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Setting up MATLAB with Atlys Spartan 6 FPGA for Hardware Co-simulation

In my previous articles I discussed how to perform a hardware co-simulation using MATLAB, by using Digilent Atlys Spartan 6 FPGA development kit. But many of my colleagues had the problem of setting up MATLAB for Hardware co-simulation. With a help of a friend of mine, we managed to configure MATLAB for hardware co-simulation. In this short article I am going to share my experience on setting up MATLAB for hardware co-simulation with Atlys Spartan 6 Development Kit.

First of all you need to download Atlys plug-in from Xilix website. Go to this URL and download Lab source files.

 

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Extract the Zip archive. Then Extract atlys_board_plugin.zip file.

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Copy the content to

[Xilinx Installation Directory]\1X.X\ISE_DS\ISE\sysgen\plugins\compilation\Hardware Co-Simulation

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As you can see in the picture given below, when you double click on system generator block, Atlys board will appear in the target device list of Simulink.

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Now your MATLAB is ready for hardware co simulation. You can find how to perform hardware co-simulation using my previous article. Thank you very much for reading.

2012 September 26 - Posted by | Electronics, FPGA, MATLAB, Technology | , , , ,

9 Comments »

  1. Good work documenting this! I have been trying “targetinstaller” and getting no where.

    Comment by Bharath Bhushan Lohray | 2012 December 16 | Reply

  2. appreciate it .. haven’t tried yet but soon .. thanks in advance

    Comment by ProX | 2013 May 30 | Reply

  3. please what is your matlab version and ise desin tool ?

    Comment by marko | 2013 October 26 | Reply

  4. Hello sir, your articles are very informative Ia very much impressed, We are working on talys Spartan 6 lx45 kit,
    We couldn’t find the lab source file that u had mentioned above , could u please provide me the files, and one more doubt is about black box , how to add v file with multiple modules?
    Thanking you,
    Email: ravikishorechitakani@ymail.com

    Comment by Ravi Kishore | 2014 April 22 | Reply

  5. Im not able to find the atlys_board_plungs.rar file on the Xilinx website, can you upload it ?

    Comment by Jan Bjorge | 2014 April 26 | Reply

  6. Hi Thilina Sameera,
    Please let me know how to Setting up MATLAB with BASYS2 Spartan 3E FPGA for Hardware Co-simulation…

    Comment by Anishkumar | 2014 July 21 | Reply

  7. Hi, I´m Adrián fron Argentina, I´m doing a PhD and I need your help about Co-Simulations. Thanks, Mi mail is adrianstacul@hotmail.com.

    Comment by Adrián | 2015 December 2 | Reply


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