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SIMLAB: Real-time Lab Platform for Matlab/Simulink

The SIMLAB platform is a complete, versatile and low-cost real-time development package for both educational and industrial applications. It has all the features of HILINK, RAPCON and EASYIO with additional inputs, outputs and functionalities. It is fully integrated into Matlab and Simulink, and its usage is highly intuitive. The platform achieves real-time operation with sampling rates up to 15.2 kHz.


Applications

  • Real-time signal analysis, synthesis, processing and visualization
  • Parameter tuning and optimization
  • Modeling, analysis and design of control systems
  • Real-time control
  • Hardware-in-the-loop simulation
  • Real-time rapid control prototyping
  • Teaching concepts and carrying out experiments in signals and systems labs
  • Real-time data acquisition
  • Mechatronics

Features

  • Compatible with Matlab R2007b through Matlab R2017a
  • Power supply: 6 − 15 V, minimum 0.25 A, regulated
  • Interface: USB, serial port or wireless link
  • 8 analog inputs: A0 – A7, 0 − 5 V analog, 12 bit resolution (unipolar or bipolar mode, 610.3516 μV or 1220.7031 μV resolution)
  • 8 analog outputs: B0 – B7, 0 − 5 V analog, 12 bit resolution (unipolar or bipolar mode, 610.3516 μV or 1220.7031 μV resolution)
  • 8 digital inputs: C0_c0 – C0_c7, 0 − 5 V digital, 8 lines (selectable digital lines)
  • 8 digital outputs: D0_d0 – D0_d7, 0 − 5 V digital, 8 lines (selectable digital lines)
  • 4 encoder inputs: E0 – E3, 0 − 5 V digital, 16 bit resolution (position or velocity mode, π/2/n rad maximum position quantization error and 153541.6667 π/n rad/s maximum measurable angular speed, where n is the encoder resolution)
  • 4 stepper output: F0 – F3, 0 − 5 V digital, 16 bit resolution (position or velocity mode, π/2/n rad maximum position interpolation error and 899.6582 π/n rad/s maximum achievable angular speed, where n is the stepper resolution)
  • 4 capture inputs: G0 – G3, 0 − 5 V digital, 16 bit resolution (period or frequency mode, 2.1710 μs resolution, 7.0286 − 28789.0625 Hz frequency range)
  • 4 frequency outputs: H0 – H3, 0 − 5 V digital, 16 bit resolution (period or frequency mode, 2.1710 μs resolution, 7.0286 − 28789.0625 Hz frequency range)
  • 4 sensor inputs: I0 – I3, 0 − 5 V digital, 16 bit resolution (width or duty mode, 2.1710 μs resolution, 7.0286 − 1799.3164 Hz frequency range)
  • 4 servo outputs: J0 – J3, 0 − 5 V digital, 16 bit resolution (width or duty mode, 2.1710 μs resolution, 7.0286 − 1799.3164 Hz frequency range)
  • 4 pulse inputs: K0 – K3, 0 − 5 V digital, 16 bit resolution (normal or shifted mode, 271.3704 ns resolution, 56.2286 − 14394.5313 Hz frequency range)
  • 4 pulse outputs: L0 – L3, 0 − 5 V digital, 16 bit resolution (normal or shifted mode, 271.3704 ns resolution, 56.2286 − 14394.5313 Hz frequency range)
  • 4 fast pulse inputs: M0 – M3, 0 − 5 V digital, 16 bit resolution (normal or shifted mode, 33.9213 ns resolution, 449.8291 − 115156.25 Hz frequency range)
  • 4 fast pulse outputs: N0 – N3, 0 − 5 V digital, 16 bit resolution (normal or shifted mode, 33.9213 ns resolution, 449.8291 − 115156.25 Hz frequency range)
  • 4 general pulse inputs: O0 – O3, 0 − 5 V digital, 16 bit resolution (period and width, period and duty, frequency and width, or frequency and duty mode, 2.1710 μs or 271.3704 ns resolution, 7.0286 − 1799.3164 Hz or 56.2286 − 14394.5313 Hz frequency range)
  • 4 general pulse outputs: P0 – P3, 0 − 5 V digital, 16 bit resolution (period and width, period and duty, frequency and width, or frequency and duty mode, 2.1710 μs or 271.3704 ns resolution, 7.0286 − 1799.3164 Hz or 56.2286 − 14394.5313 Hz frequency range)
  • 4 logic input: Q0 – Q3, 0 − 5 V digital, 4 lines (or, nor, and, nand, exor, exnor, buffer and inverter)
  • 4 logic output: R0 – R3, 0 − 5 V digital, 4 lines (or, nor, and, nand, exor, exnor, buffer and inverter)
  • 4 counter inputs: S0 – S3, 0 − 5 V digital, 16 bit resolution (rising or falling mode, 271.3704 ns separation)
  • 4 timer outputs: T0 – T3, 0 − 5 V digital, 16 bit resolution (rising or falling mode, 488.2972 μs separation)
  • 16 file inputs: LOG Yy, float64, float32, int64, uint64, int32, uint32, int16, uint16, int8 or uint8 data format (to read data from a file)
  • 16 file outputs: LOG Zz, float64, float32, int64, uint64, int32, uint32, int16, uint16, int8 or uint8 data format (to write data to a file)
  • 256 UDP inputs: UDP y.y.y.y, float64, float32, int64, uint64, int32, uint32, int16, uint16, int8 or uint8 data format (to read data from an UDP port)
  • 256 UDP outputs: UDP z.z.z.z, float64, float32, int64, uint64, int32, uint32, int16, uint16, int8 or uint8 data format (to write data to an UDP port)
  • 256 COM inputs: COM y, float64, float32, int64, uint64, int32, uint32, int16, uint16, int8 or uint8 data format (to read data from a COM port)
  • 256 COM outputs: COM z, float64, float32, int64, uint64, int32, uint32, int16, uint16, int8 or uint8 data format (to write data to a COM port)
  • 4 H-bridge outputs: P0 – P3, 0 − 12 V digital, 5 A
  • Peripheral: SPI, IIC, CAN, DCI, WRT (optional)
  • 1 voltage regulator output: VDD, 5 V, 0.25 A, regulated power supply
  • Sampling rate: up to 1024 Hz with USB, 15200 Hz with serial port, 9200 Hz with wireless link
  • Size: 12.70 cm x 10.16 cm (5.0'' x 4.0'')
  • Weight: 72.5 g (2.54 oz)

Requirements

  • PC with Windows XP or later with a USB port or serial port
  • Matlab R2007b or later with Simulink, Real-Time Workshop (Matlab Coder and Simulink Coder) and Real-Time Windows Target (Simulink Desktop Real-Time)
  • It can be used with the Normal Mode Soft Real-Time Library without Matlab Coder, Simulink Coder and Real-Time Windows Target
  • Power supply (regulated, 6 − 15 V, at least 0.25 A excluding the current requirements of the external loads)

SIMLAB Board, SIMLAB Software, Simulink Library, Power Supply and Other Accesories


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  • For 10 or more orders, please contact us for a discount
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