Overview

The RL78 family of 8/16-bit ultra-low energy microcontrollers (MCUs) provide industry-leading low power consumption and can help reduce system costs and size. The RL78 Quick Solutions demonstrate how RL78 low power MCUs combined with Renesas' analog and power products can create high-performance solutions for a wide variety of applications. Quick Solutions for the Industrial IoT, Infrastructure, Healthcare and Home and Office are fully developed reference designs with a user’s manual, application details, schematic, bill-of-materials (BOM), and source code/project files that enable you to develop these solutions quickly. Additional Winning Combinations including the RL78 low power MCU and Renesas analog and power products are also shown in application block diagrams to help guide product selection.


Industrial IoT

PM2.5 Air Pollution Monitor

PM2.5 Monitor with Portable Battery

Build a solution for measuring and detecting air pollutant concentration real-time with the PM2.5 Monitor reference design featuring RL78/L12 MCU, ISL97656 buck-boost converter IC and ISL6294 battery charger IC.

Portable Environment Monitor

Portable Environment Monitor

Build a solution for monitoring environmental conditions with the Portable Environment Monitor reference design featuring the RL78/G11 MCU.

Smart Moisture Sensor

Smart Moisture Sensor

Build a solution for monitoring soil moisture with the Smart Moisture Sensor reference design featuring the RL78/G11 and RL78/G1D MCUs.

Water Quality Tester

Water Quality Tester

Build a solution for testing water quality with the Water Quality Tester reference design featuring the RL78/G11 MCU.

Infrastructure

Infrared Human Sensor

Infrared Human Sensor

Build a solution for detecting human presence with the Infrared Human Sensor reference design featuring the RL78/G10 MCU.

Mini Power Monitor

Mini Power Monitor

Build a solution for portable power monitoring with the Mini Power Monitor reference design featuring the RL78/L13 MCU.

Safety Light Curtain

Safety Light Curtain

Build a solution for detecting objects in a restricted area with the Safety Light Curtain reference design featuring the RL78/G11 MCU.

 

Healthcare

Smart Blood Pressure Monitor

Smart Blood Pressure Monitor

Build a solution for tracking blood pressure and other vitals with the Smart Blood Pressure Monitor reference design featuring the RL78/L1A and RL78/G1D MCUs.

Smart Body Fat Scale

Smart Body Fat Scale

Build a solution for body composition management with the Smart Body Fat Scale reference design featuring the RL78/L1A and RL78/G1D MCUs.

Smart Medicine Box

Smart Medicine Box

Build a solution for home medication management with the Smart Medicine Box reference design featuring the RL78/G13 MCU and ISL9120 buck-boost regulator.

Smart Medicine Box with BLE

Smart Medicine Box with BLE

Build a solution for managing personal medication with the Smart Medicine Box with BLE reference design featuring the RL78/G13 and RL78/G1D MCUs.

Home & Office

Automatic Liquid Dispenser

Automatic Liquid Dispenser

Build a solution for dispensing soaps and sanitizers with the Automatic Liquid Dispenser reference design featuring the RL78/G11 MCU and ISL9001A LDO.

Handy Vacuum Cleaner

Handy Vacuum Cleaner

Build a solution for home cleaning with the Handy Vacuum Cleaner reference design featuring the RL78/G1F MCU and ISL94202 battery pack monitor.

High-End Gas Cooker

High-End Gas Cooker

Build a solution for home cooking with the High-End Gas Cooker reference design featuring the RL78/G11 MCU.

Household Gas Alarm

Household Gas Alarm

Build a solution for detecting carbon monoxide with the Household Gas Alarm reference design featuring the RL78/G10 MCU and ISL28113 op amp.

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LED Electronic Safe Box
 

LED Electronic Safe Box

Build a solution that for electronic safe box display with the LED Electronic Safe Box reference design featuring the RL78/G1N MCU.

PowerPoint Presenter

PowerPoint Presenter

Build a solution for presentation control with the PowerPoint Presenter reference design featuring the RL78/G1D MCU.

Smart LED

Smart LED

Build a solution for LED lighting control with the Smart LED reference design featuring the RL78/G1D MCU.

Smart Lock

Smart Lock

Build a solution for home security with the Smart Lock reference design featuring the RL78/G1D MCU.

Smart Power Strip

Smart Power Strip

Build a solution for powering and controlling devices with the Smart Power Strip reference design featuring the RL78/G10 MCU.

Talking Pen

Talking Pen

Build a solution for converting text to audio with the Talking Pen reference design featuring the RL78/G14 MCU, ISL80505 LDO and ISL6294 voltage charger.

Wi-Fi Smart Power Strip

Wi-Fi Smart Power Strip

Build a solution for powering and controlling devices with the Wi-Fi Smart Power Strip reference design featuring the RL78/G13 MCU.

Window Alarm with Buzzer

Window Alarm with Buzzer

Build a solution for home security with the Window Alarm with Buzzer reference design featuring the RL78/G10 MCU.

Wireless Doorbell

Wireless Doorbell

Build a solution for a home doorbell with the Wireless Doorbell reference design featuring the RL78/G11 and RL78/G1H MCUs and ISL80505 LDO.

Wireless Charger

Wireless Charger

Create a solution that supplies power between objects using electromagnetic induction with the Wireless Charger reference design featuring RL78 MCU.

 
 

The RL78 Quick Solutions show images of prototype boards created by Renesas for demonstration purposes only and are not available for sale.

Documentation & Downloads

Title Other Languages Type Format File Size Date
Application Notes & White Papers
Renesas RL78 Quick Solutions for the IoT Edge 日本語, 简体中文 White Paper PDF 373 KB