The EK-RA4W1 evaluation kit enables users to effortlessly evaluate the features of the RA4W1 MCU Group and develop embedded systems applications using Renesas' Flexible Software Package (FSP) and various IDEs.

Getting Started

Running the Quick Start Example Project

  1. Power up the EK-RA4W1 board through the USB debug port (J11) using the micro USB device cable connected to a 5V power source. The green power LED will light up.
  2. The Quick Start example project will begin to execute blinking the red user LED.
  3. Refer to the EK-RA4W1 – Quick Start Guide (ZIP) to explore additional functionality of the Quick Start example project.

Developing Embedded Applications

  1. Modifying the Quick Start example project – Refer to the EK-RA4W1 Quick Start Guide for instructions on importing, modifying and building the Quick Start example project.
  2. Start with one of the many other example projects – Choose from many example projects to learn about different peripherals of the RA4W1 MCU group. These example projects can serve as excellent starting points for you to develop your custom applications.

Building Custom Hardware

  1. Start by building a functional prototype - Utilize the EK-RA4W1 board with your choice of ecosystem add-ons.
  2. Build custom hardware – Develop custom hardware by referring to the design and manufacturing information provided in the EK-RA4W1 design package.

Certifications

The EK-RA4W1 kit meets several certifications/standards. Refer to the for the disclaimer, precautions and details on the certifications.

Features

  • Kit Contents: EK-RA4W1 board
  • MCU Native Pin Access
    • R7FA4W1AD2CNG MCU
    • 48MHz, Arm Cortex®-M4 core
    • 512kB Code Flash, 96kB SRAM
    • 56 pins, QFN package
    • MCU headers: 28 pins x2
    • MCU current measurement points
  • Ecosystem & System Control Access
    • USB Full Speed device
    • 5V input through USB debug
    • Debug on-board (Segger J-Link®)
    • One Digilent PmodTM (SPI)
    • User LED
    • Mechanical user button
    • MCU boot configuration jumper
    • ArduinoTM UNO connector

Product Options

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Documentation & Downloads

Title Other Languages Type Format File Size Date
User Guides & Manuals
EK-RA4W1 User's Manual 日本語 Manual PDF 923 KB
Application Notes & White Papers
EK-RA4W1 Example Project Bundle Application Note PDF 72 KB
- EK-RA4W1 Example Project Bundle Application Note PDF 72 KB
- EK-RA4W1 – Quick Start Guide Application Note PDF 1.23 MB
EK-RA4W1 – Quick Start Guide Application Note PDF 1.23 MB
Downloads
- EK-RA4W1 Example Project Bundle Sample Code ZIP 2.93 MB
EK-RA4W1 Example Project Bundle Sample Code ZIP 2.93 MB
EK-RA4W1v0 - Design Package 日本語 Software ZIP 1.34 MB
Other
EK-RA4W1 – Quick Start Guide Others ZIP 1.71 MB
- EK-RA4W1 – Quick Start Guide Others ZIP 1.71 MB
RA4W1 Group Flyer 日本語 Flyer PDF 381 KB
RA Family Flyer 日本語 Flyer PDF 391 KB
An Introduction to Renesas Advanced (RA) MCU Kits Others PPSX 11.05 MB

Software / Tools

Title Type Description Company
Flexible Software Package (FSP) Software Package 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). FSP provides production ready peripheral drivers, FreeRTOS and middleware stacks to take advantage of the FSP ecosystem. Renesas
e² studio IDE and Coding Tool Eclipse-based Renesas integrated development environment (IDE). (Note: You need to install compiler separately as an additional software) Renesas

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