Floating-Point and Fixed-Point Data Types

The inputs and outputs of the communications blocks support various data types. For some blocks, changing to single outputs can lead to different results when compared with double outputs for the same set of parameters. Some blocks may naturally output different data types than what they receive (e.g. digital modulators) a signal. Refer to the individual block reference pages for details.

For more information, see Floating-Point Numbers (Fixed-Point Designer) and Fixed-Point Signal Processing (DSP System Toolbox).

Access the Block Support Table

The Simulink Block Data Type Support for Communications Toolbox™ table provides details regarding capabilities and limitations pertaining to code generation, variable-sizing, and supported data types for all Communications Toolbox blocks. To access the table, type showcommblockdatatypetable at the MATLAB® command line.