Capacitive touch evaluation system assists optimised for HVAC and home appliances

28-09-2023 | Mouser Electronics | Test & Measurement

Mouser now stocks the Capacitive Touch Evaluation System for RX671 (RTK0EG0044S01001BJ) from Renesas Electronics. Purpose-built to demonstrate and evaluate touch solutions for this family of high-performance 32-bit MCUs from Renesas. The system makes it straightforward for designers to prototype solutions for their device designs. Blending high performance, power efficiency, and small footprint in a single package, the MCUs are an excellent choice for various applications, including HVAC and smart home appliances. The built-in CTSU enables touch keys with aesthetic design and low maintenance.

The system comprises an RX671 CPU board and a self-capacitance evaluation board. The board provides three built-in switches, one wheel, one slider and typical capacitive touch keys to evaluate multifarious touch functions and support simple prototyping. Device designers can use it as a reference when developing boards or software. They can readily adjust the sensitivity of different touch functions utilising QE for Capacitive Touch software, downloadable from the Renesas website. The system features an intuitive interface, enabling even beginner designers to develop touch interfaces.


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