The luminescence of LED lighting can be easily adjusted by an application on your smartphone. This is achieved by using the RL78/G1D Bluetooth® low energy (BLE) microcontroller to connect to your smartphone.

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  • Main control board includes the RL78/G1D BLE module
  • The Flash ROM size of RL78/G1D is 256KB and the RAM size is 20KB
  • Peripheral board includes the power supply circuit, RGB LED and RGB LED driver circuit
  • RGB LED driver circuit is achieved through 3 channel transistors with 4 sets of RGB LEDs connected in parallel to increase the brightness
  • Connects to a smartphone application

Documentation & Downloads

Title Other Languages Type Format File Size Date
Datasheets & Errata
RL78/G1D Datasheet 日本語 Datasheet PDF 927 KB
User Guides & Manuals
RL78/G1D User's Manual: Evaluation Board 日本語 Manual PDF 3.30 MB
RL78/G1D LED Lighting Batch Download Sample Code ZIP 1.54 MB
Renesas RL78 Family Microcontrollers Brochure 日本語 Flyer PDF 5.89 MB