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Neil MacEwen


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32 total contributions since 2015

Manager - SoC Prototyping. Enabling implementation of vertical applications like comms and vision systems on SoC platforms using MW code generation tools.

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Install Communication ToolBox Support Package for Xilinx zynq Based Radio on MATLAB 2019b
There was a short term outage of some of the required third party downloads which should now be resolved.

9 days ago | 0

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HW/SW Codesign QPSK Transmitter and and Receiver Example runing problems
Hi Yang, The ADS-B model has been designed to work with bursty signals. The QPSK model has been designed to work with streaming...

1 month ago | 0

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Zynq Radio QPSK receiver example errors with "block_diagram does not have a parameter named 'HDLCodeGenStatus'
You may see this error if you do not have HDL Coder installed. In brief, some HDL Coder configuration information was mistakenly...

2 months ago | 0

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Zynq Radio QPSK receiver example errors with "block_diagram does not have a parameter named 'HDLCodeGenStatus'
In the Communications Toolbox Hardware Support Package for Xilinx Zynq-Based Radio, when running the QPSK Receiver Simulink mode...

2 months ago | 1 answer | 0

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ZCU102 hardware setup fails
Hi Matthias, Kambiz, We have updated the bootloader to be compatible with the new DDR, you can find it here. We have only perfo...

2 months ago | 0

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AD9361 Transceiver Help with FastLock Profile
Hi William, I'm afraid it's not possible to use the fastlock functionality in the current E310 system objects, and you are corr...

4 months ago | 1

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HW/SW Codesign QPSK Transmitter and and Receiver Example runing problems
Hi Yang, This example has been designed as a streaming system, and the receiver has not been designed to cope with interruption...

5 months ago | 1

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Dropped samples error in Over the air LTE transmission
Hi Mughda, Underflows are not surprising when trying to stream data in real-time from MATLAB/Simulink to the SDR hardware. Eith...

8 months ago | 0

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hdl coder zynq support package direct link for the zip file
Hi Shalu, Please contact Technical Support for this question. Kind regards, Neil

9 months ago | 0

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How can I migrate MathWorks support on ZedBoard to Xilinx ZC702 board?
Hi Lucky, It depends on what you are trying to do. They are the same chip but unfortunately the steps required to enable our fu...

10 months ago | 0

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Programing Zynq device in ADALM-PLUTO using Simulink
Hi Alejandro, Unfortunately there is no capability to program either the ARM processor or the FPGA fabric from our tools. The...

1 year ago | 0

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How does a retargeted model know about the subsystem on the FPGA?
Hi Harry, I am going to assume that you are using the <https://www.mathworks.com/help/supportpkg/xilinxzynqbasedradio/ug/fpga...

1 year ago | 1

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Zynq SDR Receiver Block outputs data regardless of hardware state/cannot detect 802.11 beacons.
Hi Harry, This example will only receive 802.11b standard waveforms. I believe many routers do not transmit that beacon by de...

1 year ago | 1

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HW/SW Co-design QPSK Transceiver example - Will only load Tx channel onto ADRV9361?
Hi Harry, You have hit a bug in our information returned here I'm afraid. If you target both transmitter and receiver, it wil...

1 year ago | 1

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How can I enable my E310 to receive over-the-air ADS-B Signals?
Hi Ben, To disable the transmitter, right click on the transmitter block and select "Comment Out". Do the same for the consta...

1 year ago | 0

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Communications System Toolbox Support for Xilinx Zynq-based SDR - is the Xilinx ZC702 board supported?
Hi Kevin, Unfortunately the ZC702 is not on our list of supported devices. The ZC706 and ZedBoard both have different hardwar...

1 year ago | 0

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Ettus E310 setup issues. Incompatible Hardware.
Hi Will, Another customer has experienced the same issue, and by comparing their installation with yours, we were able to fig...

1 year ago | 0

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How to use external refernce clock with PicoZed SDR and MATLAB
Hi Yannay, Unfortunately at this point there is no easy way to configure the external clock using our tools. If you require f...

1 year ago | 0

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is it possible to create a stand alone system using simulink libraries?
Hi Samer, There are a couple of methods you can use to send or receive data with MATLAB disconnected. Firstly, the <https:...

2 years ago | 1

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Offline Install of Communications System Toolbox Support Package for Xilinx Zynq-Based Radio
Hi Seth, Please could you contact <https://uk.mathworks.com/support/contact_us/ technical support> for this question? Than...

2 years ago | 0

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Difference between SDR transmitter and tx.transmitrepeat function
Hi Angie, When you use the Simulink block, you are attempting to stream data from Simulink across the Ethernet link to the bo...

2 years ago | 0

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Issue with generated library blocks
Hi Faris, You are using the support package in two different ways in your description above. In the second case, you are ...

2 years ago | 0

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[Zynq ad9361 fmscomms2] Frame Size increase
Hello, yes you can change the data packet size that is sent to the transmitter. In the example, the software running on the ARM ...

2 years ago | 1

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[zynq communication toolbox] how to specify the sampling rate
Hi Jeffrey, The Baseband sample rate parameter on the SDR transmitter block is the rate at which the sample will be sent by t...

2 years ago | 0

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Zynq SDR: sustained transfer of data from picozed?
Hi, The N210 and PicoZed SDR are based on different infrastructure, so may behave in different ways. For the PicoZed SDR, the...

2 years ago | 0

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HW/SW Co-design full deployment using ZedBoard issues
Hi John, My apologies for the late response. It's good to hear you've already come as far as you have. Some responses to your...

2 years ago | 2

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ZedBoard connection problems after loading a custom bitstream
Hi Johannes, Apologies for the delayed response. It is unlikely to be the anti-virus or firewall behaviour. It's hard to tell...

2 years ago | 0

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How to specify sample rates for Xilinx Zynq-Based Radio?
Hi Johannes, Apologies for the delay in responding. Unfortunately you are hitting a limitation in the FPGA-only targeting wor...

2 years ago | 0

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IP Core genration in hdl coder for Zedboard FMCOMMS2 Channel Mapping
Hi Pooria, I'm afraid the the targeting workflow is only supported from Simulink. You could try including your m-code in a <...

2 years ago | 0

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IP Core genration in hdl coder for Zedboard FMCOMMS2 Channel Mapping
Hi Pooria, Thanks for your question. I need some more information on what you are trying to do to be able to answer your quer...

2 years ago | 0

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