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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. 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

  • 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

starFeatured Documents

descriptionDocumentation

Title language Type Format File Size Date
Datasheets & Errata
star Renesas RA4W1 Group Datasheet Datasheet PDF 1.52 MB
- Renesas RA2A1 Group Datasheet Datasheet PDF 1.22 MB
User Guides & Manuals
star Renesas RA4W1 Group User's Manual: Hardware 日本語 Manual - Hardware PDF 16.39 MB
E2 Emulator, E2 Emulator Lite Additional Document for User's Manual (Notes on Connection of RA Devices) Rev.3.00 日本語 Manual - Development Tools PDF 641 KB
EK-RA4W1 User's Manual 日本語 Manual - Development Tools PDF 1.12 MB
- Renesas RA2A1 Group User's Manual: Hardware 日本語 Manual - Hardware PDF 15.97 MB
Technical Updates
RA2A1 Group, RA2L1 Group, RA2E1 Group, RA4M1 Group, RA4W1 Group, addition of SPI Data Control Register (SPDCR) bit 日本語 Technical Update PDF 460 KB
RA2A1 Group, RA4M1 Group, RA4W1 Group, RA6M1 Group, RA6M2 Group, RA6M3 Group, addition of CTSU register bits (CTSUERRS) 日本語 Technical Update PDF 497 KB
RA2A1 Group, RA4M1 Group, RA4W1 Group, correction of Clock generation circuit specifications for the clock sources 日本語 Technical Update PDF 112 KB
RA4W1 Group, Modification of Table 1.12 Product list 日本語 Technical Update PDF 108 KB
RA2A1 Group, RA2L1 Group, RA2E1 Group, RA4M1 Group, RA4W1 Group, RA6M1 Group, RA6M2 Group, RA6M3 Group, RA6T1 Group, Note on ALeRASE command 日本語 Technical Update PDF 152 KB
RA family, Addition of register definition for Flash 日本語 Technical Update PDF 139 KB
Errata for User's Manual: Hardware for HOCO (TN-RA-A0005A/E) 日本語 Technical Update PDF 113 KB
Application Notes & White Papers
Bluetooth Low Energy Smartphone Application Example TryBT for Android
Related Files: Sample Code
日本語 Application Note PDF 2.54 MB
Bluetooth Low Energy Smartphone Application Example TryBT for iOS
Related Files: Sample Code
日本語 Application Note PDF 6.40 MB
RA4W1 Group - Bluetooth Low Energy Application Developer's Guide Application Note PDF 2.75 MB
RA4W1 Group Apple Notification Center Service Sample Program Application Note
Related Files: Sample Code
日本語 Application Note PDF 1.12 MB
FS2012 Sample application
Related Files: Sample Code
日本語 Application Note PDF 2.87 MB
HS300x Sample application
Related Files: Sample Code
日本語 Application Note PDF 3.41 MB
ZMOD4xxx Sample application
Related Files: Sample Code
日本語 Application Note PDF 4.09 MB
EK-RA4W1 Example Project Bundle
Related Files: Sample Code
Application Note PDF 80 KB
RA4W1 Group - Various PHY connection sample application with advertising extension Application Note PDF 680 KB
Bluetooth LE microcomputer / module Windows 10 Bluetooth LE Application Rev.1.00
Related Files: Sample Code
日本語 Application Note PDF 1.62 MB
RA family BLE sample application Rev.1.03
Related Files: Sample Code
Application Note PDF 3.27 MB
RA4 Quick Design Guide Application Note PDF 1.46 MB
RA4W1 Group Voice Recognition Demonstration(Voice Trigger Middleware) 日本語 Application Note PDF 865 KB
RA4W1 Group Voice Recognition Demonstration(AmiVoiceMicro) 日本語 Application Note PDF 952 KB
RA4W1 High Data throughput sample application
Related Files: Sample Code
Application Note PDF 1009 KB
Renesas RA Security Design with Arm® TrustZone® - IP Protection
Related Files: Sample Code
Application Note PDF 2.67 MB
Bluetooth LE MCU Bluetooth Test Tool Suite operating instructions Application Note Rev.1.05 日本語 Application Note PDF 3.15 MB
- Bluetooth LE MCU Bluetooth Test Tool Suite operating instructions Application Note Rev.1.05 - Sample Code 日本語 Sample Code ZIP 23.51 MB
Bluetooth LE microcomputer / module Bluetooth qualification acquisition Application Note Rev.1.40 日本語 Application Note PDF 1.15 MB
Secure Crypto Engine Operational Modes Application Note PDF 173 KB
Capacitive Sensor Microcontrollers CTSU Capacitive Touch Electrode Design Guide Rev.1.00 日本語 Application Note PDF 2.72 MB
Bluetooth® Low Energy microcomputer Design Guidelines for a Pattern Antenna Application Note (R01AN3134EJ0105) Rev.1.05 日本語 Application Note PDF 2.93 MB
Renesas RA Family QE for BLE Usage for IAR EWARM Application Note PDF 1.83 MB
RA4W1 group Environmental sensor network solution control sample software for building / HVAC
Related Files: Sample Code
日本語 Application Note PDF 5.09 MB
Improving the Quality of Healthcare Delivery via Bluetooth® Low Energy and the Renesas RA4W1 MCU White Paper PDF 393 KB
RA Family IEC 60730/60335 Self Test Library for RA MCU (CM4_CM23)
Related Files: Sample Code
日本語 Application Note PDF 1.73 MB
Securing Data at Rest Utilizing the Renesas Security MPU
Related Files: Sample Code
Application Note PDF 1.48 MB
RA Azure IoT Cloud Connectivity Solution
Related Files: Sample Code
Application Note PDF 1.78 MB
Renesas RA Securing Data at Rest Using the Arm® TrustZone®
Related Files: Sample Code
Application Note PDF 870 KB
Migrating Projects to New FSP Version Application Note PDF 645 KB
RA4W1 Group Bluetooth LE Profile API Document User's Manual (R11UM0154EJ0100)
Related Files: Other
日本語 Application Note PDF 314 KB
Host Controller Interface Firmware
Related Files: Sample Code
Application Note PDF 351 KB
Public BD Address Writing Tool
Related Files: Sample Code
Application Note PDF 140 KB
RA4W1 Group Guidelines for 2.4 GHz Wireless Board Design Application Note PDF 680 KB
RA4W1 Group Testing for Certification of Compliance with the Radio Law (Japan) 日本語 Application Note PDF 941 KB
Tuning Procedure of Bluetooth Dedicated Clock Frequency
Related Files: Sample Code
Application Note PDF 1.07 MB
RA4W1 Group Bluetooth Low Energy Profile Developer's Guide Application Note PDF 1.31 MB
RA Family Using QE and FSP to Develop Capacitive Touch Application 日本語 Application Note PDF 963 KB
Renesas RA Family Flash Memory Programming Application Note PDF 1.85 MB
Renesas RA Family System Specifications for Standard Boot Firmware Application Note PDF 749 KB
PCNs & PDNs
Unification of a JEDEC tray and a embossed carrier tape for LQFP package (Additional Information & Correction) 日本語 Product Change Notice PDF 4.86 MB
Unification of a JEDEC tray and a embossed carrier tape for LQFP package ( PC-WRP-A001B/E ) 日本語 Product Change Notice PDF 3.74 MB
Unification of a JEDEC tray and a embossed carrier tape for LQFP package ( PC-WRP-A001A/E ) 日本語 Product Change Notice PDF 1.46 MB
Tool News
[Upgrade to revision] Programming GUI for PG-FP6 Flash Memory Programmer (FP6 Terminal) V1.05.01 日本語 Tool News - Release PDF 57 KB
[Notification] Flash Programmer Survey Invitation 日本語 Tool News - Notification PDF 29 KB
[Upgrade to revision] Programming GUI for PG-FP6 Flash Memory Programmer (FP6 Terminal) V1.05.00 日本語 Tool News - Release PDF 72 KB
[Upgrade to revision] Solution Toolkit QE for BLE[RA] V1.1.0: Development Assistance Tool for Bluetooth® Low Energy 日本語 Tool News - Release PDF 105 KB
[Upgrade to revision] Programming GUI for PG-FP6 Flash Memory Programmer (FP6 Terminal) V1.04.02 日本語 Tool News - Release PDF 74 KB
[Notification] Renesas Flash Programmer V3.06.01 Addition of Supported Devices and End of Device Support 日本語 Tool News - Notification PDF 28 KB
[Upgrade to revision] Programming GUI for PG-FP6 Flash Memory Programmer (FP6 Terminal) V1.04.01 日本語 Tool News - Release PDF 73 KB
[Released on the Web] Solution Toolkit QE for BLE[RA] V1.0.0: Development Assistance Tool for Bluetooth® Low Energy 日本語 Tool News - Release PDF 487 KB
Other
RA Family Brochure 日本語 Brochure PDF 4.69 MB
Wireless Products Brochure 日本語 Brochure PDF 4.35 MB
EK-RA4W1v1 - Design Package Schematic ZIP 1.39 MB
RA family BLE sample application Other ZIP 61 KB
QE for BLE [RA] V1.1.0 Release Note 日本語 Release Note PDF 141 KB
RA4W1 Group Bluetooth LE Profile API Document User's Manual
Related Files: Application Note
日本語 Other ZIP 6.08 MB
QE for BLE[RA] V1.0.0 Release Note 日本語 Release Note PDF 131 KB
RA4W1 Group Flyer 日本語 Flyer PDF 381 KB
[Flyer] E2Emulator[RTE0T00020KCE00000R] 日本語, 简体中文 Flyer PDF 381 KB
Renesas Software and Tools Flash Memory Programmer PG-FP6 日本語, 简体中文 Flyer PDF 417 KB
Renesas RA Family of 32-bit MCUs with Arm® Cortex®-M Core Flyer 日本語 Flyer PDF 391 KB
Building Automation Brochure 日本語 Brochure PDF 6.65 MB
Semiconductor Package Mount Manual 日本語, 简体中文 Other PDF 10.28 MB
Semiconductor Reliability Handbook 日本語 General Reliability Literature PDF 14.70 MB

file_downloadDownloads

Title language Type Format File Size Date
Software
Segger emWin v614d - Documentation, Tools and Samples Library ZIP 82.99 MB
Segger emWin v614a - Documentation, Tools and Samples Library ZIP 79.34 MB
QE for BLE[RA] V1.0.0 : A Dedicated Tool for Bluetooth® low energy. 日本語 Software & Tools - Other ZIP 9.82 MB
Sample Code
Bluetooth Low Energy Smartphone Application Example TryBT for Android - Sample Code
Related Files: Application Note
日本語 Sample Code ZIP 8.55 MB
Bluetooth Low Energy Smartphone Application Example TryBT for iOS - Sample Code
Related Files: Application Note
日本語 Sample Code ZIP 12.30 MB
RA4W1 Group Apple Notification Center Service Sample Program Application Note - Sample Code
Related Files: Application Note
日本語 Sample Code ZIP 2.22 MB
FS2012 Sample application - Sample Code
Related Files: Application Note
日本語 Sample Code ZIP 39.46 MB
HS300x Sample application - Sample Code
Related Files: Application Note
日本語 Sample Code ZIP 97.25 MB
ZMOD4xxx Sample application - Sample Code
Related Files: Application Note
日本語 Sample Code ZIP 152.64 MB
EK-RA4W1 Example Project Bundle - Sample Code
Related Files: Application Note
Sample Code ZIP 3.97 MB
Bluetooth LE microcomputer / module Windows 10 Bluetooth LE Application Rev.1.00 - Sample Code
Related Files: Application Note
日本語 Sample Code ZIP 3.02 MB
RA family BLE sample application Rev.1.03 - Sample Code
Related Files: Application Note
Sample Code ZIP 11.04 MB
RA4W1 High Data throughput sample application Rev.1.00 - Sample Code
Related Files: Application Note
Sample Code ZIP 6.64 MB
Renesas RA Security Design with Arm® TrustZone® - IP Protection Rev.1.10 - Sample Code
Related Files: Application Note
Sample Code ZIP 2.61 MB
Bluetooth LE MCU Bluetooth Test Tool Suite operating instructions Application Note Rev.1.05 - Sample Code 日本語 Sample Code ZIP 23.51 MB
- Bluetooth LE MCU Bluetooth Test Tool Suite operating instructions Application Note Rev.1.05 日本語 Application Note PDF 3.15 MB
RA4W1 group Environmental sensor network solution control sample software for building / HVAC Rev.1.00 - Sample Code
Related Files: Application Note
Sample Code ZIP 14.67 MB
RA Family IEC 60730/60335 Self Test Library for RA MCU (CM4_CM23) Rev.1.00 - Sample Code
Related Files: Application Note
日本語 Sample Code ZIP 8.83 MB
Securing Data at Rest Utilizing the Renesas Security MPU Rev.1.30 - Sample Code
Related Files: Application Note
Sample Code ZIP 1.59 MB
Host Controller Interface Firmware Rev.1.00 - Sample Code
Related Files: Application Note
Sample Code ZIP 9.90 MB
Public BD Address Writing Tool Rev.1.00 - Sample Code
Related Files: Application Note
Sample Code ZIP 137 KB
Tuning Procedure of Bluetooth Dedicated Clock Frequency Rev.1.00 - Sample Code
Related Files: Application Note
Sample Code ZIP 5.10 MB

select_allSoftware & Tool Pages

Title Type Description Company
E2 emulator Lite [RTE0T0002LKCE00000R] Emulator On-chip debugging emulator. Also available as a flash memory programmer. [Support MCU/MPU: RA, RE, RL78, RX] Renesas
E2 emulator [RTE0T00020KCE00000R] Emulator On-chip debugging emulator. Also available as a flash memory programmer. [Support MCU/MPU: RA, RE, RH850, R-Car D1, RL78, RX] Renesas
e² studio IDE and Coding Tool Eclipse-based Renesas integrated development environment (IDE).
[Support MCU/MPU: RA, RE, RX, RL78, RH850, Renesas Synergy, RZ]
(Note: You need to install compiler separately as an additional software)
(Note: No separate e² studio installation required for RA FSP, this will be installed as part of the FSP with e² studio installer (Platform Installer) on GitHub.)
Renesas
PG-FP6 Programmer (Unit/SW) Flash 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] Renesas
Renesas Flash Programmer (Programming GUI) Programmer (Unit/SW) 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] Renesas
Sensor Software Sensor Middleware (FIT module and FSP module) and sample software packages that enable control and data acquisition for Renesas sensor products.
Renesas
Flexible Software Package (FSP) Software Package 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.
Renesas
QE for BLE: Development Assistance Tool for Bluetooth® Low Energy Solution Toolkit Debugging support tool that specializes in Bluetooth® Low Energy system development [Plugin for Renesas IDE "e2 studio"] [Support MCU/MPU: RA, RX, RL78] Renesas
QE for Capacitive Touch: Development Assistance Tool for Capacitive Touch Sensors Solution Toolkit In 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"]
Renesas

memoryBoards & Kits

Part Number Title Type Company
EK-RA4W1 Evaluation Kit for RA4W1 MCU Group Evaluation Renesas

Pin Count / Memory Size

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