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How to run simulink through dSPACE(DS1104) without control desk?

Asked by Manikandan on 19 Jan 2013
Latest activity Commented on by khaled20
on 3 May 2017

can any one help me how to run the simulink through dSPACE (DS1104) by changing external mode and to connect target link after build code, so as verify the signals through simulink scope block and vary the parameter using slider gain like RTW with out going control desk software.

if possible mean give me the procedure.

thanks in advance..


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Answer by Azzi Abdelmalek
on 19 Jan 2013
Edited by Azzi Abdelmalek
on 19 Jan 2013

Try to build your model, then set your system target file to rti1104, and click on connect to target, then start simulation. I 've never did it before, I will try it tomorrow (I am working on the same card, and always used Controldesk). To configure your model, I think you can do it with rtwinconfigset (you are using with real time windows target)


still i am trying, but the problem is not completed. the service provider said it is not possible. but i hope it is possible. if anybody find solution share me.

Is there any other software like control desk from dspace to access the target pc? comment here if anybody have suggestion on this..

Hi dear Abdalazziz I have a request about the controldesk, We have a block diagram in Simulink. We have 'build' the model in Simulink and run it. Now we are trying to use the model in Control Desk to run the real time interface. Everytime we load a .sdf file or a .ppc file of the model, a new tab for the model does not open in the tool window of Control Desk.Hence we are unable to see the variable browser. The instrument selector - we managed to get the data acquisition icon but we could not find the icon for the plotter. we got this error message'may be a wrong file was loaded'. So If you could help us that would be great!

Thank you,

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Answer by Robin Andersson on 22 Jul 2015

What I think you are looking for are this:

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This will explain control dSPACE card via another front end. but not clear how to interface with direct SIMULINK. Take an example of Arduino, we can control the Arduino board through SIMULINK via external mode. Same kind possible in dSPACE?

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