The PMOD Expansion Board for RYZ012x1 provides an entry point to evaluation and developing for the RYZ012A1/B1. The PMOD Expansion Board easily connects to Renesas MCU kits via the PMOD interface. And the PMOD Expansion Board can be controlled through an SPI or UART interface.


  • On-board RYZ012A1
  • Easy connection to Renesas MCU kits via PMOD
  • UART / SPI interface can be selected by pin
  • Firmware written for Bluetooth® Low Energy (LE) operation
  • Supported by the RA MCU family’s Flexible Software Package (FSP) and the QE for BLE tool
  • Driver for RX MCUs available



  • Smart home
  • Wearables & trackers
  • Agriculture
  • General phone connectivity
  • Entry-level mass market products requiring basic Bluetooth LE functionality with minimum design and qualification effort


Type Title Date
Quick Start Guide PDF 199 KB
Application Note PDF 10.24 MB
Application Note PDF 9.01 MB
Application Note PDF 1.81 MB 日本語
Application Note Log in to Download PDF 2.01 MB
Application Note Log in to Download PDF 1.08 MB 日本語
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Design & Development

Software & Tools

Software & Tools

Software title
Software type
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.
Software Package Renesas
QE for BLE: Development Assistance Tool for Bluetooth® Low Energy
Debugging support tool that specializes in Bluetooth® Low Energy system development [Plugin for Renesas IDE "e² studio"] [Support MCU/MPU: RA, RX, RL78]
Solution Toolkit Renesas
QuickConnect Platform
QuickConnect platform enables fast prototyping by providing compatible hardware and software building blocks.
Software and Hardware Development Tools Renesas
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Software Downloads

Type Title Date
PCB Design Files Log in to Download ZIP 1.06 MB
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Sample Code