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Known Problem Reports
Problem Reports TargetLink

Known Problem Reports for TargetLink and Data Dictionary

  • Troubleshooting
Patches
Updates & Patches Solutions for Control

Updates and patches for RCP and HIL Software

  • Troubleshooting
Trainings
Training

To get you under way quickly we regularly hold trainings. Even customer-specific training and on-site training are possible.

  • Getting Started
Patches
Updates & Patches dSPACE Releases

Updates and patches for dSPACE Releases

  • Troubleshooting
Frequently Asked Questions
FAQ Search

The full-text search for dSPACE FAQs.

  • Installation and Licensing, Routine Use, Troubleshooting, Versions and Compatibility
Reference Information
Version and Compatibility Information for RCP and HIL Software

Version and Compatibility Information for RCP and HIL Software

  • Migration, New Features, Versions and Compatibility
Patches
Updates & Patches ControlDesk Next Generation

Updates and patches for ControlDesk Next Generation

  • Troubleshooting
Trainings
TargetLink Basic

This basic training course covers all the steps of code generation for production ECUs with TargetLink.

  • Getting Started
Patches
Updates & Patches TargetLink

Updates and patches for TargetLink

  • Troubleshooting
Patches
Firmware Updates

Updates for Firmware Manager and Firmware Archives

  • Troubleshooting
Reference Information
Version & Compatibility Information TargetLink

TargetLink Version Information and New Features

  • Migration, New Features, Versions and Compatibility
Reference Information
Compatibility Tables MATLAB R2014x/R2015x

MATLAB Compatibility Information

  • Versions and Compatibility
Known Problem Reports
Problem Reports for dSPACE Products except TargetLink

Known Problem Reports for all dSPACE Products except TargetLink

  • Troubleshooting
Trainings
ControlDesk Next Generation Basic

Book a 1-day training course to familiarize yourself with ControlDesk® Next Generation Basic. Gain experience in handling experiments and visualizing model variables on instrument panels.

  • Getting Started
Trainings
TargetLink Advanced

TargetLink offers a lot of features for advanced users. One of them is the dSPACE Data Dictionary for model-independent data management. In addition, a freely installable blockset allows models to be exchanged even without a TargetLink license.

  • Getting Started
Reference Information
MATLAB Compatibility

Compatibility of dSPACE Products with MATLAB® Releases

  • Versions and Compatibility
Video
Tutorial AutomationDesk Signal-Based Testing

This video provides basic information on signal-based testing and concrete instructions on how to use the Signal-Based Testing library and the Signal Editor.

  • Getting Started, Routine Use
Reference Information
dSPACE Release 2015-B

Information about dSPACE Releases 2015-B

  • New Features, Versions and Compatibility
Reference Information
MATLAB 64-bit Compatibility

Compatibility with MATLAB 64-bit Releases

  • Versions and Compatibility
Frequently Asked Questions
FAQ ControlDesk Next Generation

FAQ documents for ControlDesk

  • Routine Use, Troubleshooting
Reference Information
MicroAutoBox Variants

MicroAutoBox hardware concept, features, I/O variants, and hardware revisions

  • Versions and Compatibility
Reference Information
ControlDesk Next Generation Version Information and New Features

ControlDesk Next Generation Version Information and New Features

  • Migration, New Features, Versions and Compatibility
Frequently Asked Questions
FAQ Real-Time Interface

Real-Time Interface FAQ documents

  • Routine Use, Troubleshooting
Utilities
TargetLink® Utilities

The TargetLink Utilities are an add-on to TargetLink to provide support for some additional Simulink blocks as well as to simplify some steps in the development process.

  • Routine Use
Reference Information
dSPACE Release 2016-A

Information about dSPACE Release 2016-A

  • New Features, Versions and Compatibility
Reference Information
Compatibility Tables MATLAB R2012x/R2013x

MATLAB Compatibility Information

  • Versions and Compatibility
Frequently Asked Questions
FAQ Installation and Licensing

General questions about dSPACE products, for example, installation, licensing, and compatibility information.

  • Installation and Licensing, Troubleshooting, Versions and Compatibility
Video
Customizing ControlDesk Instruments

Adding a Python script lets you extend the instrument's functionality via automation.

  • Getting Started, Routine Use
Notifications
Support of MATLAB R2014a with dSPACE Release 2014-A

Support of MATLAB R2014a with dSPACE Release 2014-A

  • Migration, Versions and Compatibility
Frequently Asked Questions
FAQ TargetLink

TargetLink FAQ documents

  • Routine Use, Troubleshooting
Video
Electrical Error Simulation

To test ECU software under error conditions, electrical error simulation is used.

  • Getting Started, Routine Use
Trainings
FPGA Basic Training

This training course will equip you with the basic skills you need for successfully embedding applications on dSPACE FPGA hardware.

  • Getting Started
Trainings
ControlDesk Next Generation Advanced

This course covers the advanced steps in ControlDesk Next Generation. It is ideal for acquiring all-around information about ControlDesk’s advanced features, such as ControlDesk Automation or the Bus Navigator.

  • Getting Started
Patches
Updates & Patches AutomationDesk

Updates and patches for AutomationDesk.

  • Troubleshooting
Trainings
AutomationDesk

The course covers the use of dSPACE platforms as well as a wide variety of tools to access the Failure Insertion Unit, calibration and diagnostic tools and MATLAB®.

  • Getting Started
Reference Information
TargetLink 4.1

Version and compatibility information for TargetLink 4.1

  • Versions and Compatibility
Reference Information
TargetLink PIL Support

Supported combinations of evaluation boards, microcontrollers, and compilers for TargetLink processor-in-the-loop (PIL) simulation

  • Versions and Compatibility
Notifications
Windows 10 Support

Windows 10 Support of dSPACE Products

  • Versions and Compatibility
Trainings
System Modeling with SystemDesk

First the necessary basics of the AUTOSAR standard on modeling software components and compositions are explained. Then you will model software components and compositions in SystemDesk and integrate TargetLink code for them.

  • Getting Started
Utilities
Utilities for SystemDesk

Utilities for SystemDesk

  • Routine Use
Patches
Updates & Patches for Tools

Latest Versions of Installation and Licensing Tools

  • Installation and Licensing, Troubleshooting
Utilities
TargetLink AUTOSAR Utilities

The TargetLink AUTOSAR Utilities are an add-on to the TargetLink AUTOSAR support to simplify some steps in the development process.

  • Routine Use
Trainings
TargetLink AUTOSAR Support

TargetLink supports the generation of AUTOSAR-compliant code, and files generated by AUTOSAR authoring tools can be imported into TargetLink.

  • Getting Started
Trainings
AUTOSAR

Over the last few years, the AUTOSAR initiative has successfully established a standard for automotive software architectures. This course introduces you to the main goals and contents of this standard.

  • Getting Started
Patches
Updates & Patches for Drivers

Updates and patches for dSPACE Device Drivers

  • Troubleshooting
Reference Information
Compatibility Tables MATLAB R2010x/R2011x

MATLAB Compatibility Information

  • Versions and Compatibility
Reference Information
Solutions

Version information for dSPACE Solutions DVD

  • Versions and Compatibility
Reference Information
Combination of dSPACE products

Information which dSPACE software versions can be used together

  • Versions and Compatibility
Reference Information
RCP and HIL Software Release 2015-B

Version & Compatibility Information RCP&HIL Software Release 2015-B

  • Versions and Compatibility
Patches
Documentation Updates

Updates for User Documentation

  • New Features, Routine Use
Notifications
Compatibility Matrices Blockset and Toolbox Support with RTI

Compatibility Information MATLAB Blocksets & Toolboxes

  • Versions and Compatibility
Patches
Updates & Patches SystemDesk

Updates and patches for SystemDesk

  • Troubleshooting
Patches
Updates & Patches for VEOS

Updates & Patches for VEOS

  • Troubleshooting
Frequently Asked Questions
FAQ Hardware

Hardware FAQ documents

  • Routine Use, Troubleshooting
Reference Information
TargetLink 4.0

Version and compatibility information for TargetLink 4.0

  • Versions and Compatibility
Reference Information
TargetLink 3.5

Version and compatibility information for TargetLink 3.5

  • Versions and Compatibility
Trainings
FPGA Electric Drives

The training course will equip you with all the skills you need for working with the dSPACE XSG Electric Components Library to embed electric drive applications on FPGA-based real-time hardware.

  • Getting Started
Trainings
ASM Vehicle Dynamics

You will learn about the concept and the structure of the ASM Vehicle Dynamics model. The course will also deal with the options for parameterizing the vehicle, as well as the road generator and maneuver editor.

  • Getting Started
Software Demos
Euro NCAP AEB Systems Demonstration

Find a complete testsuite for Autonomous Emergency Braking that is defined by the EURO-NCAP authority. The tests are implemented in AutomationDesk and ModelDesk, executed on VEOS and observable in MotionDesk.

  • Routine Use
Instructions and Examples
MLIB - HIL API Migration Guide

How to migrate MLIB/MTRACE scripts to HIL API .NET using the MATLAB Interface to .NET Framework

  • Migration
Reference Information
Expansion Boxes for DS1006 Processor Board

DS1006 ExpansionBox Expansion Box PX5 PX10 PX20 AutoBox Hardware Compatibility

  • Versions and Compatibility
Notifications
Windows 64-Bit Operating Systems

Windows 64-Bit Operating Systems Support of dSPACE Products

  • Versions and Compatibility
Frequently Asked Questions
FAQ ConfigurationDesk

ConfigurationDesk FAQ documents

  • Routine Use, Troubleshooting
Patches
XIL API .NET

Updates and patches for XIL API .NET

  • Troubleshooting
Basics and Concepts
TargetLink Modeling Guidelines

The TargetLink Modeling Guidelines help to ensure a seamless development process from function development down to the generation of highly efficient code for electronic control units (ECUs) using dSPACE TargetLink.

  • Getting Started, Routine Use
Patches
Updates & Patches for Real-Time Testing

Updates and Patches for Real-Time Testing

  • Troubleshooting
Patches
SYNECT Patches

Updates and patches for SYNECT.

  • Troubleshooting
Reference Information
AUTOSAR Compatibility

Compatibility of dSPACE software with AUTOSAR standards

  • Versions and Compatibility
Reference Information
Solutions DVD 15.2.1

Version information for Solutions DVD 15.2.1

  • Versions and Compatibility
Video
ConfigurationDesk Tutorial Videos

These tutorial videos give you an overview of the main functions of dSPACE ConfigurationDesk.

  • Getting Started, Routine Use
Software Demos
SYNECT Simulink Signal Builder Plugin

​The SYNECT Test Management Simulink Signal Builder Plug-in demonstrates the capabilities of the SYNECT Test Management Python Plugin in the use case of automated MATLAB/Simulink test cases.

  • Routine Use
Instructions and Examples
rtplib2 - XIL API .NET MAPort Migration Guide

Guideline with code examples on how to migrate rtplib2 Python scripts to XIL API .NET MAPort using PythonNET

  • Migration
Trainings
Workshop: ControlDesk Next Generation Automation

With scripts, you can perform your complex workflows in no time, such as creating a project and experiment with your custom settings.

  • Getting Started
Reference Information
RCP and HIL Software Release 2014-B

Version & Compatibility Information RCP&HIL Software Release 2014-B

  • Versions and Compatibility
Notifications
Windows 8 Support

Windows 8 Support of dSPACE Products

  • Versions and Compatibility
Trainings
ASM Traffic

You will learn how to define road networks and create traffic scenarios with various fellow vehicles.

  • Getting Started
Frequently Asked Questions
FAQ Test Automation Software

Test Automation Software FAQ documents

  • Routine Use, Troubleshooting
Reference Information
Solutions DVD 15.1 for Release 2015-A

Version information for Solutions DVD 15.1

  • Versions and Compatibility
Reference Information
RCP and HIL Software Release 2015-A

Version & Compatibility Information RCP&HIL Software Release 2015-A

  • Versions and Compatibility
Reference Information
FMI Compatibility

Compatibility of dSPACE software with FMI standards

  • Versions and Compatibility
Instructions and Examples
MLIB - XIL API Migration Guide

How to migrate from MLIB/MTRACE to dSPACE XIL API MAPort .NET

  • Migration
Utilities
Export/Import Measurement Signal List

This utility for ControlDesk is used to back up the configuration of the measurement signal list.

  • Routine Use
Utilities
SYNECT ShowValues

​A context menu extension to plot maps and curves managed in a Signal & Parameter Management project in SYNECT.

  • Routine Use
Notifications
Qualification of dSPACE Release 2014-A with MATLAB R2014a

Qualification of dSPACE Release 2014-A with MATLAB R2014a

  • Migration, Versions and Compatibility
Notifications
TRC File Changes with dSPACE Release 2014-A and Later

The information in this document allows you to plan your next steps for migrating to new MATLAB and dSPACE releases.

  • Migration, Versions and Compatibility
Application Notes
Modeling Function Variants in TargetLink

One often has to model functional variants, i.e. different realizations for certain features that can be switched. This application note describes methods and techniques to realize function variants with TargetLink.

  • Routine Use
Utilities
Replace Platform or Device via Automation Script

This utility helps you to exchange a platform or device in a ControlDesk experiment by a platform or device of a different type.

  • Routine Use
Instructions and Examples
TargetLink Documentation Updates

Information about updates of the TargetLink documentation.

  • Routine Use
Instructions and Examples
HIL API .NET MAPort to XIL API .NET MAPort Migration Guide

Guideline with code examples on how to migrate HIL API MAPort .NET programs to XIL API MAPort

  • Migration
Reference Information
Solutions DVD 14.2 for Release 2014-B

Version information for Solutions DVD 14.2

  • Versions and Compatibility
Notifications
Knowledge Base - Installation and Licensing

Knowledge base for installation and licensing topics

  • Installation and Licensing
Utilities
TargetLink AUTOSAR Migration Tool

The TargetLink AUTOSAR Migration Tool serves to convert standard, non-AUTOSAR TargetLink models to AUTOSAR at the click of a button.

  • Migration
Trainings
RapidPro

The RapidPro training gives you a step-by-step introduction to using the RapidPro software and hardware together with a dSPACE prototyping system.

  • Getting Started
Patches
Updates & Patches CalDesk

Updates Patches CalDesk Calibration System

  • Troubleshooting
Trainings
ASM Engine Simulation

You will learn about the concept and the structure of the ASM Engine Simulation models. The course will also deal with the options for parameterizing the engine.

  • Getting Started
Known Problem Reports
Problem Reports for TargetLink 1.3p3 and 2.x

Known Problem Reports TargetLink 1.3 and TargetLink 2.x

  • Troubleshooting
Utilities
SYNECT TMEventScript

Tool Automation script which shows how to handle events raised by Test Management Module in SYNECT.

  • Routine Use
Utilities
SYNECT Automatic RIF Import

A utility to automate the import of requirements from DOORS via RIF in SYNECT.

  • Routine Use
Application Notes
SystemDesk Application Note Usage of NVRAM in SystemDesk

This document describes the workflow for using NVRAM blocks in a SystemDesk project. Additionally, a sample SystemDesk project is provided.

  • Routine Use
Trainings
Workflow Management (WFM)

This training course covers the entire tool chain for variant-based workflow management (VBWM), from configuring to executing automated processes.

  • Getting Started
Trainings
Simulating with SystemDesk

SystemDesk includes a feature for building so-called virtual ECUs from an AUTOSAR system.

  • Getting Started
Application Notes
Methods for Embedding External Code in TargetLink®

TargetLink offers various methods for embedding external code. This application note gives you a brief overview of the various methods and describes possible use cases.

  • Routine Use
Reference Information
SystemDesk PIL Support

Supported combinations of evaluation boards, microcontrollers, and compilers for VEOS processor-in-the-loop (PIL) simulation and SystemDesk VPU generation.

  • Versions and Compatibility
Instructions and Examples
HIL API MAPort Python to XIL API MAPort .NET Migration Guide

Guideline with code examples on how to migrate HIL API MAPort Python scripts to XIL API .NET MAPort using PythonNET

  • Migration
Frequently Asked Questions
FAQ MotionDesk

MotionDesk FAQ documents

  • Routine Use, Troubleshooting
Application Notes
ControlDesk Next Generation - Migration of ControlDesk 3.x Automation

Reference on migrating ControlDesk 3.x automation scripts to reuse them with ControlDesk Next Generation.

  • Migration, Versions and Compatibility
Application Notes
Concept of a complementary RAM data storage

This application note along with the enclosed demo models show how to increase functional safety in model-based software development processes by implementing the complementary RAM data storage concept.

  • Routine Use
Application Notes
AUTOSAR Architecture- and Behavior Modeling – The Interaction of SystemDesk and TargetLink

This application note demonstrates the interaction of SystemDesk and TargetLink in an AUTOSAR tool chain.

  • Migration, Routine Use
Application Notes
Target Link Data Types Application Note

About Simulink data types and how they are dealt within the TargetLink environment.

  • Routine Use
Application Notes
Generating TargetLink Code and ASAP2 Files for an Arbitrary Platform

This application note demonstrates how to setup TargetLink if you want to generate code and ASAP2 files for a platform that is not directly supported by TargetLink's Target Simulation Module.

  • Routine Use
Application Notes
Code Generator Options

This application note provides an overview of the code generator options that influence the optimization and the basic form of the generated code with regard to typical optimization goals.

  • Routine Use
Utilities
Export of Failure Simulation Systems Data to XIL API EESPort Files

The FailureSimulationExportTool exports information from an existing ControlDesk FailureSimulation system file (*.fsn) to ErrorConfiguration (*.xml) and PortConfiguration (*.portconfig) files. These files can be used to perform electrical error simulation

  • Migration
Application Notes
RTI FPGA Programming Blockset Application Note

This application note describes how to use a MicroBlaze processor block as part of a Simulink FPGA model with the dSPACE RTI FPGA Programming Blockset.

  • Routine Use
Utilities
XCP Stimulator

The dSPACE XCP Stimulator is used in connection with ControlDesk Next Generation.

  • Routine Use
Reference Information
Compatibility Tables MATLAB R2006x/R2007x:

MATLAB Compatibility Information

  • Versions and Compatibility
Trainings
SYNECT Test Management

Processing test data with SYNECT Test Management, including all the steps from handling requirements, test cases and execution plans to executing tests and evaluating the test results

  • Getting Started
Reference Information
Knowledge Base - MotionDesk

MotionDesk specific information in the Knowledge Base

  • Installation and Licensing
Reference Information
Compatibility Tables MATLAB R2008x/R2009x

MATLAB Compatibility Information

  • Versions and Compatibility
Application Notes
Python 2.7 Migration Guide

How to migrate existing Python scripts for use under Python 2.7

  • Migration
Basics and Concepts
MISRA Compliance Information for TargetLink

MISRA Compliance Information for TargetLink

  • Routine Use
Application Notes
Workflows between SystemDesk and EB tresos Studio

This application note describes how to interconnect the tools dSPACE SystemDesk and EB tresos Studio and which step of the workflow should be performed in which tool. It is also shown how to integrate TargetLink in the workflow.

  • Routine Use
Utilities
SYNECT Test Management Python Plug-in

A generic Python-based Adapter for SYNECT Test Management for importing/exporting tests and test results and also executing tests from SYNECT.

  • Routine Use
Utilities
sdm2stz

Tool for converting sdmlib stimulus files for use with ControlDesk Next Generation

  • Migration
Utilities
Test Framework to Test Builder Migration Tool

The Test Framework to Test Builder Migration Tool allows automatic migration of existing Test Framework projects and libraries to Test Builder implementations.

  • Migration
Basics and Concepts
TargetLink AUTOSAR Guidelines

The TargetLink AUTOSAR Guidelines contain rules and guidelines for TargetLink users who want to model and implement AUTOSAR software components (SWCs) with TargetLink.

  • Getting Started, Routine Use
Application Notes
Application Note - AutoBoot & Compact Flash Card

AutoBoot CompactFlash

  • Routine Use, Troubleshooting
Utilities
SYNECT RMEventScript

Tool Automation script which shows how to handle events raised by Requirements Management Module in SYNECT.

  • Routine Use
Application Notes
SystemDesk Solution Using ECU-State-Manager

This document describes the workflow for integrating the ECU-State-Manager into a SystemDesk project for simulation purpose

  • Routine Use
Application Notes
SystemDesk Application Note Basic Software Plugin Generation

This application note describes how to extend SystemDesk's functionalities for basic software (BSW) modules by external functions.

  • Routine Use
Trainings
ASM Battery Simulation

You will learn about the concept and the structure of the ASM Battery model. The course will also deal with the options for parameterizing a battery.

  • Getting Started
Application Notes
Guidelines for using Model Referencing with TargetLink®

This application note contains guidelines for using Model Referencing in combination with TargetLink

  • Routine Use
Application Notes
Concept of Memory Mapping Using TargetLink 3.4

This application note shows how variables as well as functions can be properly mapped to the desired memory segments. The memory partitioning of AUTOSAR 4.0.3 is taken as an example.

  • Routine Use
Utilities
Office Libraries

dSPACE Office Libraries to access Microsoft Office products with Python

  • Routine Use
Application Notes
Tool Interoperability of TargetLink and DaVinci Developer

This application note demonstrates the interaction of TargetLink and DaVinci in an AUTOSAR tool chain.

  • Routine Use
Trainings
dSPACE FlexRay Configuration Package

In this training course, you will learn how to configure a dSPACE system as a simulation node in a FlexRay network and create application-specific Simulink models.

  • Getting Started
Trainings
ASM Engine InCylinder Simulation

You will learn about the concept and the structure of the ASM Engine InCylinder Simulation models. The course will also explain the basics of in-cylinder-pressure-based engine simulation.

  • Getting Started
Application Notes
RapidPro Standard Configurations

This application note shows how to work with the RapidPro application-specific predefined configurations.

  • Routine Use
Instructions and Examples
Model-Based Development and Verification of Airborne Software

The aviation industry requires that safety-critical software is assessed according to rigorous safety and development guidelines before it might be used on commercial airliners.

  • Routine Use
Application Notes
TargetLink Application Note - Using Variable Class Templates

This application note provides a detailed description of TargetLink's variable class template mechanism. This includes the mechanism's interaction with the scope reduction of variables and the consequences of function inlining with respect to variables.

  • Routine Use
Application Notes
Setting up an ad hoc network and a VNC connection with MicroAutoBox Embedded PC

This application note outlines how an ad hoc network and a VNC connection can be established with the MicroAutoBox Embedded PC

  • Routine Use
Application Notes
Programming the status LED of the MicroAutoBox Embedded PC

This application note outlines how the status LED of the MicroAutoBox Embedded PC can be programmed under MS Windows® 7 and Ubuntu®/Linux.

  • Routine Use
Application Notes
Using the dSPACE Data Dictionary in a Multi-User Environment

This application note describes how to set up TargetLink in a multi-user environment to ensure a consistent workflow.

  • Routine Use