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Renesas Electronics RX130 Starter Kit

Renesas Electronics’ RX130 Starter Kit is a compact development kit for the RX130 Group of ultra-low power, cost-optimized MCUs for touch-based applications. RX130 MCUs integrate a 36-channel capacitive touch sensor with advanced noise immunity, sensitivity, and water resistance, making it ideal for kitchen appliances, healthcare devices, and industrial applications. RX130 MCUs are available with up to 512 KB of flash and are compatible with the higher performance RX231 and RX230 MCUs. The main board of the starter kit includes slider and key touch interfaces as well as two Pmod headers and application headers for expansion. The kit also includes a Pmod-compatible display module, debugger, example code, and the Eclipse-based e2studio development environment.

  • RX130: 32 MHz, 32-bit RX
  • Capacitive Touch: 36-ch, advanced immunity, sensitivity, water resistance
  • Flash: Up to 512 KB
  • Mainboard: 1x touch slider, 2x touch keys
  • Expansion: 2x Pmod, application headers
  • Includes LCD display module, E2 Lite Debugger

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