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Other Technical Documents2134 DIN-Rail Clips in-the-box
This short document shows you how to install DIN-rail clips on SNAP racks and how to attach the clips to a DIN rail.
7/2/2015
Product Data Sheets & Overviews0859 Solid-State Relays (SSRs) Data Sheet
Opto 22 provides a full range of reliable solid-state relays (SSR). This data sheet includes descriptions, specifications, dimensional drawings, and application information.
6/25/2015
Release NotesRM_GROOV_APP groov App Readme Notes

Latest Readme for groov App, which includes groov Build and groov View. This Readme provides information on new features, enhancements, and bug fixes. To get the latest groov updates, go to activate.groov.com.

6/22/2015
Manuals2038 Network LED Dimmer User's Guide

The Opto 22 Network LED Dimmer is a constant voltage PWM (pulse width modulation) dimmer that controls light-emitting diodes (LEDs). Used alone or in tandem, this compact dimmer is suited for applications involving LED color mixing; roadway, step, or path marking; backlighting; facade or wall lighting; or any other use that requires variable light from LEDs.

Use the Network LED Dimmer to control LEDs either manually or through standard serial protocols—including DMX512-A, Modbus/ASCII, and Optomux—and incorporate lighting control into existing building, automation, and lighting control systems.

6/19/2015
Product Data Sheets & Overviews1967 SNAP Mechanical Power Relay Output Module Data Sheet

The SNAP-OMR6-C mechanical power relay output module gives you four isolated channels for switching loads up to 6 amps at 250 VAC or 30 VDC.

NOTE: Specifications and wiring diagrams for the obsolete SNAP-OMR6-A module are included in this data sheet for reference.

6/19/2015
Other Technical Documents1805 Opto 22 REACH SVHC Confirmation Letter
This document responds to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 and addresses the use of Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation, and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) in Opto 22 products.
6/19/2015
Other Technical Documents2148 .NET Controller SDK for SNAP PAC Technical Note

The .NET Controller Software Development Kit (SDK) for SNAP PAC provides a simple, easy-to-use interface for a developer to quickly create an application to access objects in a PAC Control strategy running on an Opto 22 SNAP PAC programmable automation controller.

This technical note includes system requirements and the basics of adding the SDK to your project, accessing documentation, and using assemblies.

6/2/2015
Product Data Sheets & Overviews0512 Standard Digital 16-Channel Rack Data Sheet
The PB16A I/O mounting rack can accommodate up to 16 single-channel standard (G1) digital I/O modules.
5/28/2015
Manuals2009 Modbus Integration Kit for PAC Control User's Guide
This Modbus Integration Kit for PAC Control allows Opto 22 SNAP PAC controllers using PAC Control to communicate using the Modbus Serial RTU, Modbus Serial ASCII or Modbus/TCP protocol. This kit replaces the Modbus/TCP Integration Kit for PAC Control (part # PAC-INT-MBTCP) and the Modbus Serial Integration Kit for PAC Control (part # PAC-INT-MBSER).

The Integration Kit contains a set of PAC Control master subroutines, an example Modbus Master chart, a PAC Control slave subroutine, an example Modbus Slave that uses the slave subroutine, a demo data chart, and example initialization files.

5/22/2015
Case Studies2140 Case Study: Pioneer Energy

What's in North Dakota that's as bright as the city of Chicago in the nighttime sky? It's flare gas from oil fields, a waste stream going up in smoke.

Pioneer Energy is changing that waste into resources, with their Mobile Alkane Gas Separator (MAGS). Mounted on a trailer, the complete system can be trucked to a well site, installed in 24 hours, and remotely monitored.

This case study explains how the system processes flare gas and how it is controlled and monitored.

5/21/2015
Release NotesRM_GROOV_SERVER groov Server for Windows Readme Notes
5/18/2015
Manuals2104 groov Box User's Guide for GROOV AR1
This user's guide shows you how to set up and configure a GROOV-AR1 groov Box. You can use groov to develop an operator interface to monitor and control your system.
5/12/2015
Manuals2103 groov Quick Start Guide for GROOV-AR1

Opto 22's groov is a new way to easily build effective operator interfaces and view them on virtually any computer or mobile device, any size or manufacturer, from anywhere.

This Quick Start guide shows you how to set up groov, build a simple interface, and view it.

5/12/2015
Manuals2027 groov Build and View User's Guide
This user's guide shows you how to set up, configure, and use groov to develop a mobile operator interface to monitor and control your automation systems and equipment.
5/12/2015
Manuals2063 groov Quick Start Guide for GROOV-AT1

Opto 22's groov is a new way to easily build effective operator interfaces and view them on virtually any computer or mobile device, any size or manufacturer, from anywhere.

This Quick Start guide shows you how to set up groov, build a simple interface, and view it.

5/12/2015
Manuals2078 groov Server for Windows User's Guide
This user's guide shows you how to set up and configure groov Server, the software version of groov which you can use to develop an operator interface to monitor and control your system.
5/12/2015
Product Data Sheets & Overviews2060 groov Data Sheet

groov is Opto 22’s way to build and view mobile operator interfaces to monitor and control systems and equipment from smartphones and tablets.

Using only a modern web browser, groov lets you quickly and securely build and deploy mobile interfaces for automation, monitoring, and control applications. No programming or coding required.

These operator interfaces can then be viewed on mobile devices using the free groov View apps for iOS and Android. They can also be viewed on any brand computer, mobile device, or web-enabled TV that has a web browser, regardless of the device's size or operating system.

5/6/2015
Release NotesRM_PAC_PROJ PAC Project Readme Notes

Latest Readme for PAC Project Basic and Professional. Includes information on new features, enhancements, and bug fixes for each PAC Project application: PAC Control, PAC Display, OptoOPCServer, PAC Manager, and Tools.

Also see form 2117, the PAC Project 9.4 Release Notes, which include important information on installation and use.

5/6/2015
White Papers2107 Using Commercial Off-the-Shelf Mobile Devices in Industrial Automation

"Russian Roulette" or the "New Normal"?

Automation engineers on LinkedIn heatedly debate the pros and cons of using standard COTS smartphones and tablets in industrial settings. Meanwhile, industry analysts like Gartner and ARC Advisory Group forecast tremendous growth in BYOD (bring your own device) usage.

Are there reasons to use off-the-shelf mobile devices in industrial automation? What are the advantages and disadvantages, and what do you need to think about before moving ahead? This white paper discusses environmental, safety, security, connectivity, and other factors to consider and includes specific advice for choosing device types suited to your industrial application.

5/1/2015
Other Technical Documents1970 Wireless Ad-Hoc Mode Configuration Technical Note

OptoEMU Sensor energy monitoring units and Opto 22 Wired+Wireless™ SNAP PAC controllers and brains can communicate wirelessly with other wireless devices in either infrastructure or ad-hoc mode.

In ad-hoc mode, wireless devices communicate directly with each other, peer-to-peer. Ad-hoc mode is less secure but useful for temporary wireless connections, because it can be set up quickly.

This technical note shows you how to configure ad-hoc mode on the OptoEMU Sensor, controller, or brain using PAC Manager. It also includes steps for configuring ad-hoc mode on a smart phone.

Use this technical note with the AdHocConfig.zip download, which includes a file to make configuration in PAC Manager easier.

5/1/2015
Product Data Sheets & Overviews0253 G4 Digital DC Input Modules Data Sheet
Opto 22’s G4 DC input modules are used to detect on/off DC voltage levels.
5/1/2015
Other Technical Documents1725 PAC Project Demo Quick Start
The PAC Project Demo Quick Start pdf explains how to run the PAC Project Demo. The demo download includes the pdf as well as PAC Control, PAC Display, and SNAP PAC Sim, a software simulation of a SNAP PAC controller. The download also includes a pre-made control strategy, which will run on the PAC Sim, and several HMI projects you can explore.

Using the PAC Project Demo, you can demonstrate and experiment with Opto 22's control and HMI development software even before purchasing SNAP PAC hardware.
4/24/2015
Manuals1711 Legacy Edition, PAC Control Command Reference
This document is the Legacy Edition of the PAC Control Command Reference. This guide includes all the commands that apply to both SNAP PAC and legacy hardware.

Use this guide if your PAC Control strategy includes SNAP Ultimate, SNAP Ethernet, SNAP Simple, or mistic I/O units.

If your strategy works with SNAP PAC controllers and brains only, use form #1701 instead of this guide.
4/23/2015
Manuals1701 PAC Control Command Reference
This document provides detailed information on commands used in PAC Control, part of the PAC Project Software Suite. PAC Control is control programming software for the Opto 22 SNAP PAC System.

4/23/2015
Case Studies2146 Application Brief: Plummer's Environmental Services
Industrial services company Plummer's Environmental Services collects, treats, and disposes of thousands of gallons of liquid waste. Opto 22 SNAP PAC and groov products help make it happen.
4/22/2015
Manuals1702 PAC Display User's Guide
This guide shows you how to use PAC Display, part of the PAC Project Software Suite, to create human-machine interfaces (HMIs) for your SNAP PAC System.
4/14/2015
Manuals1712 Legacy Edition, PAC Display User's Guide
This document is the Legacy Edition of the PAC Display User's Guide. This guide includes all the information you need if you are using both SNAP PAC hardware and older Opto 22 hardware with PAC Display.

Use this guide if you have SNAP Ultimate, SNAP Ethernet, SNAP Simple, SNAP-LCE, or mistic I/O units, or ioProject or FactoryFloor controllers that you're using with PAC Display.

If you have SNAP PAC hardware only, use form #1702 instead of this guide.
4/14/2015
Manuals1700 PAC Control User's Guide
This document shows you how to use PAC Control, part of the PAC Project Software Suite, to develop control programs to run on SNAP PAC controllers. These programs, called strategies, contain the process logic that controls, monitors, and gathers data from your equipment and devices.

PAC Control strategies form the foundation for other PAC Project software, providing the single tagname database used for HMI creation in PAC Display, for OPC data elements in OptoOPCServer, and for data to be shared with databases in OptoDataLink.
4/13/2015
Manuals1710 Legacy Edition, PAC Control User's Guide
This document is the Legacy Edition of the PAC Control User's Guide. It includes all the information you need to use PAC Control with both SNAP PAC hardware and legacy hardware.

Use this guide if your PAC Control strategy includes SNAP Ultimate, SNAP Ethernet, SNAP Simple, or mistic I/O units.

If your strategy works with SNAP PAC controllers and brains only, use form #1700 instead of this guide.
4/10/2015
Pressroom2144 Opto 22 Adds Event Notifications and Lower-cost Options to groov
4/6/2015
Product Data Sheets & Overviews1699 PAC Project Data Sheet
The PAC Project software suite is one of the four components of the SNAP PAC System. PAC Project comes in two forms: Basic and Professional.

PAC Project Basic is included free in your purchase of a SNAP PAC controller. It includes everything you need for most automation or monitoring applications: control programming, HMI development, and I/O configuration software.

PAC Project Professional is available for purchase as a suite or as individual software components. It includes everything in Basic and adds OPC communication, database connectivity, additional features, and support for legacy Opto 22 hardware.
4/3/2015
Manuals2132 HART SNAP I/O Modules User's Guide
This guide shows you how to install and use Opto 22's HART SNAP I/O analog input and output modules, either with PAC Control or in a custom program you develop.
4/2/2015
Product Data Sheets & Overviews2080 HART SNAP I/O Modules Data Sheet