Renesas RA Family of 32-bit MCUs with Arm® Cortex®-M Core

RA Family of Arm-based MCUs

Delivering the Promise of a Secure, Connected and Intelligent IoT

The flexible Renesas Advanced (RA) 32-bit MCUs are industry leading 32-bit MCUs with the Arm® Cortex®-M33, -M23 and -M4 processor cores and PSA certification. RA delivers key advantages compared to competitive Arm Cortex-M MCUs by providing stronger embedded security, superior CoreMark® performance, and ultra-low power operation. PSA certification provides customers the confidence and assurance to quickly deploy secure IoT endpoint and edge devices, and smart factory equipment for Industry 4.0.

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32-bit Arm® Cortex®-M Core MCU

Partner Solutions

Renesas RA Partner Ecosystem Overview

Renesas is enabling a comprehensive partner ecosystem to deliver an array of software & hardware building blocks that will work out-of-the-box with Renesas RA Family MCUs. The Renesas RA ecosystem will help accelerate development of IoT applications, including core technologies such as security, safety, connectivity, HMI among others.

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Renesas RA Ecosystem

Family Lineup

RA Family of Arm-based MCUs

RA2

The RA2 Series is the RA Family's entry-level 32-bit MCU, offering excellent cost performance and ultra-low power consumption. It delivers up to 48MHz of CPU performance using an Arm® Cortex®-M23 core with up to 256kB of embedded flash memory and a wide single voltage supply range from 1.6V to 5.5V. With cutting-edge peripherals like capacitive touch, the RA2 Series is ideal for system control or user interface applications such as in healthcare devices, home appliances, office equipment, and measuring equipment.

Group Flash (KB) RAM (KB) Pin Voltage (V) Max Freq (MHz) Funcionalidades
RA2A1 256 32 32-64 1.6-5.5 48 Five variants of Arm Cortex-M23 core 48 MHz MCUs with 32-64 pin packages, 256 KB flash memory and 32 KB SRAM, including capacitive touch sensing, USB Full-Speed, 24-bit A/D converter, 16-bit A/D converter, security and safety features

RA4

The RA4 Series bridges the needs for reasonable low power with the demand for connectivity and performance. These MCUs deliver up to 48MHz of CPU performance using an ArmⓇ CortexⓇ-M4 core with up to 256kB of embedded flash memory. The series offers a wide set of peripherals, including USB, CAN, ADC, capacitive touch, a segment LCD controller, and additional security IP integration, making it suitable for industrial equipment, home appliances, office equipment, healthcare products, and meters.

Group Flash (KB) RAM (KB) Pin Voltage (V) Max Freq (MHz) Funcionalidades
RA4M1 256 32 40-100 1.6-5.5 48 Seven variants of Arm Cortex-M4 core 48 MHz MCUs with 40-100 pin packages, 256 KB flash memory and 32 KB SRAM, including segment LCD controller, capacitive touch sensing, USB Full-Speed, 14-bit A/D converter, security and safety features

RA6

The RA6 Series offers the widest integration of communication interfaces as well as the best performance level. These MCUs deliver up to 120MHz of CPU performance using an ArmⓇ CortexⓇ-M4 core and a memory range from 512kB to 2MB Flash. The series offers Ethernet, USB Full Speed and USB High Speed, QSPI, CAN, and TFT display driver integration. And, its embedded Secure Crypto Engine is full of features you can leverage in your higher-level solutions. The RA6 Series addresses a broad range of applications for IoT endpoints such as white goods, meters, and other industrial and consumer applications.

Group Flash (KB) RAM (KB) Pin Voltage (V) Max Freq (MHz) Funcionalidades
RA6M1 512 256 64-100 2.7-3.6 120 Four variants of Arm Cortex-M4 core 120 MHz MCUs with 64-100 pin packages, 512 KB flash memory and 256 KB SRAM, and capacitive touch sensing, CAN, USB Full-Speed, security and safety features, and advanced analog
RA6M2 512-1024 384 100-145 2.7-3.6 120 Six variants of Arm Cortex-M4 core 120 MHz MCUs with 100-145 pin packages, up to 1 MB flash memory and 384 KB SRAM, as well as capacitive touch sensing, Ethernet, CAN, USB Full-Speed, security and safety features, and advanced analog
RA6M3 1024-2048 640 100-176 2.7-3.6 120 10 variants of Arm Cortex-M4 core 120 MHz MCUs with 100-176 pin packages, the highest performance and largest memory options (up to 640 KB SRAM / 2 MB flash), as well as TFT LCD controller, 2D graphics engine, capacitive touch sensing, Ethernet, CAN, US

Software

Flexible Software Package (FSP)

The Renesas RA Flexible Software Package (FSP) provides a quick and versatile way to build secure connected Internet of Things (IoT) devices using the Renesas RA family of Arm microcontrollers (MCUs). RA FSP provides production ready peripheral drivers to take advantage of the RA FSP ecosystem.

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FSP - Flexible Software Package for RA MCUs


Resources

Featured Videos

3:06
The Renesas RA Family of 32-bit MCUs is designed to help device developers create the next generation of secure IoT devices.
2:15
Introducing Renesas' RA ready software and hardware building block solutions for the IoT.
2:45
Introduction to the evaluation kits for the Renesas Advanced (RA) Microcontrollers.
4:54
Kickstart IoT and embedded systems development using Renesas EK-RA6M3, Evaluation Kit for RA6M3 MCU Group.
3:06
The Renesas RA Family of 32-bit MCUs is designed to help device developers create the next generation of secure IoT devices.
2:15
Introducing Renesas' RA ready software and hardware building block solutions for the IoT.
2:45
Introduction to the evaluation kits for the Renesas Advanced (RA) Microcontrollers.
4:54
Kickstart IoT and embedded systems development using Renesas EK-RA6M3, Evaluation Kit for RA6M3 MCU Group.
3:06
The Renesas RA Family of 32-bit MCUs is designed to help device developers create the next generation of secure IoT devices.
2:15
Introducing Renesas' RA ready software and hardware building block solutions for the IoT.
2:45
Introduction to the evaluation kits for the Renesas Advanced (RA) Microcontrollers.
4:54
Kickstart IoT and embedded systems development using Renesas EK-RA6M3, Evaluation Kit for RA6M3 MCU Group.

Evaluation Kits

EK-RA2A1 Evaluation Kit

EK-RA2A1

Evaluation Kit for RA2A1 Group MCUs

EK-RA6M3 MCU Evaluation Kit with Box

EK-RA6M3

Evaluation Kit for RA6M3 Group MCUs

EK-RA4M1 MCU Evaluation Kit with Box

EK-RA4M1

Evaluation Kit for RA4M1 Group MCUs

Evaluation Kit for RA6M3 MCU Group with Graphics Expansion Board

EK-RA6M3G

Evaluation Kit for RA6M3 MCU Group with Graphics Expansion Board

EK-RA6M1 MCU Evaluation Kit with Box

EK-RA6M1

Evaluation Kit for RA6M1 Group MCUs

EK-RA6M2 MCU Evaluation Kit with Box

EK-RA6M2

Evaluation Kit for RA6M2 Group MCUs