I/O system certified by association for DeviceNet and EtherNet/IP

Opto 22 Snap I/O receives ODVA certification after its intelligent remote I/O system passes EtherNet/IP conformance testing.

10/23/2008


Temecula, CA – Opto 22, developer and manufacturer of the award-winning Snap PAC System family of programmable automation controllers, I/O products, and accessories, says it received ODVA certification for its recently announced Snap-PAC-EB1 and Snap-PAC -EB2 Snap I/O processors, which feature support for Ethernet-based control systems that communicate via the EtherNet/IP protocol.
ODVA is an international association with members from theation, and education. ODVA-certification helps ensure that products are built to CIP specifications so they will operate effectively in multi-vendor systems.
Opto 22 submittedEtherNet/IP based systems, such as Rockwell Automation/Allen-Bradley ControlLogix and CompactLogix control systems, Opto 22 says.
Snap I/O integrates into these platforms natively and communicates with the Logix-based programmable logic controller (PLC) without additional programming. Opto 22 says that means that
Because Snap I/O systems can perform a variety of advanced control functions (PID loop control, high-speed counting and latching, quadrature counting, pulsing, thermocouple linearization, analog ramping, and more) independent of the Logix PLC, engineers can modify or expand their systems to meet
Opto 22 provide more information on EtherNet/IP Conformance Tested I/O . Also read:

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