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4 of the Best Renesas Reference Designs

We have gathered together 4 epic Renesas reference designs for you to download, edit and play around with to your heart’s content. Suitable for use with DesignSpark PCB or any other design software you may use. Download and enjoy!

Smoke Detector


The Renesas smoke detector board, is what it is, a PCB that can detect the presence of smoke in the air, incorporating the RL78/G1D microcontroller. Ideal for other sensor applications such as temperature sensing, light sensing and more.

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PowerPoint Presenter

You can control your PowerPoint slides and presentations via Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) with this fun reference design. Designed around the RL78/G1D microprocessor complete with 3 primary control buttons. Get clicking!

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Smart Lock


As the name suggests his reference design functions as a digital key that allows you to remotely lock and unlock devices via Bluetooth using your smartphone. This low power RL78/G1D controlled device helps bring a little touch of additional remote safety to your projects.

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Smart LED


You can create and control a colourful LED display using Bluetooth with this RL78/G1D powered microcontroller based reference design. Easy to control when using your smartphone with an RGB LED interface app.

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