Renesas S5D9 IoT Fast Prototyping board is a board designed – as its name implies – for the Internet of Things, with the company’s Synergy S5D9 ARM Cortex-M4F micro-controller, various sensors, various I/Os including protected digital inputs and outputs, and Ethernet for network connectivity instead of a Bluetooth or/and WiFi module.
- MCU – Renesas Synergy S5D9 ARM Cortex M4F MCU @120MHz with 2MB flash and 640KB SDRAM
- Storage – 256Mbits (32MB) QSPI NOR flash
- Connectivity – 1x 10/100Mbps Ethernet (RJ45)
- USB – 1x micro USB Full Speed port
- Bosch BMC150 6-Axis sensor (digital compass)
- AMS ENS210 environmental sensor for temperature and humidity data
- TE Connectivity MS5637-02BA03 barometric pressure sensor
- Knowles SPU0414HR5H-SB amplified SiSonic microphone
- 1x PMOD connector (SPI)
- 2x Grove Connectors (UART, I2C, GPIO)
- 2x Protected Digital Input (5.1V to 24V) + 2x Buffered Digital Output (up to 1A) via Molex 12 position header
- 2x RS232 via Molex 8 position header and Intersil driver
- Debugging – 10-pin JTAG connector
- Misc – 5V/3V output jumper; 3x LEDs (Red, Yellow, Green)
- Power Supply – 5V via micro USB port; ~300 mA @ 5V max power consumption
- Dimensions – TBD
The kit is supported by Renesas IoT Sandbox, which helps with the “IoT Fast Prototyping” part, as it allows the user to create IoT applications using “cloud services and real-time workflows by aggregating all event data from any source, whether it’s sensors, mobile apps, or an existing cloud, and performs real-time processing to extract intelligence or implement automation”. The board can also be programmed using the APIs in Renesas Synergy Software Package (SSP), Qualified Software Add-Ons (QSA), and Verified Software Add-Ons (VSA).
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