Arduino (www.arduino.cc) is a low-cost open-source electronics prototyping platform based on flexible, easy-to-use hardware and software.
In R2012b, Simulink provides built-in support for prototyping, testing, and running models on Arduino Uno and Mega 2560. You can design algorithms in Simulink for control systems and robotics applications, and see them perform with hardware.
Note: The Arduino support package for R2012a and R2012b are compatible only with their respective MATLAB versions. Adding this support package with the newer MATLAB versions may cause issues with the installed files.
SPECIAL INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
Note: Do not use the Download Submission button.
1. Open MATLAB.
2. Enter "targetinstaller" at the MATLAB command prompt.
3. When Target Installer opens, choose Internet, and follow the instructions provided.
Simulink support for Arduino® Uno and Mega 2560 includes the following driver blocks:
• Digital Input and Output
• Analog Input and Output
• Serial Receive and Transmit
• Servo Read and Write
For more details about the Simulink Arduino® support , see:
For additional Simulink built-in support for hardware, see
For R2012a support, see:
Arduino Uno -
Arduino Mega 2560 -
Alternatively, type "targetinstaller" at the R2012a MATLAB command prompt and choose Internet.
Notice: Support in R2012a and R2012b will be discontinued soon and will continue for releases 2013a and newer. Please upgrade your MATLAB release to take advantage of updates to the MATLAB & Simulink product families, and the Simulink Support Package for Arduino Hardware: https://www.mathworks.com/products/upgrade.html
@Mohammed Al-brham:: This File Exchange entry works for the release specified in the title, R2012b, and will be discontinued soon. The entry you want is the following one, which support releases 2013a and newer: https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/40312-simulink-support-package-for-arduino-hardware
You can also find detailed information on the hardware catalog page for Arduino Support from Simulink:
And find additional answers about support in previous releases on this MATLAB Answers post:
Can I use it for matlab 2017a?
its very good and much helpful.
thanks to all.
The rating still gets 1 star until they fix this, then maybe 2 stars, but they are missing the SPI and ic communication blocks that r2013+ has.
You need to update your target installer. The google code archive has changed addresses.
can't download support file please send us the download link
Support for arduino due would be so good..
Is there any plan of implementing this package for the Arduino Due? The Due is a much better platform and adding support for that would mean I can finally start using them with Simulink. Also, why don't you add some block for I2C and SPI communications. Most sensors and shields for the Arduinos use these serial protocols so this would go a long way in helping users make useful projects.
You can't use this on the older versions due to some limitations.. only from 2012 version onwards.
When can we expect a Arduino DUE Support? It would be great to have it soon.
Do you plan to release a support package for the arduino mini some time soon? Or is there another way to use these simulink library block with the mini board?
Same comment as above. I've got 2009a
Is there anyway to use these blocks in old versions like 2011b ?
Discontinue notice update.
Support from Simulink for Arduino Hardware in releases 2012a and R2012b will be discontinued soon, and will continue for releases 2013a and newer. This File Exchange entry will be deleted.
Note: The Arduino support package for R2012a and R2012b are compatible only with their respective MATLAB versions. Adding these support packages with the newer MATLAB versions may cause issues with the installed files.
Arduino is archiving old IDE versions in a different server compared to the newer versions. For 12a and 12b, the download links are hardcoded. We recommend upgrading MATLAB to a newer release to avoid this issue in the future.
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