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Education real-time target machine

Study and teach basic and advanced mechatronic and custom FPGA design concepts.

Together with Simulink Real-Time™ from MathWorks, the Education real-time target machine forms a complete real-time simulation and testing solution to study and teach mechatronic concepts with components currently used in industry.

To make this target computer a truly industrial-grade solution available at the best price, Speedgoat has teamed up with industry leading providers including B&R Industrial Automation and MathWorks. The result is a system providing the best balance between feature richness, quality, and a price that's affordable to academia.

Mainboard & CPU
  Type I
ItemID 108000
Type II
ItemID 108200
CPU - Default Intel Core i3 2.4 GHz
2 cores
Intel Core i3 2.4 GHz
2 cores
Operating System Simulink Real-Time™ Simulink Real-Time™
Supported from MATLAB: R2012b or newer R2012b or newer
Memory 2048MB RAM 2048MB RAM
Video interfaces for Simulink Real-time Target Scopes 1 x DVI/VGA
Target scope resolution supported: 1280x1024
1 x DVI/VGA
Target scope resolution supported: 1280x1024
USB for keyboard and UVC-compliant webcams 4 x USB 3.0, 1 x USB 2.0 4 x USB 3.0, 1 x USB 2.0
Host-Target GbE link
and XCP Slave
1 (Intel 82579M) 1 (Intel 82579M)
Gigabit Ethernet for real-time UDP, EtherCAT Master, XCP Master and PTP 1588 1 (Intel 82574L) 1 (Intel 82574L)
Serial Ports
(only for speeds up to 115kb/s)
1 x RS232
(for back-up communications between development computer and target machine)
1 x RS232
(for back-up communications between development computer and target machine)
PS/2 port for keyboard 0 0
I/O Connectivity
  Type I
ItemID 108000
Type II
ItemID 108200
Analog Inputs 32 single-ended or 16 differential analog inputs, 16-bit, +/- 10V, sequential sampling 32 single-ended or 16 differential analog inputs, 16-bit, simultaneous sampling, Voltage ranges: ±24.576V, ±20.48V, ±10.24V, ±5.12V, ±2.56V, ±1.28V and ±0.64V (software selectable per channel)
Analog Outputs 4 single-ended analog outputs, 16-bit, +/- 10V 8 single-ended analog outputs, 16-bit, voltage ranges of 0-5V, 0-10V, 0-10.8V, ±5V, ±10V or ±10.8V (individually selectable per channel)
Additional Analog I/O - Option Fast 16-bit 32 single-ended or 16 differential analog inputs
4 single-ended analog outputs
(ItemID 108004)
Fast 16-bit 32 single-ended or 16 differential analog inputs
4 single-ended analog outputs
(ItemID 108004)
Digital I/O - Default 8 digital TTL inputs and 8 digital TTL outputs 24 general purpose TTL I/O channels, 1 Interrupt, 1 Negation
Additional Digital I/O - Option 8 digital TTL inputs and 8 digital TTL outputs
(ItemID 108004)
36 digital I/O channels configurable as inputs or outputs in pairs of two
(ItemID 108007)
8 digital TTL inputs and 8 digital TTL outputs
(ItemID 108004)
36 digital I/O channels configurable as inputs or outputs in pairs of two
(ItemID 108007)
PWM/Encoder - Default - 3 x PWM generation
3 x PWM capture
3 x quadrature decoder of incremental encoders
Additional PWM/Encoder - Option 3 x PWM generation
3 x PWM capture
3 x quadrature decoder of incremental encoders
(ItemID 108007)
3 x PWM generation
3 x PWM capture
3 x quadrature decoder of incremental encoders
(ItemID 108007)
CAN - Option 2 x high/low speed 2.0b CAN ports
(ItemID 108003)
2 x high/low speed 2.0b CAN ports
(ItemID 108003)
Enclosure
  Type I
ItemID 108000
Type II
ItemID 108200
Enclosure Rugged steel chassis with EMI protection Rugged steel chassis with EMI protection
Color Black and Blue Black and Blue
Fans 4x hidden fans 4x hidden fans
Certification CE CE
Storage
  Type I
ItemID 108000
Type II
ItemID 108200
Main drive 4096MB industrial-grade CompactFlash device 4096MB industrial-grade CompactFlash device
Power
  Type I
ItemID 108000
Type II
ItemID 108200
Power supply 18-30 VDC Input Range
with external adapter for
AC 100-240V, 50/60 Hz
18-30 VDC Input Range
with external adapter for
AC 100-240V, 50/60 Hz
Mechanical specifications
  Type I
ItemID 108000
Type II
ItemID 108200
Operating temperature 0 to 55 deg C 0 to 55 deg C
Humidity 5-90%, non-condensing 5-90%, non-condensing
Shock / vibration 15g, 11ms / 2-9 Hz: 3.5 mm amplitude / 9-200 Hz: 1g 15g, 11ms / 2-9 Hz: 3.5 mm amplitude / 9-200 Hz: 1g
Height 270 mm 270 mm
Depth 255 mm 255 mm
Width 130 mm 130 mm
Weight 3 kg 3 kg
Item ID Product Name Description
108000 Education real-time target machine Complete, fully assembled and tested Education real-time target machine including ruggedized chassis, industrial mainboard with two PCI slots (whereas one is equipped with an I/O module providing the provided analog and digital I/O connectivity), on-board Gigabit Ethernet controller for host-target communication, Intel Core i3 2,4 GHz CPU, dual-core, 2048MB RAM, 4096MB industrial-grade CompactFlash device, 32 single-ended or 16 differential analog input (software selectable), 4 analog output (single-ended), and 8 digital TTL input and 8 digital TTL output channels (16-bit), I/O cable, terminal board, DVI-I to VGA adapter, universal power supply (24VDC, 50W, 100-240V, 50/60Hz), 4GB USB memory stick, installed target software, and documentation.

This target machine is compatible with MathWorks software releases R2012b, and newer. Previous releases are not supported. Delivery also includes Speedgoat Tools and Drivers Software for Simulink Real-Time and free upgrades to Speedgoat Tools and Drivers Software for target machine and installed Speedgoat I/O modules upon request by e-mail for future releases of MathWorks software launched within 12 months after delivery date.

The Education real-time target machine is exclusively available to teach students at academic institutions and shall not be used for projects associated with commercial companies.
108200 Education real-time target machine - Type II Complete, fully assembled and tested Education real-time target machine including ruggedized chassis, industrial mainboard with two PCI slots (whereas one is equipped with an I/O module providing the provided analog and digital I/O connectivity), on-board Gigabit Ethernet controller for host-target communication, Intel Core i3 2,4 GHz CPU, dual-core, 2048MB RAM, 4096MB industrial-grade CompactFlash device, 32 single-ended or 16 differential analog input channels (software selectable), 8 analog output channels (single-ended), and 48 x digital TTL I/O lines based on a multi-purpose FPGA (Spartan 6) implementing 3 channels each for PWM generation, PWM capture, and quadrature decoding of incremental encoder sensors, 1 Interrupt, 1 Negation, and 24 general purpose I/O channels, I/O cable, terminal boards, DVI-I to VGA adapter, universal power supply (24VDC, 50W, 100-240V, 50/60Hz), 4GB USB memory stick, installed target software, and documentation.

This target machine is compatible with MathWorks software releases R2012b, R2013a and newer. Previous releases are not supported. Delivery also includes Speedgoat Tools and Drivers Software for Simulink Real-Time and free upgrades to Speedgoat Tools and Drivers Software for target machine and installed Speedgoat I/O modules upon request by e-mail for future releases of MathWorks software launched within 12 months after delivery date.

The Education real-time target machine is exclusively available to teach students at academic institutions and shall not be used for projects associated with commercial companies.
108003 Education CAN I/O package Intelligent CAN I/O module with two high/low speed 2.0b CAN ports (software selectable). Delivery includes loopback test I/O cable and Speedgoat drivers and blocksets for Simulink and Simulink Real-Time. Installed in Education real-time target machine and fully tested. Can not be combined with Motion Control FPGA packages.
108004 Education AD/DA/DIO I/O Module Fast 16-bit analog module with 32 single-ended or 16 differential analog input, 4 analog output, 8 digital TTL input, and 8 digital TTL output channels. Software selectable analog voltage ranges: ±10V, ±5V, ±2.5V (selected range will be the same for all input and output channels). Including Speedgoat Tools and Drivers for Simulink Real-Time. Installed in Education real-time target machine and fully tested.
108007 Motion Control FPGA package Multi-purpose FPGA-based I/O module with 64 x digital TTL I/O lines and Spartan 6 FPGA with 50k logic cells implementing 3 channels each for PWM generation, PWM capture, and quadrature decoding of incremental encoder sensors, 1 Interrupt, 1 Negation, and 36 digital I/O channels configurable as inputs or outputs in pairs of two. Installed in Education real-time target machine and fully tested. Delivery includes I/O cable, terminal board, and Speedgoat drivers and blocksets for Simulink and Simulink Real-Time. Can not be combined with Education CAN I/O package.

Pricing information and product evaluation support
As your project might be complex, we believe that it is best to first phone or e-mail to evaluate your requirements. Based on this, we will be able to make sure you receive product and pricing information for your ideal real-time target solution. We are fast-reacting and are happy to discuss your requirements with you, so you won't lose time, but will profit from our professional evaluation service.

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