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xPC Target Turnkey System for Education

Integrated solution for studying and teaching real-time simulation and testing using Simulink and xPC Target Turnkey

xPC Target Turnkey Turnkey System for Education consists of Simulink®, Simulink Real-Time™, and Speedgoat Education real-time target machine. This system is an integrated solution for studying and teaching design concepts in mechatronics, motion control, power electronics, and signal processing.

The Education real-time target machine is a ready-to-use, high-performance, real-time simulation and testing platform with built-in analog and digital I/O channels. It includes all required cables, terminal boards, and adapters to enable easy connectivity from the target machine I/O to your hardware under test. The industrial-grade design of the Education real-time target machine helps students understand solution technologies used in commercial industry. Optional I/O packages are available for motion control, CAN bus communication, and FPGA programming.

Students gain insight into system design by monitoring and tuning the performance of the Simulink Real-Time application from Simulink while the application runs in real time on the target machine.

Teach hardware-in-the-loop simulation and rapid control prototyping with a desktop/laboratory solution that's easy to set up and configure. Let students design models and visualize system behavior in Simulink. At the click of a button, generate code from the model and execute it in real time on the Education real-time target machine. With xPC Target Turnkey Turnkey System for Education, run your Simulink models in real time and connect to your hardware under test.

Features of xPC Target Turnkey Turnkey System for Education include:

  • Chassis with industrial mainboard and 2 PCI expansion slots
  • Intel Celeron-M 1 GHz CPU, 1024 MB DDR2 RAM, and 1024 MB industrial-grade CompactFlash device
  • On-board Gigabit Ethernet port for host-target communication
  • 32 single-ended or 16 differential analog inputs (16-bit resolution) and 8 single-ended analog outputs
  • 16 digital TTL I/O lines configurable as inputs or outputs
  • I/O cable and prewired terminal board
  • Universal power supply (50 W, 100-240 V, 50/60 Hz)
  • 4 GB USB memory stick for real-time kernel reconfiguration
  • I/O driver blocks, test models, and documentation for Simulink and Simulink Real-Time