Renesas offers easy-to-use starter kits for evaluation. They include an evaluation board with reference design and sample firmware for fast prototyping.

  • Hardware and software for initial evaluation.
  • Enables evaluation of the device function and performance.
  • E1 emulator connector for on-chip debugging.
  • Provides sample code including all basic functions of battery management (supported by CS+ integrated development environment (evaluation edition)).
  • Users can monitor battery status such as voltage, current and temperature using the USB-SMBus protocol converter and PC application.
  • Provides a plugin to change the parameters for battery management on CS+ (QE for Battery Management)

Please refer to the One Page Guides.

To request the starter kit reference boards and sample code, please contact your regional sales channel.



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Brochure PDF 207 KB
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Design & Development

Software & Tools

Software & Tools

Software title
Software type
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
C Compiler Package for RL78 Family [CC-RL]
C Compiler Package for RL78 Family [IDE: CS+, e² studio]
Compiler/Assembler Renesas
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Battery Fuel Gauge IC Starter Kit