Renesas Synergy Platform Introduces Low Power S5D3 MCU Group at embedded world

By Laura Dolan

Senior Copywriter


February 26, 2019


Renesas Synergy Platform Introduces Low Power S5D3 MCU Group at embedded world

High integration MCUs simplify application development with secure cryptographic engine and synergy software package.

TOKYO, JAPAN. Renesas Electronics Corporation has expanded its high integration Renesas Synergy S5 microcontroller (MCU) series by introducing the entry-level S5D3 MCU Group. The four new S5D3 MCUs supplement the mid-range S5D5 and high-end S5D9 MCU Groups with similar S5 Series features.

The entry-level S5D3 MCUs target the following:

  • industrial
  • building automation
  • office equipment
  • smart metering
  • home appliances employing a capacitive touch human-machine interface (HMI)

The S5D3 MCUs provide 512 KB flash memory and a large 256 KB SRAM memory, supporting communication stacks utilization for strong IoT connectivity. Individual S5D3 MCUs employ multiple analog components including two 12-bit analog-to-digital converters (ADCs), a 2-channel 12-bit digital-to-analog converter (DAC), high-speed 6-channel comparator, temperature sensor, and a 6-channel programmable gain amplifier (PGA). The S5D3 MCUs also provide a scalable collection of 13 independent 32-bit general-purpose timers, and communications interfaces such as USB, CAN, I2C, SPI, SDHI, and SSI.

“The S5D3 MCUs beat the competition with superior security, memory performance, MCU scalability, and Synergy Platform support,” said Renesas Electronics Corporation’s Vice President, Product Marketing, IoT Platform Business Division, Daryl Khoo. “The cost-optimized and pin-compatible S5D3 MCUs are scalable up through the S5D5, S5D9 and S7G2 MCU groups if customers later require additional features, more memory, or higher performance.” 

Check out this video by Renesas, "Design your next IoT solution using the Synergy S5D3 MCU," and learn more about the new S5D3 MCUs they are showcasing in Hall 1, Booth 1-310 at embedded world. 

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