...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).
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 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.
SNAP PAC System Components (animated demo)
Choose a controller:
SNAP PAC System Architecture Examples (animated demo)
SNAP PAC Networking options (animated demo)
Using the dual network interfaces on SNAP PACs (video)
Quick-start videos for PAC Control:
PAC Display HMI
PAC Display Tips & Tricks
PAC Display Trends
OptoDataLink for database connectivity