- on Computer/Software/Internet
- Published in issue 4/2012 on page 68
The RL78 Microcontroller
An MCU family for low-power applications
When Renesas took over NEC they acquired a large range of electronic devices, including the popular 78K series of 8 and 16-bit microcontrollers. Not long after the acquisition the RL78 MCU family was announced, decidedly targeted at low power applications.