Get hands-on experience with the groov RIO Learning Center

Posted by Janice Colmer on Apr 14, 2021 9:35:07 AM

Learn more about edge I/O technology and the capabilities of the groov RIO module with the new learning center unit.

If you're up-to-date on your OptoBlog posts, you've heard about the revolutionary I/O that offers over 200,000 unique, software-configurable I/O combinations in a single, compact, PoE-powered industrial package called groov RIO.

Ready to learn about and experiment with groov RIO? Now you can with the groov RIO Learning Center (GRV-RIO-LC).

groov RIO Learning CenterA learning center is the perfect way to get hands-on experience using the product, and it also functions as a demo unit or an effective tool for Proof-of-Concept projects. The GRV-RIO-LC is a complete package of fully functional groov RIO hardware and software, designed to work with downloadable examples from the Opto 22 website.

What's included?


  • 1 groov RIO mixed-signal multifunction module (GRV-R7-MM1001-10)
  • 1 DIN rail
  • 2 illuminated push buttons
  • 1 potentiometer
  • 1 temperature probe connector
  • 1 single-color backlight LED
  • 1 ICTD temperature probe with resistor (for PID loop control)
  • 1 plexiglass stand


  • groov Manage
  • MQTT with Sparkplug
  • Node-RED
  • Secure Shell (SSH)

Follow the directions in the RIO Learning Center Setup (form 2361) included in the box. Then, you can find additional information in the installation tech note (form 2362). You'll be up and running in no time!

Coming soon

Stay tuned for new groov RIO lessons on OptoU. There will be new online, self-guided learning modules on the Opto 22 training site that you can use with your groov RIO Learning Center.

Don't wait....the groov RIO Learning Centers are currently in stock and available for purchase. And rest assured, Opto 22's free product support services are also included with the purchase. Our engineers can assist you with any questions you might have. Email support@opto22.com or call 951-695-3080.



Topics: Training, OptoU, groov RIO, groov RIO Learning Center

Written by Janice Colmer

Janice has worked at Opto 22 for more than 16 years and is part of the marketing team that strives to share new and relevant content with the automation industry. She enjoys books, camping, country music, and spending time with family and friends.
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