Opto 22

43044 Business Park Drive, Temecula, CA 92590 USA
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Email: sales@opto22.com

SNAP PAC System Self-Training Guide

Learn about Opto 22's SNAP PAC System...

SNAP PAC System hardware and software for industrial automation, monitoring, and data acquisition

...in five easy steps:

1. Read about PACs.

2. Watch the SNAP PAC System overview video. Also available with voiceovers in Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Russian, and Arabic.

3. Watch the PAC Control software how-to video.

4. Download the PAC Project Demo and explore the software using a PC-based controller (included).

5. Come to free training in sunny California. Or purchase the SNAP PAC Learning Center (part number SNAP-PACLC) and get hands-on experience with real hardware and software (includes a step-by-step tutorial).


Now design your own system

See system architecture diagrams, choose components, and check specifications and wiring in the SNAP PAC System Specification Guide, form 1696 (pdf).

Build your I/O in the SNAP I/O Configurator

Build your I/O units in the interactive SNAP I/O Configurator. Choose your processor, I/O, and accessories. (It's fun!)

Read the Best Practices for PAC Project and groov Technical Note (form 2073) before you start developing your control projects.



For help

More on choosing system components

SNAP PAC System Components (animated demo)

Choose software:

Choose a controller:


More on designing system architecture

SNAP PAC System Architecture Examples (animated demo)

SNAP PAC Networking options (animated demo)
Using the dual network interfaces on SNAP PACs (video)

Industrial wireless:


More Videos on PAC Project Software

PAC Project Software Suite for industrial automation, monitoring, and data acquisition

Quick-start videos for PAC Control:

PAC Display HMI
PAC Display Tips & Tricks
PAC Display Trends

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