Microcontroller incorporating a 24-bit ΔΣ A/D converter for measuring instruments including smart meters
MCUs in the RX21A group will have advanced analog and security features such as a 24-bit Delta Sigma ADC, MPU (Memory Protection Unit), AES encryption engine (256 bit key length), temperature sensor and a real real-time clock calendar (RTCC) with auto calibration function, alarm function with up to 3 tamper inputs and a binary count mode. Zero wait states on board Flash will range from 256KB to 512KB.
Applications that will benefit from the RX21A Group includes: single-phase smart meters, three-phase smart meters, medical and industrial.
|CPU core||RX CPU General registers: 32-bit x 16
Multiplier: 32-bit multiplier Divider: Yes
Multiply-accumulator: Yes (two types: memory-to-memory operations and register-to-register operations)
Memory-protection unit (MPU)
|Maximum operating frequency||50 MHz|
|Power supply voltage||1.8 to 3.6 V|
|Program Flash||max. 512 KB|
|Data Flash||8 KB|
|SRAM||max. 64 KB|
|On-chip peripheral functions||Transfer functions||DMA controller (DMACA): 4 channels
Data transfer controller (DTCa)
|Timers||Multi-function timer pulse unit 2: 16 bits x 6 channels (MTU2a)
Port output enable 2 (POE2a)
8-bit timer (TMR): 8 bits x 2 channels x 2 units
Compare match timer (CMT): 16 bits x 2 channels x 2 units
Watchdog timer (WDTA): 14 bits
Realtime clock (RTCb)
|Communication functions||Serial communications interface (SCIc): 5 channels (1ch: IrDA x 1channel)
I2C bus interface (RIIC): 100, 80-pin:2 channels; 64-pin: 1 channel
Serial peripheral interface (RSPI): 2 channels
|Analog functions||24-bit Delta-sigma A/D converter (DSAD): 100-pin: 7 channels; 80-pin: 4 channels; 64-pin: 3 channels
10-bit A/D converter (AD): 100, 80-pin: 7 channels; 64-pin: 4 channels
10-bit D/A converter (DA): 100, 80-pin: 2 channels; 64-pin: none
ComparatorA (CMPA): 100, 80-pin: 2 channels;, 64-pin: 1 channel
ComparatorB (CMPB): 2 channels
|Encryption functions||Data Encryption Unit (DEU)|
|Safety functions||Clock Frequency Accuracy Measurement Circuit (CAC)
Data Operation Circuit (DOC)
Independent watchdog timer (IWDTa): 14 bits
Self-diagnosis Function of 10-bit ADC/AD Input Disconnection
Detection CRC Calculator (CRC)
|Clock Generation Circuit||Main clock oscillator
Low-speed on-chip oscillator (LOCO)
High-speed on-chip oscillator (HOCO)
PLL frequency synthesizer
Dedicated on-chip oscillator for the IWDT
|Others||Event link controller (ELC)
Multifunction Pin Controller (MPC)
Temperature Sensor (TEMPSa)
Power-on reset Circuit (POR)
Voltage Detection Circuit (LVD)
|On-chip debugging function||Planning|
|Low power consumption modes||4 modes
All-module clock stop mode
Software standby mode
Deep software standby mode
|Packages||PLQP0064KB-A (64-pin LFQFP,10x10mm,0.5mm pitch)
PLQP0080KB-A (80-pin LFQFP,12x12mm,0.5mm pitch)
PLQP0100KB-A (100-pin LFQFP,14x14mm,0.5mm pitch)
PTLG0100JA-A(100-pin TFLGA,7ｘ7mm,0.65mm pitch）
Pin Count / Memory Size Lineup:
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|IBIS/BSDL||IBIS standard simulation data is required for high-speed board design and can be used to run simulations to examine and troubleshoot issues such as waveform reflection, ringing, and so on, before producing the actual board.
BSDL is a data input format supported by most IEEE 1149.1 (JTAG)-compliant tools. The automatic test pattern generation (ATPG) and automatic test equipment functions of these tools facilitate testing.
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Murata Manufacturing: For IC Manufacturer, select Renesas Electronics, and enter R5F521A into the IC Part Number search box.
For Sub clock resonator :
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