Wireless Newsletter - February 2021


It’s a PLC! It’s a PC! It’s a smartphone!

No, it’s the industrial controls system you’ve been waiting for:
Opto 22’s groov EPIC — the world’s first Edge Programmable Industrial Controller.

View Intro to groov EPIC Webinar 

groov EPIC® gives you guaranteed-for-life I/O, a flexible Linux®-based controller with gateway functions, high-resolution touchscreen, two independent network interfaces, USB and HDMI ports, and software including control programming, groov View for device-independent HMI, Node-RED for simple data flows, and Ignition Edge® for OPC-UA drivers and MQTT/Sparkplug communications.

"We got groov EPIC up and running in less than a day. Now when an alarm occurs, the guys get a text or email on their phones. They check out the live status remotely and make an informed decision to come in or not, saving time, money and hassle." - Gregg Martin, President, GMI Instrumentation.

 If you would like to contact us about this product, feel free to email us.

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MTX-Router-EOS, compact industrial IoT router with LTE, dual SIM and 3x Ethernet

MTX-IoT-S, 4G programmable IoT modem with 8x digital I/O, 2x ADC

Now you can collect, process, view, and exchange data where it's produced—at the edge of the network. When you work with data at the edge, you don’t have to worry about latency, and you have one single
source of truth.

Securely share data among databases, cloud platforms, web services, PLC systems, and other systems
and equipment, using open, modern communication standards.

Move data efficiently, decrease network load, and reduce IT reliance by using MQTT/Sparkplug communications.

Visualize data on the controller’s integral touchscreen, an external HDMI monitor, or from any
web browser or mobile device.

Now you have new programming options:

+ Program with the field-proven, flowchart-based, multi-chart control language PAC Control.
+ Use the IEC 61131-3 compliant CODESYS Development System and CODESYS runtime.
+ Exchange data using the visual, flow-based editor and runtime Node-RED, with its free pre-built nodes for databases, web services, and more.
+ Run your own C, C++, Java, Python, or other custom-developed application on an open, Linux-based automation system, using secure shell access.

From plant floors to remote sites, the edge demands industrially hardened equipment. Now you don’t have to worry about processing power in challenging locations.

groov EPIC has:
Stainless steel processor and I/O chassis with a secure, screw-down design
+ Industrial quad-core ARM processor and solid-state drive
+ Industrial high-resolution color touchscreen display
+ UL Hazardous Locations and Class 1 Div 2 approval
+ Wide -20-70ºC temperature range
+ ATEX compliance

You can rely on real-time control and I/O from an automation manufacturer with 45+ years of experience. Opto 22’s worldwide reputation for quality was built on solid state relays and I/O, and all their experience is poured into the design of groov EPIC.

You’ll appreciate:
Integral touchscreen for local configuration, commissioning, and troubleshooting–no PC required
+ Real-time, open-source Linux operating system
+ Multi-tasking real-time control engine
+ Dual independent Gigabit Ethernet network interfaces to help securely segment your control network from your business network
+ HDMI port for optional local monitor
+ USB ports for keyboard, mouse, Wi-Fi dongle, serial connections
+ Intelligent, hot-swappable, guaranteed-for-life I/O
+ Spring-clamp field wiring up to 14 AWG, with an integrated wireway and adjustable cover
+ Multicolor LED for I/O module quality, plus channel indicators for discrete I/O
+ Integrated power supply options

EPIC software - Ready to tackle your application


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