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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RA Kits

MCU Evaluation Kits

Effortlessly evaluate different features of RA MCUs while enjoying an unparalleled innovation experience. Shorten the learning curve and take your products to market faster.

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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.

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. Participating RA Family products are available for up to 15 years.

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Renesas Product Longevity Program (PLP) 15 Years

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
   

RA6T2

240MHz Cortex-M33, 512KB Flash, PWM, PGA, Motor Accelerator, CAN-FD, SCE5

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-M23, 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

 

Documentation

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Videos & Training

News & Blog Posts

5 Reasons Why the RA6M5 is the Perfect MCU for Your Secure Platform Design Blog Post Mar 20, 2021
Arm Cortex-M85 Is Here, Is Your IoT Design Ready? Blog Post Apr 28, 2022
Find the right MCU with your fingertip! Blog Post May 14, 2021
Introduction of Evaluation Environment of BLDC Motor with Inductive Position Sensor IC (IPS2200) by RA6T2 Blog Post Oct 20, 2022
New Entry-level RA Family RA2E2 MCU Group for DDR5 DIMM LED Control Application Blog Post Oct 13, 2021
New Entry-line RA Family RA2E1 MCU Group for Low-cost, Low Power and Space-constrained Applications Blog Post Jan 23, 2021
New RA2L1 MCU group with Enhanced Capacitive Touch for advanced HMI Blog Post Dec 2, 2020
New RA6M5 Group from Renesas Completes Mainstream Line of RA6 Series Arm Cortex M33-Based MCUs News
New “Renesas Ready Partner Network” Delivers Commercial-Grade, Performance-Optimized Building Blocks For RA, RX and RL78 MCU Lines With A Powerful Community of Trusted Technology Partners News
NIST Certifications and Tests Provide Security Solution Confidence Blog Post May 18, 2022
Renesas Adds New Entry-Line RA2E1 MCU Group to RA Family to Address Cost-Sensitive and Space-Constrained Applications News
Renesas Announces Development of Next-Generation Wireless MCUs Supporting New Bluetooth® 5.3 Low Energy Specification News
Renesas Electronics Unveils RA Family of 32-Bit Arm Cortex-M Microcontrollers with Superior Performance and Advanced Security for Intelligent IoT Applications News
Renesas Expands Low-Power Industrial and IoT Applications Reach With New RA4M2 MCU Group in Arm Cortex-Based MCU Family News
Renesas Extends Arm Cortex-Based MCU Family with RA4M3 MCU Group for Industrial and IoT Applications News
Renesas Extends Bluetooth 5.0 Connectivity to RA Family of 32-Bit MCUs with Arm Cortex-M Core News
Renesas Extends IoT Security Leadership With PSA Certified Level 2 and SESIP Certification for RA Family Devices News
Renesas Extends RA MCU Family with RA6T1 MCU Group for Motor Control and AI-based Endpoint Predictive Maintenance News
Renesas Extends Support for Microsoft Azure RTOS Across 32-bit MCU Families with Simple Licensing for Secure Embedded IoT Development News
Renesas Introduces Industry’s Highest Performance Entry-Line MCUs News
Renesas Introduces RA6T2 MCUs for Next-Generation Motor Control in Inverter Appliances, Building Automation and Industrial Drives News
Renesas Launches Cellular-to-Cloud IoT Development Platforms Powered by RA and RX MCU Families News
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
Renesas RA Family MCUs Achieve CAVP Certification for Comprehensive Suite of Cryptographic Algorithms News
Renesas secure key installation with free of charge DLM service Blog Post Oct 11, 2022
Renesas Will Demonstrate the First Working Silicon Based on the Recently Debuted Arm Cortex-M85 Processor News
Renesas’ New RA MCU Group Delivers Ultra-Low Power, Innovative Peripheral Functions In Tiny Package News
Small Prototyping Board Delivers Big Ideas Blog Post Jun 8, 2022
The Data Transfer Controller – a flexible way to transfer data Blog Post Nov 22, 2022
The RA MCU Family is Made to Help Solve Your Design Challenges Blog Post Sep 25, 2021
Three Reasons You'll Want to Use Our Flexible Software Package for Your IoT Designs Blog Post Nov 15, 2022
TrustZone Implementation Overview and Pitfalls Blog Post Oct 12, 2022
Use the Latest Technology in Your Next BLDC Motor Control Design Blog Post Dec 6, 2021
What’s New in Bluetooth® 5.3 Low Energy Blog Post Oct 19, 2021
What’s up DOC? A smart way to manage smart peripherals Blog Post Oct 21, 2022
Would You Like to Use a LoRa®-Based Solution from Renesas to Develop IoT Applications with Low Power Consumption? Blog Post Oct 25, 2022
You Can Choose any Microcontroller as Long as it is a Renesas RA Microcontroller Blog Post Feb 2, 2021
Your Year to Design Secure, Connected, Scalable IoT Products with the RA Family of MCUs Blog Post Aug 2, 2022