The E2 emulator Lite (abbreviated as "E2 Lite") is an on-chip debugging emulatorand flash programmer for MCUs of the RX, RA, RE and RL78 families. The E2 Lite is more economical than the E1, and is suitable for work across the whole range from hobbyist projects and education to professional development..

Topics

 

The E2 emulator Lite supports the newly-released MCUs.
RA2E2 group >>
RA6E1 group >>
RA4E1 group >>
RX140 group >>
RX671 group >>

 

Features

  • An entry model recommended for new starters
  • Features equivalent to E1 at a more affordable price
  • Ability to connect to boards designed for E1
  • Support for new MCUs with next-generation, such as RXv3, RA, etc.
  • Learn More

new_releasesRelease Information

Important : Precautions when using "RA Family"
Please be aware that a user-system Interface Cable will need to be purchased separately to support RA device debug. Please see Components and Optional Products or User-system Interface Cable below.

Purpose of use Software to be used Target devices Latest Version Released Operating Environment
On-chip Debugging CS+
*Evaluation Software Download
RX, RL78
[More details]
Functions Supported by CS+ (PDF | English, 日本語)
V8.06.00 Jul. 20, 2021 Operating Environment
e² studio
*Download
RA, RE, RX, RL78
[More details]
*See "Release notes".
(64-bit version)
2021-10
Oct. 06, 2021
(32-bit version)
V7.8.0
Apr. 20, 2020
IAR Embedded Workbench Note1 RX, RL78 Contact IAR Systems.
Flash Programming Renesas Flash Programmer V3
*Evaluation Software Download
RA, RX, RL78
[More details]
List of MCUs supported by Renesas Flash Programmer V3 (PDF | English, 日本語)
V3.09.00 Oct. 13, 2021 Operating Environment

Note:

  1. As for tools produced by partners, Contact each company directly.

FAQ

Title
List of know-how when using E1/E20 emulator in CS+ environment (CS+, E2, E2 Lite, E1, E20)
IDE and Programmer Versions Supported by the E2/E2 Lite Emulator (E2, E2 Lite)
Action required for migrating the project file (E2, E2 Lite, E1) [RX]

See all related FAQs

Target Family

As the supported devices are different depending on the software you use, refer to the "Target devices" in Release information.

descriptionDocumentation

Title language Type Format File Size Date
List of MCUs supported by Renesas Flash Programmer V3 日本語 Manual - Development Tools PDF 196 KB
E1/E20/E2 Emulator, E2 Emulator Lite Additional Document for User's Manual (Notes on Connection of RX Devices) 日本語 Manual - Development Tools PDF 1.16 MB
On-chip Debuggers Performance Property 日本語 Manual - Development Tools PDF 215 KB
E2 Emulator, E2 Emulator Lite Additional Document for User's Manual (Notes on Connection of RA Devices) Rev.3.00 日本語 Manual - Development Tools PDF 641 KB
Renesas Flash Programmer V3.08 Flash memory programming software User's Manual 日本語 Manual - Development Tools PDF 1.14 MB
E1/E20/E2 Emulator, E2 Emulator Lite Additional Document for User's Manual (Notes on Connection of RL78) 日本語 Manual - Development Tools PDF 695 KB
E1/E20 Emulator, E2 Emulator Lite Additional Document for User's Manual(Notes on Connection of RL78)(for RL78/G10, RL78/G1M, RL78/G1N) 日本語 Manual - Development Tools PDF 764 KB
CS+ V8.03.00 Integrated Development Environment User's Manual: RX Debug Tool Rev.1.00 日本語 Manual - Development Tools PDF 5.75 MB
RTE0T00020KCAC0000J User's Manual User-system Interface Cable for the E2 Emulator (20-20 pins) 日本語 Manual - Development Tools PDF 309 KB
RTE0T00020KCAC1000J User's Manual User-system Interface Cable for the E2 Emulator(20-10 pins) 日本語 Manual - Development Tools PDF 292 KB
Renesas Flash Programmer V3.06 Flash memory programming software User's Manual 日本語 Manual - Development Tools PDF 1.00 MB
E2 Emulator, E2 Emulator Lite Additional Document for User's Manual (Notes on Connection of RE Devices) 日本語 Manual - Development Tools PDF 535 KB
Low voltage OCD Board for RL78/G10 (10pin, 16pin) Rev.1.00 日本語 Manual - Development Tools PDF 683 KB
R0E000010ACB20 User's Manual (Isolator for E1 Emulator) 日本語 Manual - Development Tools PDF 327 KB
R0E000010ACB10 User's Manual (Isolator for E1 Emulator) 日本語 Manual - Development Tools PDF 1.73 MB
External Flash Definition Editor User's Manual 日本語 Manual - Development Tools PDF 2.54 MB
R0E000010CKZ11 User's Manual (Small Connector Conversion Adapter for E1 Emulator) 日本語 Manual - Development Tools PDF 178 KB
R0E000010ACB00 User's Manual (Hot-plug Adapter for E1 Emulator) Rev.1.01 日本語 Manual - Development Tools PDF 153 KB
R0E000010CKZ00 User's Manual (14-Pin to 38-Pin Conversion Adapter for E1 Emulator) 日本語 Manual - Development Tools PDF 140 KB
E2 Emulator Lite RTE0T0002LKCE00000R User's Manual 日本語 Quick Start Guide PDF 760 KB
Renesas Flash Programmer Usage from the Command Line 日本語 Application Note PDF 328 KB
RL78 Family CS+ Debugging Using Hot Plug-in Function 日本語 Application Note PDF 738 KB
On-Chip Debugging Emulator E1/E20 Application Note: CubeSuite+ Troubleshooting Guide (for RX600, RX200 Series) 日本語 Application Note PDF 573 KB
External Flash Definition Editor Application Note Creating a Custom Program 日本語 Application Note PDF 525 KB
- External Flash Definition Editor Custom Program 日本語 Sample Code ZIP 84 KB
[Featured Tool] Introducing Renesas Flash Programmer Supporting TrustZone® in RA Family 日本語 Tool News - Featured Tool PDF 193 KB
[Featured Tool] Improved debugging efficiency for the RX and RL78 families Introducing external trigger I/O function of the E2 emulator 日本語 Tool News - Featured Tool PDF 247 KB
[Notification] Get Started Fast on System Development with RXv3 Core-based RX66T Group! Introducing Our Development Software and Tools Designed to Maximize Features of RXv3 Core 日本語 Tool News - Featured Tool PDF 323 KB
[Notification] RX72T System Development Can Begin Immediately! Introducing Development Software and Tools Designed to Maximize RXv3 Core Features 日本語 Tool News - Featured Tool PDF 476 KB
[Notification] E2 Emulator Lite, an On-Chip Debugging Emulator for CS+ Integrated Development Environment 日本語 Tool News - Featured Tool PDF 362 KB
[Notification] Debugging Console Function of the RX MCUs Using On-chip Emulators: E2 Emulator Lite, E1, or E20 日本語 Tool News - Featured Tool PDF 186 KB
[Notes] On-chip Debugging Emulators E2 Emulator, E2 Emulator Lite (when connected with RA) 日本語 Tool News - Note PDF 142 KB
[Notes] E20 Emulator, E1 Emulator, E2 Emulator, E2 Emulator Lite 日本語 Tool News - Note PDF 183 KB
[Notes] CS+ Integrated Development Environment 日本語 Tool News - Note PDF 150 KB
[Notes] Renesas Flash Programmer 日本語 Tool News - Note PDF 147 KB
[Notes] CS+ Integrated Development Environment 日本語 Tool News - Note PDF 92 KB
[Notes] CS+ Integrated Development Environment 日本語 Tool News - Note PDF 127 KB
[Notes] CS+, Cubesuite+, e² studio Integrated Development Environment 日本語 Tool News - Note PDF 168 KB
[Notes] e² studio, CS+ Device Information for RX Family 日本語 Tool News - Note PDF 234 KB
[Notes] Renesas Flash Programmer V3.01.00 日本語 Tool News - Note PDF 83 KB
[Notes] CS+, CubeSuite+, and e² studio Integrated Development Environments 日本語 Tool News - Note PDF 131 KB
[Upgrade to revision] Renesas Flash Programmer V3.01.00 日本語 Tool News - Note PDF 111 KB
Note on Using the Renesas Flash Programmer V3 Software for Programing Flash Memory 日本語 Tool News - Note PDF 41 KB
Notes on Using the Renesas Flash Programmer V3 Software for Programing Flash Memory 日本語 Tool News - Note PDF 119 KB
[Notification] Renesas on-chip debugging emulators and flash programmers that support the RA4M3 group 日本語 Tool News - Notification PDF 306 KB
[Notification] Development assistance tool for capacitive touch sensor, Renesas on-chip debugging emulators and flash programmers that support the RA2L1 group 日本語 Tool News - Notification PDF 304 KB
[Notification] Renesas on-chip debugging emulators and flash programmers that support the RA6T1 group 日本語 Tool News - Notification PDF 352 KB
[Notification] Renesas Flash Programmer V3.06.01 Addition of Supported Devices and End of Device Support 日本語 Tool News - Notification PDF 28 KB
[Notification] Renesas Flash Programmer V3.06.01 Addition of Supported Devices 日本語 Tool News - Notification PDF 76 KB
[Notification] Renesas Flash Programmer V3.05.01 Addition of Supported MCUs 日本語 Tool News - Notification PDF 88 KB
[Notification] Renesas Flash Programmer V3.04.00 Addition of Supported MCUs 日本語 Tool News - Notification PDF 93 KB
[Notification] Renesas Flash Programmer V3.03.01 Addition of Support for MCUs 日本語 Tool News - Notification PDF 133 KB
[Notification] Isolator for E1 Emulator Compatible with E2 Emulator and E2 Emulator Lite 日本語 Tool News - Notification PDF 147 KB
[Notification] Addition of Support for MCUs Renesas Flash Programmer V3.02.01 日本語 Tool News - Notification PDF 132 KB
[Notification] Renesas Flash Programmer Command-Line Option Function that is Effective for Programming of Renesas MCU Containing Flash Memory 日本語 Tool News - Notification PDF 185 KB
[Notification] Addition of Support for MCUs Renesas Flash Programmer V3.02.01 日本語 Tool News - Notification PDF 139 KB
[Notification] Addition of Support for Controller to Renesas Flash Programmer V3.02.01 日本語 Tool News - Notification PDF 131 KB
[Notification] Addition of Support for MCUs by V3.01.00 of the Renesas Flash Programmer 日本語 Tool News - Notification PDF 127 KB
[Upgrade to revision] Renesas Flash Programmer V3.08.00 日本語 Tool News - Release PDF 83 KB
[Upgrade to revision] Renesas Flash Programmer V3.06.02 日本語 Tool News - Release PDF 80 KB
[Upgrade to revision] CS+ Device Information for RL78 V8.02.01 日本語 Tool News - Release PDF 130 KB
[Upgrade to revision] CS+ Device Information for RX Family V3.03.00 日本語 Tool News - Release PDF 98 KB
[Upgrade to revision] Renesas Flash Programmer V3.06.01 日本語 Tool News - Release PDF 79 KB
[Upgrade to revision] Renesas Flash Programmer V3.06.00 日本語 Tool News - Release PDF 179 KB
[Upgrade to revision] CS+ Device Information for RX Family V3.01.01 日本語 Tool News - Release PDF 78 KB
[Upgrade to revision] Renesas Flash Programmer V3.05.03 日本語 Tool News - Release PDF 87 KB
[Upgrade to revision] Renesas Flash Programmer V3.05.01 日本語 Tool News - Release PDF 96 KB
[Upgrade to revision] Renesas Flash Programmer V3.05.00 日本語 Tool News - Release PDF 105 KB
[Upgrade to revision] Renesas Flash Programmer V3.04.00 日本語 Tool News - Release PDF 100 KB
[Upgrade to revision] Renesas Flash Programmer V3.03.00 日本語 Tool News - Release PDF 102 KB
[Upgrade to revision] Renesas Flash Programmer V3.02.01 日本語 Tool News - Release PDF 90 KB
[Upgrade to revision] Renesas Flash Programmer V3.02.00 日本語 Tool News - Release PDF 87 KB
Revision of Renesas Flash Programmer to V3 日本語 Tool News - Release PDF 204 KB
Release of the E2 emulator Lite, a new on-chip debugging emulator Tool News - Release PDF 263 KB

file_downloadDownloads

Title language Type Format File Size Date
RX Family C/C++ Compiler Package V3 (without IDE) V3.02.00 日本語 Software & Tools - Evaluation Software ZIP 22.40 MB
E2 emulator, E2 emulator Lite Linux driver Software & Tools - Other ZIP 0 KB
E2 Lite Self-Checking Program V.1.00.00 日本語 Software & Tools - Other ZIP 4.91 MB
e² studio 2021-10 installer for Windows 日本語 Upgrade - IDE ZIP 1,851.66 MB
e² studio 2021-07 installer for Windows 日本語 Upgrade - IDE ZIP 1,836.21 MB
e² studio 2021-04 installer for Windows 日本語 Upgrade - IDE ZIP 1,816.26 MB
e² studio 2021-01 installer for Windows 日本語 Upgrade - IDE EXE 1,637.73 MB
CS+ Device Information for RX V3.05.00 日本語 Upgrade - IDE ZIP 129.67 MB
e² studio 2020-10 Linux Host (for RA,RZ) 日本語 Upgrade - IDE ZIP 570.25 MB
CS+ QE V9.04.00 日本語 Upgrade - IDE ZIP 4.02 MB
CS+ for CA,CX Emulator Utilities V1.03.00 日本語 Upgrade - IDE ZIP 12.67 MB
CS+ for CC Device Information for RL78 V8.04.00 日本語 Upgrade - IDE ZIP 15.80 MB
CS+ for CC Emulator Utilities V1.03.00 日本語 Upgrade - IDE ZIP 14.18 MB
CS+ Device Information for RX V3.04.00 日本語 Upgrade - IDE ZIP 129.67 MB
CS+ for CC Device Information for RL78 V8.03.00 日本語 Upgrade - IDE ZIP 15.81 MB
CS+ QE V3.03.00 日本語 Upgrade - IDE ZIP 4.03 MB
CS+ Utilities V3.05.00 日本語 Upgrade - IDE EXE 3.62 MB
USB Driver for Renesas MCU Tools V2.77.00 (for 64-bit version of Windows OS) 日本語 Upgrade - IDE ZIP 3.25 MB
USB Driver for Renesas MCU Tools(E2,E2 Lite,IE850,IE850A,PG-FP5) V2.77.00(for 32-bit version of Windows OS) 日本語 Upgrade - IDE ZIP 3.09 MB
e² studio 6.3.0 installer (Offline installer) 日本語 Upgrade - IDE ZIP 952.87 MB
CS+ for CC Emulator Utilities V1.02.00 日本語 Upgrade - IDE ZIP 10.25 MB

Specifications

Note that some functions shown here may not be supported under the IDE you use. Performance property and Connection system also vary depending on the MCU type.

Item Description
  • Connection system
  • Break function
  • Trace function
  • Memory reference and change while executing the program
  • Performance measurement
  • Hot plug-in
See On-chip Debuggers Performance Property (PDF | English, 日本語).
On-board programming Supported Note1
User interface 14pin 2.54mm pitch connector
(7614-6002: from 3M Japan, 2514-6002:from 3M Limited)
20pin 1.27mm pitch connector
(FTSH-110-01-L-DV-K: from Samtec)
10pin 1.27mm pitch connector
(FTSH-105-01-L-DV-K:from Samtec)
PC Interface USB 2.0, full speed
Target board connection Via attached user I/F cable (Connection signals vary by the target MCU type.)
Power supply Up to 200mA (3.3V)
Power voltage 1.8V to 5.5V (depending on the target MCU)
External dimension
(Except the protruding parts)
96.2 mm×52.7 mm×17.2 mm
Conformance with overseas standards European Standards: EN 55022 Class A, EN 55024
US FCC Standard: FCC part 15 Class A

Note:

  1. The E2 emulator Lite can support bit rates up to 1.5 Mbps. However, only bit rates which are selectable for the external clock of the target MCU or system of the RX family are displayed. Note that in some cases the bit rate selected for the E1 or E20 emulator will not be selectable.

Components and Optional Products

E2 Emulator Lite Body
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E2lite
USB interface cable
*Bundled
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usb-cable
User system interface cable 14-14 pins
*Bundled
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user-interfase-cable
User system interface cable 20-20 pins
*Option
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user-interfase-cable
User system interface cable 20-10 pins
*Option
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user-interfase-cable

 

System Configuration

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System Configuration

>> Refer to the system configuration in case of using the E2 emulator Lite as a flash programmer

Optional Products

Following optional products are provided to facilitate the use of the E2 emulator Lite. Please make sure to choose the products that match MCUs you use.

Note: Please read references to "E1 emulator" in the manuals for optional products as also meaning "E2 emulator Lite"

User-system Interface Cable

This cable is used to connect the E2 emulator. It can also be used for the E2 emulator Lite and PG-FP6.

  MCUs
RA RE
User-system Interface Cable for the E2 Emulator (20-20 pins)
RTE0T00020KCAC0000J
RTE0T00020KCAC0000J User's Manual User-system Interface Cable for the E2 Emulator (20-20 pins) (PDF | English, 日本語)
lens lens
User-system Interface Cable for the E2 Emulator (20-10 pins)
RTE0T00020KCAC1000J
RTE0T00020KCAC1000J User's Manual User-system Interface Cable for the E2 Emulator(20-10 pins) (PDF | English, 日本語)
lens lens

lens Available | — Not Available

Conversion Adapter

Converts the number and pitch of the pins in the connector for the connection with the emulator.

  MCUs
RX RL78
14-Pin to 38-Pin Conversion Adapter for the E1 Emulator
R0E000010CKZ00
R0E000010CKZ00 User's Manual (14-Pin to 38-Pin Conversion Adapter for E1 Emulator) (PDF | English, 日本語)
An adapter for converting the 14-pin/2.54-mm pitch connector on the head of the emulator user interface cable to a 38-pin/0.5-mm pitch connector
lens

Small Connector Conversion Adapter for the E1 Emulator
R0E000010CKZ11
R0E000010CKZ11 User's Manual (Small Connector Conversion Adapter for E1 Emulator) (PDF | English, 日本語)
An adapter for converting the 14-pin/2.54-mm pitch connector on the head of the emulator user interface cable to a 14-pin/1.27-mm pitch connector
lens lens

lens Available | — Not Available

Hot-plug Adapter

Allows you to connect the emulator without having to turn off the system (Hot Plugin).

  MCUs
RX RL78
Hot-plug Adapter for the E1 Emulator
R0E000010ACB00
R0E000010ACB00 User's Manual (Hot-plug Adapter for E1 Emulator) Rev.1.01 (PDF | English, 日本語)
An adapter that allows connection of an emulator to a running user system without turning the power off
lens Note1 lens Note1

lens Available | — Not Available

Note:

  1. Refer to On-chip Debuggers Performance Property (PDF | English, 日本語) for the applicable MCU groups.

Isolator

Enables debugging in an environment where there is a difference in potential between the user system GND and the host PC GND.

  MCUs
RX RL78
Isolator for the E1 Emulator
R0E000010ACB10
R0E000010ACB10 User's Manual (Isolator for E1 Emulator) (PDF | English, 日本語)
(For the RX or the R8C family)
lens

Isolator for the E1 Emulator
R0E000010ACB20
R0E000010ACB20 User's Manual (Isolator for E1 Emulator) (PDF | English, 日本語)
(For the RL78 or the RH850 family)

lens

lens Available | — Not Available

Low voltage OCD Board

Enables you to debug the target MCU, even if the adapter voltage is not high enough to reprogram internal Flash ROM. This product is used between the emulator and a user's system, and is united by the in-circuit connection with the user's system.

  MCUs
RL78/G10
Low voltage OCD Board for RL78/G10 (10-pin/16-pin)
R0E510Y47LVB00
Low voltage OCD Board for RL78/G10 (10pin, 16pin) Rev.1.00 (PDF | English, 日本語)
An OCD board for debugging an RL78/G10 MCU (10-pin or 16-pin) with an adapter voltage below 4.5 V
lens

lens Available | — Not Available

Design Support

E2 emulator Lite [RTE0T0002LKCE00000R] Information for Users