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Start EPIC communication to your serial devices

Posted by Janice Colmer on Jul 30, 2019 10:56:51 AM

Learn how to set up, install, and communicate using a groov EPIC serial I/O module.

Many industrial automation applications require communication between the controller and multiple serial devices. The GRV-CSERI-4 module provides four independent and isolated serial ports for this purpose. Each port is software configurable to communicate with RS-232 or RS-485 (half duplex or full duplex) serial devices.

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Topics: PAC Control, I/O modules, groov EPIC, I/O, serial module

I/O module quality indicator LED sheds light on system status

Posted by Janice Colmer on Jul 22, 2019 10:21:08 AM

New video workshop takes a closer look at the LED quality indicator on groov EPIC I/O modules.

Are you seeing a yellow light on one of your groov EPIC I/O modules? This means that one or more of its values is outside of the expected range. Opto 22 applications engineer Ben Orchard explains why this is important and how to use this feature in a video that's just been added to the groov EPIC hardware playlist.

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Topics: PAC Control, I/O modules, groov EPIC

groov I/O module status at a glance...

Posted by Janice Colmer on Jun 17, 2019 9:11:55 AM

New to groov EPIC or want to know what those multi-colored LEDs on the groov EPIC system indicate? You'll want to watch this short video that explains!

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Topics: IIoT, I/O modules, groov EPIC, I/O

Product Update: Terminal extender and thermistor input for groov EPIC

Posted by Janice Colmer on May 29, 2019 11:03:41 AM

The groov EPIC system adds a time-saving cable and groov I/O thermistor module. 

GRV-TEX-26F6
Would you like to save time and expense when installing or maintaining your field devices?  The new GRV-TEX-26F6 cable reduces the time and effort needed to connect field devices to groov I/O modules.
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Topics: I/O modules, groov EPIC, I/O

New I/O modules for the groov EPIC system

Posted by Janice Colmer on Mar 1, 2019 2:01:51 PM

Meet our latest line up of modules designed to give you more I/O choices for your groov EPIC system.

Along with the recent news of including IEC 61131-3 programming options for groov EPIC, there are 5 new I/O modules being added to the groov EPIC product line. Learn more about each module to see what new capabilities can help with your applications.

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Topics: I/O modules, groov EPIC, I/O

Four-port serial module now available for the groov EPIC system

Posted by Janice Colmer on Oct 8, 2018 12:55:18 PM

Opto 22 has just announced the release of the groov serial I/O module, GRV-CSERI-4. This module plugs into a groov EPIC chassis alongside groov EPIC analog and discrete I/O modules, allowing you the mix of signals you need at any location.

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Topics: groov, PAC Control, EPIC, I/O modules, serial

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