Overview

Description

The Renesas RA4W1 is the first Bluetooth® 5.0 Low Energy fully compliant with 2Mbit High-Throughput (HT) and Long Range support in a single chip MCU of Renesas RA4 product series for IoT applications that require a high-performance Arm® Cortex®-M4 core at a very attractive price point. The RA4W1 is built on a highly efficient low power process and is supported by an open and flexible ecosystem concept, called Flexible Software Package (FSP), using FreeRTOS as base. The RA4W1 MCU has full function support for Bluetooth 5.0 Low Energy long-range and mesh networking, and provides excellent reception performance. RA4W1 is geared towards IoT application requiring Security, large embedded RAM and low power consumption.

Features

  • 48MHz Arm® Cortex®-M4
  • 512kB Flash Memory and 96kB SRAM
  • 8kB Data Flash to store data as in EEPROM
  • 7x7 mm QFN 56-pin package
  • Capacitive touch sensing unit
  • Segment LCD controller
  • USB 2.0 Full Speed module supporting host and device mode
  • CAN 2.0B
  • SCI (UART, Simple SPI, Simple I2C)
  • SPI/ I2C multimaster interface
  • 2.4 GHz radio with Bluetooth 5.0 Low Energy
  • LE 1M, 2M, Coded PHY, and LE advertising extension
  • Secure Crypto Engine (AES128 / 256, GHASH, TRNG)

Applications

Applications

  • Security (fire detection, burglar detection, panel control)
  • Metering (electricity, automated meter reading)
  • Industry (robotics, door openers, sewing machines, vending machines, UPS)
  • Health and wearables body sensors
  • Smart home and remote control toys

Documentation

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Datasheet
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Manual - Hardware
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Quick Start Guide
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Certificate
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General Reliability Literature
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Guide
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Manual - Development Tools
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Product Change Notice
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Product Reliability Report
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Design & Development

Software & Tools

Software & Tools

E2 emulator Lite [RTE0T0002LKCE00000R]On-chip debugging emulator. Also available as a flash memory programmer. [Support MCU/MPU: RA, RE, RL78, RX] Emulator Renesas
E2 emulator [RTE0T00020KCE00000R]On-chip debugging emulator. Also available as a flash memory programmer. [Support MCU/MPU: RA, RE, RH850, R-Car D1, RL78, RX]Downloads: Emulator Renesas
e² studioEclipse-based Renesas integrated development environment (IDE). [Support MCU/MPU: RA, RE, RX, RL78, RH850, Renesas Synergy, RZ] Downloads: IDE and Coding Tool Renesas
E2 Emulator (With Programming Function)On-chip debugging emulator available as a flash memory programmer [Available flash programming software: Renesas Flash Programmer] [Support MCU/MPU and devices: RE, RX, RL78, RH850, Power Management, Renesas USB Power Delivery Family, ICs for Motor Driver/Actuator Driver] Programmer (Unit/SW) Renesas
E2 Emulator Lite (With Programming Function)On-chip debugging emulator available as a flash memory programmer [Available flash programming software: Renesas Flash Programmer] [Support MCU/MPU and devices: RX, RL78, Power Management, Renesas USB Power Delivery Family, ICs for Motor Driver/Actuator Driver] Programmer (Unit/SW) Renesas
PG-FP6Flash memory programmer [Programming software: Dedicated GUI-based software, the "FP6 Terminal"] [Support MCU/MPU and devices: RA, RE, RX, RL78, RH850, Renesas Synergy, Power Management, Renesas USB Power Delivery Family, ICs for Motor Driver/Actuator Driver, SuperH RISC engine, V850, 78K, R8C]Downloads: Programmer (Unit/SW) Renesas
Renesas Flash Programmer (Programming GUI)Flash memory programming software [Support MCU/MPU and devices: RA, RE, RX, RL78, RH850, Renesas Synergy, Power Management, Renesas USB Power Delivery Family, ICs for Motor Driver/Actuator Driver, V850, 78KR, 78K0]Downloads: Programmer (Unit/SW) Renesas
Sensor Software Modules for Renesas MCU PlatformsMiddleware (FIT module and FSP module) and sample software packages that enable control and data acquisition for Renesas sensor products. Downloads: Sensor Renesas
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.Downloads: Software Package Renesas
QE for BLE: Development Assistance Tool for Bluetooth® Low EnergyDebugging support tool that specializes in Bluetooth® Low Energy system development [Plugin for Renesas IDE "e2 studio"] [Support MCU/MPU: RA, RX, RL78]Downloads: Solution Toolkit Renesas
QE for Capacitive Touch: Development Assistance Tool for Capacitive Touch SensorsIn developing embedded system using the capacitive touch sensor of RA family and RX family MCUs, you can easily setup initial configurations of the touch interface as well as process the tuning of sensors, and reduce development time. [Plugin for Renesas IDE "e2 studio"] Downloads: Solution Toolkit Renesas

Software Downloads

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Sample Code

Sample Code

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[Software=RA Flexible Software Package|v4.1.0],[Toolchains=GNU Arm Embedded|10.3.1.20210824]
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Compiler: GNU ARM Embedded
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[Software=FSP|v4.0.0;RX Driver Package|v1.35],[Toolchains=GNU ARM Embedded|v10.3.1.20210824;CC-RX|v3.02.00;GNURX|8.3.0.202004;CC-RL|v1.10.00;GNURL|4.9.2.202103;]
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Compiler: CC-RX, CC-RL, ICCRX, ICCRL78, GNURL78, GNURX, ICCARM, GNU ARM Embedded
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[Software=RA Flexible Software Package|v4.1.0],[Toolchains=GNU Arm Embedded|10.3-2021.10]
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[Software=RA Flexible Software Package|v4.1.0],[Toolchains=GNU Arm Embedded|10.3-2021.10]
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[Software=RA Flexible Software Package|v4.1.0],[Toolchains=GNU Arm Embedded|v10.3.1.20210824]
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Compiler: GNU ARM Embedded
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[Software=RA Flexible Software Package|v4.1.0],[Toolchains=GNU Arm Embedded|10.3-2021.10]
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Compiler: GNU ARM Embedded
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[Software=FSP|v4.0.0;RX Driver Package|v1.35],[Toolchains=GNU ARM Embedded|v10.3.1.20210824;CC-RX|v3.02.00;GNURX|8.3.0.202004;CC-RL|v1.10.00;GNURL|4.9.2.202103;]
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Compiler: CC-RX, CC-RL, ICCRX, ICCRL78, GNURL78, GNURX, ICCARM, GNU ARM Embedded
Function: Communication Interface, Application Example
IDE: e2 studio, IAR EWRX, IAR EWRL78, IAR EWARM
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[Software=FSP|v4.0.0;RX Driver Package|v1.35],[Toolchains=GNU ARM Embedded|v10.3.1.20210824;CC-RX|v3.02.00;GNURX|8.3.0.202004;CC-RL|v1.10.00;GNURL|4.9.2.202103;]
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Compiler: CC-RL, CC-RX, GNU ARM Embedded, GNURX, ICCARM, ICCRX, ICCRL78, GNURL78
Function: Communication Interface, Application Example
IDE: CS+, e2 studio, IAR EWRX, IAR EWARM, IAR EWRL78
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[Software=FSP|v4.0.0],[Toolchains=GNU ARM Embedded|v10.3.1.20210824]
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Compiler: GNU ARM Embedded
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This application project discusses the considerations for securing Data at Rest in an embedded system and provides guidelines on how to use the Security MPU hardware feature of the RA Family MCUs to implement a secure Data at Rest solution.
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[Software=FSP|v3.7.0],[Toolchains=GNU ARM Embedded|v10.3.1.20210824]
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Function: Application Example, Communication Interface, Driver or Library, OS
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[Toolchains=GCC Arm Embedded|9.2.1.20191025] [Software=RA FSP|v1.1.0]
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Videos & Training

Introducing the Renesas RA Family of 32-Bit Microcontrollers

The Renesas RA Family of 32-bit MCUs is designed to help device developers create the next generation of secure IoT devices. They are low power, have a wide variety of peripherals and connectivity options, and sport the latest HMI to help end customers have an immersive experience.

Pin Count / Memory Size

Flash: 512kB
RAM: 96kB
Pin Count
Package
Size
Pitch
56-pin
QFN
7x7mm
0.5mm