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Prepare model for hardware connection, add blocks to support VEX® EDR V5 Robot Brain


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DC MotorRepresent connected DC motor and set motor speed
Digital OutputSet logical value to the 3-wire port on VEX EDR V5 Robot Brain
Servo MotorRepresent connected servo motor and set angular position value
Smart Motor WriteRepresent connected V5 Smart Motor and set its velocity and position
Differential DriveSet up differential drive and control robot pose
Gamepad ButtonRepresent one of the 12 buttons on VEX V5 Controller gamepad and read the logical value of the button
Gamepad JoystickRepresent one of the control axis on an x-y analog joystick on VEX V5 Controller gamepad and read the values
Competition SwitchRead the switch positions of VEXnet Competition Switch or field controller
Analog InputRead analog values from the 3-wire port on VEX EDR V5 Robot Brain
Digital InputRead logical values from the 3-wire port on VEX EDR V5 Robot Brain
Smart Motor ReadRepresent connected V5 Smart Motor and read encoder values
Vision SensorRepresent connected V5 Vision Sensor and read coordinates of color blobs (objects)
Optical Shaft EncoderRepresent connected Optical Shaft Encoder and read relative position of motor shaft in ticks
Ultrasonic SensorRepresent connected Ultrasonic sensor and measure distance to object
GyroscopeRepresent connected gyroscope and measure yaw angle
Inertial SensorMeasure orientation, acceleration, and angular rate
Distance SensorRead distance, velocity, and relative size of obstacle
Optical SensorRead proximity, color, and brightness
Rotation SensorRead shaft position and velocity
Arcade ModuleGet the right and left wheel speed values of a robot in an Arcade configuration
Field SimulatorView the simulation speed values of a two-wheel robot
Gamepad SimulatorGet the simulation value of a VEX gamepad using Logitech F310 or XBOX Controller
Gear TransmissionSet a scalar value (1 to 4) based on input values
LatchLatch the logical value based on the change in the input signal


Model Configuration Parameters for VEX EDR V5 Robot Brain

Parameter and configuration options for creating and running applications on VEX EDR V5 Robot Brain

Log Signals on an SD Card

Log signals from Simulink® models on an SD card mounted on the target hardware

Creating Touch Screen Controls and Displays for VEX V5 Robot Brain

Deploy Display and Push button Dashboard blocks on VEX EDR V5 Robot Brain.

Monitoring Signals for Gyroscope Calibration Using the VEX V5 Touch Screen

Monitor signals for Gyroscope calibration using the VEX V5 Robot Brain.

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Model robot’s control algorithm in Simulink and Simulate the robot in Gazebo

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