Gadget Renesas Board


"Gadget Renesas" is a development board platform flexible enough to be used by electronics design engineers to develop a wide range of applications - from hobbyist type projects to complex professional applications.

What is Gadget Renesas?

"Gadget Renesas" is a project from Renesas (the world's number one supplier of microcontrollers), which makes developing electronics projects very easy. It consists of the "GR-Reference Board" which is a compact development board comprising of a microcontroller, a GNU web compiler/builder and Android smart phone applet. Applications can be built with plug-in application modules allowing anyone to build a system without complex programming knowledge.

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Features of the Gadget Renesas - GR-SAKURA

The GR Sakura is one of the boards in the Gadget Renesas series. This board is based on the RX63N series 32-bit MCU, which is the successor of the RX62N MCU. It has an on-chip flash memory with enhanced communication functions, including an Ethernet controller and a USB 2.0 Host/Function. The RX63N on-chip flash can be programmed via the USB mass storage mode. You will see the RX63N on-chip flash as a drive on your PC.

  • Supports popular Open Source Hardware compatible pin headers which means you can connect and develop applications with a wide variety of existing industry peripheral boards.
  • Access to the RX63N I/O.
  • Development software including a web based compiler available via the Renesas website.
  • USB Host function (Andriod-ADB/ADK) with headers pins for LAN, microSD, and Xbee.
  • Software for developing Android smartphone applications.
  • Remote download software and overwrite through the LAN (wired and wireless).
built-in FPU
built-in FPU
Operating frequency 96MHz 96MHz
Flash Memory 1MB 1MB
RAM 125KB 125KB
Interface Ethernet-enabled
USB function / Host
XBee™ support
USB function / Host
XBee™ support
I/O 55: Digital I / O pin
16 pin analog input
55: Digital I / O pin
16 pin analog input
Option LAN (RJ45) connector,
5VDC jack and a micro SD card socket already soldered on board.
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