the popular ARM® Cortex®-M CPU architecture. The devices implement easy connectivity, rock-solid security, dependable safety, and facilitate the creation of easy-to-use human-machine interfaces.
The high-performance 240 MHz S7 Series MCUs feature secure connectivity and industry-leading flash memory density.
The highly integrated 120 MHz S5 Series MCUs balance processing performance with large memory and an extensive array of built-in features.
High-efficiency 48 MHz S3 Series MCUs are low-power chips that integrate up to 1 MB of Flash and 192 KB of SRAM.|
Ultra-low-power 32 MHz S1 Series MCUs operate down to 1.6 V and feature low-power operating modes and fast wake-up times.
Renesas RZ family of MPUs
Combining high-performance, control, and connectivity
The RZ Family of high-end ARM®-based microprocessors (MPUs) fuses control and information technology (IT) to provide the solutions necessary to enable the smart society of the future. From the RZ/A MPU, with up to 10 MB of on-chip SRAM for applications such as human machine interface (HMI), to the RZ/G Series of MPUs with support for 3D graphics and full high-definition (FHD) video, to the RZ/T Series SoC for industrial automation and high-performance motor control, Renesas has the microprocessors you need to realize your next “big idea.”
Renesas RX family microcontrollers
Up to 240 DMIPS at 120 MHz & 4.25 CoreMark®/MHz
The Renesas RX600 Series of 32-bit microcontrollers (MCUs) is ideal for systems that require high performance, excellent connectivity, LCD drive, and motor control capability. The RX Family MCUs deliver superior performance in core processing, code efficiency, and power consumption.
- With the RXv2 core, newer RX600/RX700 MCUs offer 2.00 DMIPS/MHz and 4.25 CoreMark/MHz with enhancements for floating point and DSP operations
- Industry’s only 40 nm embedded flash process with zero wait states up to 120 MHz, integrating up to 4 MB Flash and 512 KB SRAM
- With RXv2 CPU core and 40 nm, RX64M/RX71M consume only 133 µA per MHz with peripherals off
- Dual Ethernet with IEEE 1588 Version 2 support
- Dual USB with full-speed support
- Three CAN channels
- SD Host Interface transfer speed up to 15 Mbytes/sec
- MMC Interface transfer speed up to 30 Mbytes/sec
- QSPI transfer speed up to 120 Mbits/sec
- SPI transfer speed up to 30 Mbits/sec
- SCI with FIFO transfer speed up to 15 Mbits/sec
- Camera Interface with 8-bit parallel data interface
- Two-channel I2S compliant serial-sound interface
88 DMIPS Performance at 54 MHz; 120 µA/MHz 32-bit MCUs
The 32-bit MCUs in the Renesas RX200 Series, like those in the high performance RX600 Series and the entry-level RX100 Series, are based on the high-performance RX CPU core and feature-rich RX architecture. The RX200 Series is optimized for power efficiency and offers best-in-class digital-signal processing (DSP) capabilities and advanced peripherals, making it the ideal choice for applications requiring moderately high levels of computing capability.
- 120 μA/MHz (peripherals off)
- 0.8 μA power down with RTC on
- 0.3 μA power down with RTC off
- 0.5 μs wake-up
- Capacitive Touch
- USB 2.0
- SD Host Interface
- CAN (ISO 11898-1 Compliant)
- 1.64 DMIPS/MHz
- 88 DMIPS at 54 MHz
- Enhanced DSP
- 1.8 V to 5.5 V operation
- 1.8 V operation at up to 20 MHz
- Zero wait-state flash with erase/ write operation down to 1.8 V
Lowest-power, Lowest-cost 32-bit MCUs
The 32-bit MCUs in the RX100 Series, like those in the high-performance RX600 Series and the mid-level RX200 Series, are based on the high-performance RX CPU core and feature-rich RX architecture. The RX100 Series is optimized for portable, battery-backed applications and offers best-in-class DSP capabilities, making it the ideal choice for power-sensitive applications that also require moderate levels of computing capability. RX100 MCUs offer extensive on-chip peripherals, fast zero wait-state Flash, and achieve 50 DMIPS performance at 32 MHz.
Low Power/Fast Wake-up
- 100 μA/MHz (peripherals off)
- 350 nA in standby mode
- 4.8 µs wake-up time
- Single-cycle MAC
- Hardware-based divide
- Extensive DSP library
- 3.08 CoreMark®/MHz
- 1.56 DMIPS/MHz
- 50 DMIPS @ 32 MHz
- Capacitive Touch
- USB 2.0
- LCD Control
RX Family Starter Kit/Promo Board
Target boards provide a positive out-of-the-box experience for users interested in evaluating, prototyping and developing for the RX MCU family. The board kits come with all required hardware and only require the latest software tools download at www.renesas.com/rxtb. Since these boards incorporate an emulator circuit, it can be used for your own design without the need for further tool investments. The target boards provide through-holes for pin headers that allow access to all MCU signal pins, allowing an easy prototyping with a breadboard. The RX family target board is quite inexpensive and the PCB can be re-used for all variations since the RX MCU family has a common pin assignment design.
This target board features the RX130 MCU, which features a capacitive touch sensor used to improve detection methods and touch keys that can now be applied to a variety of materials (e.g. wood, other than the typical acrylic or glass). The RX130 has a lot of built-in functional safety hardware, and can easily support the IEC/UL60730 safety standard for consumer electronics with vastly improved noise immunity, sensitivity and wet-condition capability. It is an ideal fit to consumer electronics products that are used in wet environments such as in the kitchen or bath.
RSK RX231 Kit (e2 studio) – This target board features the RX231 MCU, which implements the industry's top level communication security and encryption functions. It is also equipped with capacitive touch sensor capabilities that combine high sensitivity with a high level of noise tolerance, as well as SD host interface, USB, and CAN communication functionality. The RX231 is suitable for applications in industrial, home appliance, healthcare, smart meter, IoT, and other fields.
RSK+RX65N KIT (E2 & E2 LITE) – This target board features the RX65N MCU, which addresses advanced security needs for connected devices. These MCUs define a new level of performance with RX v2 core improvements and reduced power consumption. High integration includes improved code flash memory, large embedded RAM, embedded security and HMI support. The RX65N MCU is targeted at industrial automation, building automation, and smart metering systems.
RL78 family microcontrollers
The true Low Power™ microcontroller platform
The RL78 Family of microcontrollers combines advanced low-power technology, outstanding performance, and the broadest lineup in its class for the most demanding 8- and 16-bit embedded applications.
The RL78 MCUs’ innovative “Snooze” mode achieves ultra-low power by allowing ADC operation and serial communication while the CPU is turned off. This makes the RL78 MCUs best-in-class for low-power applications.
- World’s leading lowpower performance for equivalent MCUs in its class
- Scalability of lineup, including smart pin layout
- System cost-saving features
- Wide voltage operation
- Wide temperature operation
- Built-in safety features
True Low Power
- 66 μA/MHz operation1
- 0.57 μA (RTC & LVD)
- Snooze mode
- 10 to 128 pins
- 1 KB to 512 KB Flash
- Full compatibility
System Cost Reduction
- Data flash with 1 million erase cycles
- 32 MHz internal oscillator (+/- 1%)
- Built-in temperature sensor and Vref
- Up to 1.39 DMIPS/MHz
- 1.6 V to 5.5 V operation
- Up to 32 MHz operation High Quality and Safety
- Flash memory with ECC
- IEC60730 safety functions
- High temperature support
- Industry-standard development tools
- Third-party support
- Online resources
- Analog ICs and Discretes
- Doing More with Buck Regulator ICs
- EZ List, Summer 2018
- How to Simplify Industrial PC Interfaces
- Industrial Power Management Solutions
- Inside a New Architecture for USB Type-C Applications
- Power and Processors Brochure
- Putting Safety into Li-ion Battery Packs
- Simplifying Power Supply Design with a 15A, 42V Power Module
- Renesas Synergy Brochure
- Understanding Linear Regulators and Their Key Performance Parameters
Analog ICs and Discretes
Renesas' precision analog portfolio provides a wide range of next-gen precision instrumentation, medical, communication and industrial process control applications where innovation, reliability and dependability is central to the analog designs.