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Model Configuration Parameters for Parrot Minidrone

Hardware Implementation Pane Overview

Default Hardware Implementation Pane

Configure Parrot® minidrone to run Simulink® models.

  1. In the Simulink Editor, select Simulation > Model Configuration Parameters.

  2. In the Configuration Parameter dialog box, click Hardware Implementation.

  3. Set the Hardware board parameter to Parrot Rolling Spider or Parrot Mambo.

  4. The parameter values under Hardware board settings are automatically populated to their default values.

    You can optionally adjust these parameters for your particular use case.

  5. To apply the changes, click Apply.

For more information on selecting a hardware support package and general configuration settings, see Hardware Implementation Pane.

Build Options

ParameterDescriptionDefault Value

Build action

Option to specify whether you want only the build, or the build, load, and run actions during code generation

Build, load, and run

Launch Parrot Flight Control Interface automatically after build

Determines whether the Flight Control UI is automatically launched or not


Enable profiling

Determines whether profiling is enabled on the generated code


Enable Take-off of drone if the surface is tilted

Determines whether the drone can perform the take-off when kept on a tilted surface


Abort flight at high accelerations

Determines whether the flight of the drone needs to be aborted at high accelerations


Maximum acceleration of drone before safety abort

Sets the maximum acceleration of the drone beyond which the flight is aborted


Disable parallel build

Option to compile the generated code on multiple cores of the processor on the host computer



ParameterDescriptionDefault Value

CPU Clock (MHz)

The CPU clock frequency in MHz.


External Mode

ParameterDescriptionDefault Value
Communication interface

Transport layer used to exchange data between host and hardware.


IP address

Sets the IP address of the drone to establish the connection.

For Parrot Rolling Spider –

For Parrot Mambo –


Sets the port for transfer of data over TCP/IP for External mode



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