The RL78/F13 starter kit includes the RL78/F13 target board QB-R5F10BMG-TB and the E2 Lite, a Renesas Electronics on-chip-debug emulator with programming function.

Together with the software available on this landing page you can directly start evaluation of all microcontroller operations.


  • Target board "QB-R5F10BMG-TB" which contains an RL78/F13 device with 80 pins and 128kB Code Flash memory, 4kB Data Flash memory, and 8KB RAM. 4MHz resonator and 32.768kHz resonator are mounted. Flash memory programming and on-chip debugging (using TOOL0 pin) are supported.
  • E2 Lite OCD Emulator (HW – OCD and flash programmer)
  • Evaluation version of development tools are available on the landing page
    • IAR EWRL78 KickStart Edition
    • CS+ for CC Evaluation Edition
    • Smart Configurator for RL78
    • Renesas Flash Programmer
  • Manuals, Quick-Start Guide, and software samples are available on the landing page.



Design & Development

Software & Tools

Software & Tools

Software title
Software type
IAR Embedded Workbench for Renesas RL78
IAR Embedded Workbench provides extensive support for RL78 devices. IAR Embedded Workbench is a complete set of development tools with leading optimization technology for creating powerful automotive applications.
IDE and Coding Tool IAR Systems
Renesas integrated development environment (IDE) [Support MCU/MPU: RH850, V850, RX, RL78, 78K0R, 78K0] (Note: CS+ is not generally promoted to U.S. and European customers.) (Note: To use Smart Configurator on CS+ for RL78/G23 and RX family MCUs, install the Smart Configurator for each MCU family separately downloading from ”Design & Support” > ”Development Tools” > ”Smart Configurator”)
IDE and Coding Tool Renesas
AP4, Applilet
Peripheral I/O driver generator compatible with third-party compilers and GNU compiler (for RZ, V850, RX, RL78, and 78K)
Code Generator Renesas
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Software Downloads

Type Title Date
Upgrade - IDE Log in to Download ZIP 777.14 MB 日本語
Software & Tools - Software Log in to Download EXE 26.52 MB 日本語
Software & Tools - Other Log in to Download ZIP
Software & Tools - Other Log in to Download ZIP 4.91 MB 日本語
Upgrade - IDE Log in to Download ZIP 3.25 MB 日本語
Upgrade - IDE Log in to Download ZIP 3.09 MB 日本語
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Sample Code