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Introducing OptoU - free online training

Posted by Janice Colmer on Jul 20, 2018 8:30:00 AM

Looking to learn more about IIoT technologies, control systems, and how they work together? It’s time to check out OptoU!

This free online training program provides convenient, on-demand training courses to fit in with your busy schedule. With its “watch and learn” premise, course topics are made up of video and written lessons. The secure sign-in feature lets you return to unfinished lessons and learn at your own pace.

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Topics: PACs, Networking, Training, I/O, Security, IIoT, Industrial Internet of Things, Node-RED, MQTT, Ignition Edge, EPIC

Automation 101: New videos show you how to wire, configure, & move data

Posted by Jean Femia on Aug 22, 2017 10:00:00 PM
  • How do you get machine data without interfering with the process? 
  • What's an easy way to monitor temperature in a server room?
  • How can you control the flow of heating and cooling water in your HVAC system?

These are the kinds of fundamental questions that come up over and over in automation applications, and our new Automation 101 video series aims to answer them. 

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Topics: Energy management, Videos, Process control, Discrete control, Remote monitoring, Training, I/O, Building management, PAC Control, Data acquisition

OptoNews: Sinking and sourcing explained

Posted by Jean Femia on Oct 7, 2015 2:48:18 PM

Confused about sinking and sourcing in DC circuits?

Want to find out which digital output module to use in a DC circuit?

Manufacturers label their DC outputs in different ways. This new animated demo defines sinking and sourcing and shows you which type of Opto 22 output module to use, depending on your application.

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Topics: Discrete control, optonews, Training, I/O, OptoNews 2015-10-07

OptoNews: Training & show reminders for New England and Canada

Posted by Jean Femia on Sep 9, 2015 4:28:07 PM

Just a couple of reminders about upcoming events in your area: 

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Topics: groov, optonews, PACs, Events & conferences, Training, PAC Project, OptoNews 2015-09-09

OptoNews: groov events & email in new how-to videos

Posted by Jean Femia on Jul 29, 2015 5:20:08 PM

Two new groov how-to videos show you all about:

Events & notifications. Configuring events you want to log, checking event status, and using the event log with or without custom message text.

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Topics: Videos, groov, optonews, Training, OptoNews 2015-07-29

OptoNews: Fall training class in New England

Posted by Jean Femia on Jul 15, 2015 4:55:09 PM

Plan ahead to enjoy the fall color and learn about Opto 22's versatile SNAP PAC System at the same time this September.

Whether you're monitoring remote pumps and valves, tracking energy data, controlling processes in a large factory, or doing a wide variety of other automation tasks, you'll find the SNAP PAC System reliable and scalable. 

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Topics: Case studies, groov, optonews, PACs, Training, OptoNews 2015-07-15, I/O

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