RZA3UL Evaluation board

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RZ/A3UL Evaluation Board Contents

General Information

Package Versions

RZ/V2UL has two parts that support different external memory configurations.

  • QSPI and DDR
  • Octo Flash, Octo RAM, and DDR

Getting Started

Linux and Windows IDE Installation

RZA3UL Getting Started Document (Link)

Linux FSP Installation

NOTE: The FSP installation section in the Getting Started Document is for Window Host machines. Use the following steps for Linux machines.

Official Linux and Windows FSP Website

  1. Download the zip archive file from the above link
  2. Find the installation directory for the FSP.
    1. Open e2studio IDE.
    2. Select Help and about e2studio in the drop down menu
    3. In the Dialog press the "Installation Details" Button.
    4. In the next dialog there are several tabs at the top of the dialog. Select the "Supported Folders" tab.
    5. Click the link "e2 studio support area"
    6. This will open the linux Nautilus file manager.
  3. Extract the archive file to the e2studio support area folder. This is the directory you found in the prefiious step For example the folder may look be this ~/.eclipse/com.renesas.platform_1458492943.
  4. e2studio Linux

Renesas Flexible Software Package ( FSP )

RZ/A3UL is supported by the Renesas Flexible Software Package. Supported links.

Initial Program Loader ( IPL )

IPL is a boot program sample code for RZ/A Series. When the RZ/A MPU is started, the IPL initializes peripheral I/O modules, Flash memory, DDR SDRAM etc., and starts the application software developed in Renesas FSP environment with the execution state of AARch64, Exception Level EL3. IPL consists of functions such as PLL and clock control driver, peripheral I/O module driver, and Serial Flash Memory driver, etc.

Initial Program Loader (IPL) for Renesas RZ/A Series Source Code

JTAG Setup

Supported ICE

Linux Installation

Required Software

Linux packages

sudo apt-get install libncursesw5 libpython2.7

GCC Compiler : GCC ARM A-Profile (AArch64 bare-metal) 10.3.2021.07


  1. Open the Debug Configurations for the project
  2. The project debug configuration is under Renesas GDB Hardware
  3. Select the Debugger Tab for this configuration
  4. In the GDB Settings set the GDB Command to aarch64-none-elf-gdb

HMI and Camera Support

Supported HMI Resolutions

  • RZA3UL + DDR
    • Maximum Resolution 1280 x 720
  • RZA3UL OctoRAM (no DDR)
    • Maximum Resolution VGA


The RZA3UL Tes Guiliani GUI Framework uses Free RTOS and GNU GCC compiler. The RZA3UL GUI project uses the FSP for peripheral configuration However the RZA3UL FSP does not include the TES Guiliani Framework. To start development with GUI Framework please start with the demo posted in the link below.

Official RZA3UL FreeRTOS TES Guiliani Website link

Renesas TES Guiliani Support Page