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IO114A - Setup

IO114A - Setup — Configure the IO114 input/output blocks

Library

Simulink Real-Time - Speedgoat

Description

Your model can contain only one Setup block for each I/O module in your target machine.

The Setup block dialog box allows all the supported I/O types of this module to be configured, and therefore impacts on the other driver blocks (Analog output, Digital output, Digital input).

Ports

This driver block has no input or output ports.

Parameters

Module ID

A unique module ID must be used for each type of I/O module Setup block in your model.

The module ID has two functions:

  • It defines the logical connection to link the I/O module driver blocks with each other

  • It also has an impact on the PCI slot auto-search feature: if only one I/O module is installed, the module ID must be set to 1. If multiple modules are installed, it must be in the range 1:n. Not all the I/O modules installed in the target machine need be used

Output Range

The current range. Options are:

  • 0-20 mA

  • 5-25 mA

  • 4-20 mA

PCI Slot (-1: autosearch)

There are two approaches for mapping the blocks to a specific I/O module installed in the target machine. All modules of the same kind must be configured using the same method.

  • Auto-Search: the default value -1 allows the real-time target machine to auto-search for the I/O module. The priority is defined by the module ID (first vector element for a multinode). The module with the lowest PCI bus/slot number is assigned to module ID 1 (or [1 x]) and the next module found is assigned to module ID 2 (or [2 x]), and so on

  • Explicit Addressing: the location of the module inside the target machine can be explicitly defined by using the [BusNumber, SlotNumber] format. To determine the bus number and the PCI slot number, run the following command in the MATLAB command window:

    speedgoat.showInstalledIoModules