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Nucleo development board for STM32 L0 series - with STM32L053R8 MCU, supports Arduino
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The STM32 Nucleo board provides an affordable and flexible way for users to try out new ideas and build prototypes with any STM32 microcontroller line, choosing from the various combinations of performance, power consumption and features. The Arduino™ connectivity support and ST Morpho headers make it easy to expand the functionality of the STM32 Nucleo open development platform with a wide choice of specialized shields. The STM32 Nucleo board does not require any separate probe as it integrates the ST-LINK/V2-1 debugger/programmer. The STM32 Nucleo board comes with the STM32 comprehensive software HAL library together with various packaged software examples, as well as direct access to mbed online resources.

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Key Features

  • STM32 microcontroller with LQFP64 package
  • Two types of extension resources
  • Arduino Uno Revision 3 connectivity
  • STMicroelectronics Morpho extension pin headers for full access to all STM32 I/Os
  • mbed-enabled (
  • On-board ST-LINK/V2-1 debugger/programmer with SWD connector
  • selection-mode switch to use the kit as a standalone ST-LINK/V2-1
  • Flexible board power supply
  • USB VBUS or external source(3.3 V, 5 V, 7 - 12 V)
  • Power management access point
  • Three LEDs
  • USB communication (LD1), user LED (LD2), power LED (LD3)
  • Two push buttons: USER and RESET
  • USB re-enumeration capability: three different interfaces supported on USB
  • Virtual Com port
  • Mass storage
  • Debug port
  • Supported by wide choice of Integrated Development Environments (IDEs) including IAR™, Keil®, GCC-based IDEs


Design Resources


Technical Documentation

Product Specifications

Description Version Size
DB2196: STM32 Nucleo boards
6.0 247 KB

User Manual

Description Version Size
UM1724: STM32 Nucleo boards
7.0 1,918 KB
UM1724: STM32™ Nucleo boards
6.0 1,845 KB

Hardware Resources

Board Manufacturing Specification

Description Version Size
STM32 Nucleo (64 pins) gerber files
1.0 901 KB

Bill of Materials

Description Version Size
STM32 Nucleo (64 pins) BOM
2.0 193 KB

Schematic Pack

Description Version Size
STM32 Nucleo (64 pins) schematics
1.0 958 KB

Related Tools and Software

Related Tools and Software

Part Number Description
MBED-L053R8 Online IDE for NUCLEO-L053R8 at ARM mbed
STM32CubeL0 Embedded software for STM32 L0 series (HAL low level drivers, USB, File system, RTOS, Touch Sensing - coming with examples running on ST boards)
STSW-LINK007 ST-LINK/V2-1 firmware upgrade
STSW-LINK008 ST-LINK/V2-1 USB driver on Windows Vista, 7 and 8
STSW-LINK009 ST-LINK/V2-1 USB driver on Windows XP (including WinUSB coinstallers)

Publications and Collaterals


Description Version Size
STM32 L0 series MCUs - A step ahead in ultra-low power
4.0 440 KB

Sample & Buy

Part Number Marketing StatusSpecific featuresOrder From STUnit Price (US$)*
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Material Declaration**
NUCLEO-L053R8ActiveBuy Direct10.12Distributor reported inventory date: 2015-01-24
Distributor NameRegionStockMin. order
Farnell Element14Order NowEUROPE3131

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