Starter Kit for Renesas RZ/A1

Renesas GENMAI

Getting Started

Follow the steps on this page to download, install and license the Arm Development Studio 5 (DS-5) Starter Kit for Renesas RZ/A1 series of MPU. With this free DS-5 starter kit you can easily kick start a bare metal or RTOS-based project on RZ/A1 development boards and evaluate the silicon at no cost.

Check out the features of Arm DS-5 Starter Kit for Renesas RZ/A1

Follow these three simple steps to get up and running:

Download and Install

DS-5 is available for both Windows and Linux hosts. See DS-5 System Requirements for a list of supported hosts.

Download the appropriate DS-5 installer for your host (either Windows or Linux).

Download DS-5

Extract the files from the downloaded .zip file and run setup.exe. Then follow the simple on-screen installation instructions.

Note: During installation, you might receive warnings such as "Windows can't verify the publisher of this driver software" you can safely ignore these warnings and continue with the installation.

Once installed, on Windows 7 platforms, you can find DS-5 under Start menu > All Programs > Eclipse for DS-5

Extract the installer from the downloaded archive file, run (not source) install.sh and follow the on-screen instructions. The installer unpacks DS-5 into your chosen directory, and optionally installs device drivers and desktop shortcuts.

Note: The installer includes device drivers that require you to run with root privileges.


License with Activation Code

Start DS-5 and open the license manager. If this is your first time using DS-5, then a popup dialog will automatically ask you if you wish to open the license manager, otherwise it can be opened from the "Help" menu.

Choose "Add License...", and enter your Activation Code displayed on this page to obtain a license.

Work through the wizard to select the Host ID to lock your license to, and enter or create your Arm account details.

Once complete, the license manager can be closed as the product is ready to use.

Activation Code

Use this activation code to license the DS-5 Starter Kit for Renesas RZ/A1 MPU

Start Using DS-5

Now you are ready to get a debug session up and running with your Starter Kit for Renesas RZ/A1.

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