Kit Box

The Synergy Kits feature a number of components that make it easy to utilize the peripherals of the Synergy microcontrollers (MCUs) and to connect a variety of sensors, actuators, etc. so you can prototype your end-applications faster. The Target Board Kits, Starter Kits and Development Kits come with an on-board debugging and programming interface that lets you download and program the code into the MCU and debug your projects.

Selecting a Synergy Kit

The table below provides a quick comparison among the different Synergy Kits to ensure the best is picked kit for your use case.

Learn more about the Synergy Kits

Type of Kit Typical Attributes Typical Use Cases
Target Board Kit Low-cost kit with MCU and headers that allows access to all MCU pins. Evaluating features of a specific MCU group
Starter Kit Affordable kit with flagship S7G2 MCU from the Synergy Platform. The kit features a graphic LCD screen and high-speed serial connectivity. Getting started with evaluating the full functionality of the Synergy Software Platform
Development Kit Full function kits for each Synergy MCU series. Developing your application using the Synergy Platform
Application Example Kit (AE) End-application solution showcase kit, incorporating Synergy hardware and software elements. Demonstrating a type of core technology.
Product Example Kit (PE) Application specific kits that resemble an end-product. Building an end-product.

Recommendation for New Users

If you are new to the Synergy Platform, we highly recommend the SK-S7G2 Starter Kit. This kit has been designed to enable evaluation of most of the functionality provided in the Synergy Software Package (SSP) and it includes a color TFT LCD for experimenting with the GUI capabilities of the Synergy Platform, as well as Ethernet and USB ports and a host of other capabilities.

Learn more about the Synergy Starter Kit SK-S7G2

Now What?

While your kit is on its way, be sure to download and install the Synergy Software Package and the development tools of your choice.

Documentation & Downloads

Title Other Languages Type Format File Size Date
Datasheets & Errata
Synergy Software Package (SSP) v1.4.0 Software Descriptive Datasheet 日本語 Datasheet PDF 4.49 MB
User Guides & Manuals
An Introduction to the APIs of the Synergy Software Guide PDF 768 KB
Renesas Synergy Software Package (SSP) v1.7.5 User's Manual Manual PDF 103.43 MB
Synergy Software Quality Handbook 日本語 Manual PDF 1.43 MB
Application Notes & White Papers
Migrating Synergy Software Projects from SSP v1.0.0 to SSP v1.1.0 - Application Note Application Note PDF 436 KB
Other
RENESAS SYNERGY PLATFORM Flyer PDF 3.97 MB