The CK-RA6M5 cloud kit enables users to securely connect to the cloud and explore the features of the Cortex®-M33 based RA6M5 group of MCUs and cloud services. With multiple network connectivity options, the kit provides a seamless cloud connectivity experience to most of the global cloud service providers. The kit is equipped with an onboard ethernet PHY for ethernet connectivity and includes the DA16600 Wi-Fi-BLE combo Pmod for wireless connectivity. With the Renesas Flexible Software Package (FSP), the kit has complete software stack support using FreeRTOS, Azure RTOS and other middleware stacks, thereby making it an ideal platform for efficiently developing cloud solutions and greatly reducing the time-to-market.

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  • CK-RA6M5 v2 baseboard
  • Wi-Fi with US159-DA16600EVZ PMOD
  • Ethernet
  • USB Full Speed Host and Device
  • Sensors:
    • Humidity and Temperature
    • Indoor Air Quality Index
    • Outdoor Air Quality Index
    • Heart rate, blood oxygen saturation (SpO2), respiration rate
    • Barometric Pressure
    • 6 axis Motion Tracking
  • 2 MEMS Microphones
  • Battery connector for portability
  • Arduino™ (Uno R3) connector
  • USB Type-C power connector
  • On-board MCU
    • RF7A6M5BH3CFC microcontroller
    • 200MHz, Arm® Cortex®-M33 core
    • 2MB Code Flash, 512KB SRAM
    • 176 pins, LQFP package
  • Ecosystem
    • MCU and Pmod current measurement points
    • 5V input through USB or external power supply
    • USB-serial converter
    • Debug on-board (SEGGER J-Link)
    • 4 user LEDS
    • One user button
    • 2 Digilent Pmod™ (SPI/UART/I2C: Type-6A and Type-2A) connectors



Design & Development

Software & Tools

Software & Tools

Software title
Software type
Flexible Software Package (FSP)
FSP is an enhanced software package designed to provide easy-to-use, scalable, high-quality software for embedded system designs using Renesas RA Family of Arm Microcontrollers. Note: FSP with e² studio Installer (Platform Installer) will install the e² studio tool, FSP packs, GCC toolchain, and Segger J-Link drivers required to use this software. No additional installations are required.
Software Package Renesas
QuickConnect Platform
QuickConnect platform enables fast prototyping by providing compatible hardware and software building blocks.
Software and Hardware Development Tools Renesas
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Software Downloads

Type Title Date
PCB Design Files ZIP 77.80 MB
PCB Design Files ZIP 60.57 MB
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Sample Code

Related Boards & Kits

Boards & Kits

Cloud Kits with Wi-Fi or Cellular Connectivity

Watch a short overview of the Renesas CK-RA6M5 and CK-RX-65N certified cellular-to-cloud IoT development kits to see how they can simplify solution prototyping for your next IoT design. Visit renesas.com/cloudsolutions to get started.