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Delivering the Promise of a Secure, Connected and Intelligent IoT

The flexible Renesas Advanced (RA) 32-bit microcontrollers (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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Renesas RA Family Partner Ecosystem

Renesas RA Partner Ecosystem

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.

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RA Flexible Software Package

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).

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Official Renesas RA Family Beginner's Guide

RA Family Beginner's Guide

This step-by-step guide takes you from the basics about the Flexible Software Package (FSP) and the RA toolchain to creating a project with the EK-RA6M4 Evaluation Kit from scratch.

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Product Longevity Program (PLP)

Renesas offers the Product Longevity Program (PLP) to help customers select the most appropriate part for applications that require long life cycles.

Renesas RA Family MCU Portfolio

Series Groups

RA8

240MHz~
         

RA6

~240MHz

RA6M3

120MHz Cortex-M4, ~2MB Flash Ethernet, USBHS, CAN, Graphics, JPEG, TFT LCD, SCE7

RA6M5

200MHz Cortex-M33, ~2MB Flash TrustZone, Ethernet, USBFS+, USBHS, CAN-FD, Octa SPI, SCE9
       

RA6M2

120MHz Cortex-M4, ~1MB Flash Ethernet, USBFS, CAN, SCE7

RA6M4

200MHz Cortex-M33, ~1MB Flash TrustZone, Ethernet, USBFS, CAN, Octa SPI, SCE9

RA6E1

200MHz Cortex-M33, ~1MB Flash TrustZone, Ethernet, USBFS, CAN
     

RA6M1

120MHz Cortex-M4, 512KB Flash USBFS, CAN, SCE7
       

RA6T1

120MHz Cortex-M4, 512KB Flash PWM, PGA, CMP, SCE7

RA4

~100MHz
 

RA4M3

100MHz Cortex-M33, ~1MB Flash TrustZone, USBFS, CAN, SCE9
   

RA4W1

48MHz Cortex-M4, 512KB Flash, Bluetooth, USBFS, CAN, Segment LCD, CTSU Touch Sensing
 

RA4M1

48MHz Cortex-M4, 256KB Flash USBFS, CAN, Seg. LCD, CTSU Touch Sensing, 14bit SAR ADC, SCE5

RA4M2

100MHz Cortex-M33, ~512KB Flash TrustZone, USBFS, CAN, SCE9

RA4E1

100MHz Cortex-M33, ~512KB Flash TrustZone, USBFS, CAN
     

RA2

~60MHz
 

RA2L1

48MHz Cortex-M23, ~256KB Flash CAN, CTSU Touch Sensing

RA2E2

48MHz Cortex-M23, ~64KB Flash I3C, WLCSP, 125degC

RA2A1

48MHz Cortex-M4, 256KB Flash USBFS, CAN, CTSU Touch Sensing, 24bit SD-ADC, 16bit SAR ADC
   
   

RA2E1

48MHz Cortex-M23, ~128KB Flash CTSU Touch Sensing, WLCSP
     
  Mainstream Line / Low Power Entry Line Rich Analog Wireless Motor Control

 

descriptionDocumentation

Title language Type Format File Size Date
User Guides & Manuals
Official Renesas RA Family Beginner's Guide
Related Files: Sample Code
日本語, 简体中文 Guide PDF 19.27 MB
Application Notes & White Papers
Renesas RA Family Tracealyzer® for FreeRTOS Debugging Application Note 日本語 Application Note PDF 1.72 MB
Azure RTOS TraceX for Azure RTOS ThreadX Debugging 日本語 Application Note PDF 757 KB
Partner RTOS Aware Debugging for RA Application Note PDF 830 KB
Bring Fast, Accurate Multitouch User Interfaces to Your Designs 日本語, 简体中文 White Paper PDF 660 KB
Predictive Maintenance Solution for Motor Control White Paper PDF 1018 KB
High-Performance Motor Control Made Quick and Simple with Optimized Arm Microcontroller, Tools, and Code White Paper PDF 1.98 MB
The Benefits of Using Arm® TrustZone® in Your Design 日本語, 简体中文 White Paper PDF 1.38 MB
Secure Internet Communication for IoT Applications 日本語, 简体中文 White Paper PDF 196 KB
Securing your IP and Protecting Sensitive Data 日本語, 简体中文 White Paper PDF 178 KB
Security for the Connected World 日本語, 简体中文 White Paper PDF 169 KB
How to Solve the 6 Top Security Challenges of Embedded IoT Design 日本語, 简体中文 White Paper PDF 660 KB
Other
RA Family Brochure 日本語 Brochure PDF 4.69 MB
Renesas RA Family of 32-bit MCUs with Arm® Cortex®-M Core Flyer 日本語 Flyer PDF 391 KB
QFN Mounting Manual 日本語, 简体中文 Other PDF 3.19 MB

printNews & Additional Resources

Type Date
Renesas’ New RA MCU Group Delivers Ultra-Low Power, Innovative Peripheral Functions In Tiny Package News Oct 13, 2021
Renesas Introduces Industry’s Highest Performance Entry-Line MCUs News Oct 1, 2021
Renesas Extends Support for Microsoft Azure RTOS Across 32-bit MCU Families with Simple Licensing for Secure Embedded IoT Development News Jun 16, 2021
New RA6M5 Group from Renesas Completes Mainstream Line of RA6 Series Arm Cortex M33-Based MCUs News Apr 1, 2021
Renesas Extends IoT Security Leadership With PSA Certified Level 2 and SESIP Certification for RA Family Devices News Mar 10, 2021
Renesas Expands Low-Power Industrial and IoT Applications Reach With New RA4M2 MCU Group in Arm Cortex-Based MCU Family News Feb 4, 2021
Renesas Adds New Entry-Line RA2E1 MCU Group to RA Family to Address Cost-Sensitive and Space-Constrained Applications News Jan 28, 2021
Renesas Extends Arm Cortex-Based MCU Family with RA4M3 MCU Group for Industrial and IoT Applications News Dec 10, 2020
Renesas RA Family Adds Ultra-Low Power RA2L1 MCU Group with Advanced Capacitive Touch Sensing for Cost-Effective, Energy-Efficient IoT Node HMI Applications News Dec 3, 2020
Renesas Extends RA MCU Family with RA6T1 MCU Group for Motor Control and AI-based Endpoint Predictive Maintenance News Oct 28, 2020
Renesas Extends Bluetooth 5.0 Connectivity to RA Family of 32-Bit MCUs with Arm Cortex-M Core News May 8, 2020
Renesas Electronics Unveils RA Family of 32-Bit Arm Cortex-M Microcontrollers with Superior Performance and Advanced Security for Intelligent IoT Applications News Oct 9, 2019