OptoNews Tip: Direct I/O & PAMUX SDKs now support Windows 10, 8.1, 7

Posted by Jean Femia on Mar 1, 2017 3:58:37 PM

Two of our software development kits (SDKs) have just been updated to provide support for Microsoft® Windows® 10 Professional, 8.1 Professional, and 7 Professional, both 32-bit and 64-bit.

PC-based direct I/O SDK for PCI adapter cardsPC-DIRECT-SDK

The PC-Based Direct I/O SDK for PCI Adapter Cards is for direct, high-speed control of digital I/O points. No brain is required; you're going directly from the PC to the I/O modules.

You can use the SDK with either the PCI-AC5 or the PCIe-AC5 adapter card.

Note that this newer SDK does not support the older ISA-based AC5 and G4 AC5 adapter cards. You can continue to use the older SDK version with those cards, and the older SDK is still available on our FTP site.

PAMUX systems SDK for PCI adapter cardsPC-PAMUX-SDK 

The PAMUX Systems SDK for PCI Adapter Cards is used with a PCI-AC51 or PCIe-AC51 adapter card, and it uses one of these PAMUX brains:

More Options

These are just two of the ways you can control reliable Opto 22 I/O from a PC. See the PC-based I/O Overview (form 1165) for more ways. 

Learn more about PC-based I/O


Topics: Discrete control, Updates, Tips, Machine builder, optonews, OEM, I/O, OptoNews 2017-03-01, Pamux

Written by Jean Femia

Jean Femia writes about technical subjects and has focused on automation and control systems for more than 15 years. She likes learning about technology and taking corners in her Honda S2000.
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