Spresense 6-core microcontroller board with ultra-low power consumption

High-performance microcontroller board with hi-res audio, camera input, internal GPS and Edge AI support.

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Precautions for safe handling


For US customers: This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

For EU customers: This product has been manufactured by or on behalf of Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation. EU Importer: Sony Europe Limited. Inquiries to the EU Importer or related to product compliance in Europe should be sent to the manufacturer’s authorized representative, Sony Belgium, bijkantoor van Sony Europe Limited, Da Vincilaan 7-D1, 1935 Zaventem, Belgium.

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(applicable in the European Union and other countries with separate collection systems)

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This symbol on the product or on its packaging indicates that this product shall not be treated as household waste. Instead it shall be handed over to the appropriate collection point for the recycling of electrical and electronic equipment. By ensuring that this product is disposed of correctly, you will help to prevent potential negative consequences for the environment and human health, which could be caused by inappropriate waste handling of this product. The recycling of materials will help to conserve natural resources. For more detailed information about recycling of this product, please contact your local Civic Office, your household waste disposal service or the shop where you purchased the product.


You are cautioned that any changes or modifications not expressly approved in this manual could void your authority to operate this equipment.

Note: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation.

If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:

–– Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.

–– Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.

–– Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.

–– Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.

For questions regarding your product please visit https://develop.sony.com/develop/spresense/purchase-inquiries

Precautions Keep this product out of fire.

To avoid the risk of a failure, an electrical shock, or a fire, do not use, store, or leave this product in a place subject to:

–– direct sunlight

–– high temperatures, such as a vicinity of fire or a heater, or inside a vehicle parked under the blazing sun

–– oil fumes, steam, humidity, or dust

–– splashed water

Keep this product out of reach of children to avoid the risk of accidental swallowing or injuries. If a child swallowed the product or was injured, immediately seek medical consultation.

Do not leave this product wrapped with paper, cloth, bedding, etc. to avoid the risk of fire or smoke.

Do not allow ingress of foreign matters or use this product on a conductive object to avoid the risk of a short circuit that may cause a malfunction or a failure.

While this product is powered, do not touch the product for an extended period of time to avoid the risk of a low temperature burn.

Do not place this product on an unstable place to protect it from dropping, as it may result in an injury or product damage.

Do not touch this product with a wet hand to avoid the risk of an electrical shock.

Before you start using the headphones, minimize the volume. A sudden loud sound may impair your hearing.

Keep your hand away from sharp components to avoid the risk of cutting the fingertip.

While this product is powered, do not unplug and plug a connector or touch the product with a bare hand or a metal object to avoid the risk of a malfunction, a failure, or an injury.

Be sure to take an electrostatic measure before you use this product. Due to its structural nature, the product is vulnerable to static electricity that may cause a malfunction or a failure.

Notes on using this product

Before you get started, please visit the SPRESENSE support website to find out how to develop applications with this product.

This product is developed solely for evaluation purposes and not with intention to provide functions to user applications. Sony assumes no liability for operation of any applications you develop with this product.

For information on the recommended use conditions, visit http://develop.sony.com/develop/spresense/developer-tools/introduction

This product is intended for use in Japan, USA, UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, and China. For use in any other countries/regions, visit https://develop.sony.com/develop/spresense/buy-now

For US customers: The information contained in this document is not intended by Sony to be construed as warranties regarding the product. For warranty information, please read “Limited Warranty” in the instruction manual provided with the product.

For EU customers: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits set out in the EMC Directive using a connection cable shorter than 3 meters.

For EU customers: The information contained in this document is not intended by Sony to be construed as warranties regarding the product. For warranty information for this product, please ask your dealer.

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This symbol on the product is a warning sign to alert the user that there is a sharp component nearby and care must be taken when there is a need to touch the area.

Notes on handling this product

This product is strictly prohibited from abuse, misuse, improper use, improper testing, improper power supply to this product. And alteration or tampering of this product is strictly prohibited. Please observe the precautions when you use the product. For information on how to use the product, visit https://developer.sony.com/develop/spresense/developer-tools

Do not drop this product, put a heavy object on it, expose it to a strong shock, or exert force on it to avoid the risk of a failure.

Considering the nature of the on-board LSI, be sure to put the light seal on the designated position on this product to avoid the risk of a malfunction before you use the product under intensive light. To find out the designated position, visit http://develop.sony.com/develop/spresense/developer-tools/introduction.

Use of a metal spacer may affect the GPS positioning performance. Be sure to use spacers made of plastic or resin.

When you handle this product, keep your hand away from its electronic components to avoid the risk of product damage. Before unpacking and/or handling this product, wear an anti-static wrist strap with grounding wire.


For dealing with malfunctions of this product or missing parts, visit https://developer.sony.com/spresense/development-guides/faq