Edge Programmable Industrial Controller and I/O

 

The groov EPIC system provides reliable real-time control where and when you need it.

   
   

Controller

Opto 22 EPIC controller with color touchscreen
  • Integrated high-resolution color touchscreen for on-board I/O and network configuration, commissioning, and troubleshooting; no PC required
  • Real-time, open-source Linux® OS running on an industrial quad-core ARM® processor
  • 2 GB RAM, 6 GB user space on industrial solid-state drive
  • Control programming options: flowchart-based PAC Control with optional scripting or CODESYS and IEC 61131-3 languages including ladder logic
  • Optional secure shell access (SSH) for your own custom-developed application
  • Dual, independent Gigabit Ethernet network interfaces 
  • Dual USB ports for external keyboard/mouse, WiFi adapter, serial adapter, or USB memory stick to 32 GB 
  • HDMI output for optional external monitor
  • Remote system configuration, troubleshooting, and visualization from any web browser on any authorized device
  • RESTful API to controller data
  • Multiple power supply options including AC, DC, and pass-through
Made in the USAAll groov EPIC system products are manufactured and supported in the U.S.A. Product support is free. 

I/O

Opto 22 groov I/O module
  • UL Hazardous Locations approved and ATEX compliant
  • Wide -20 to 70 °C operating temperature range
  • Stainless-steel chassis with 0, 4, 8, or 16 I/O modules
  • Up to 24 channels per module
  • Spring-clamp terminal strip directly atop I/O module, accommodating up to 14 AWG wire
  • Integrated wireway with two-position swing-away cover
  • Single module retention screw and strain relief tab built in
  • Hot-swappable I/O
  • Touch-sensitive pad on I/O modules for configuring, commissioning, and testing
  • LED indicators for module health at a glance, and for individual discrete channels
  • Multi-featured analog input with voltage, current, and loop sourcing in single module
  • Analog input resolution of 20 bits at 0.1% accuracy over span
  • DC outputs with load switching at 0.4 A per channel @ 70 ºC
  • AC outputs with load switching at 0.5 A per channel @ 70 ºC; blown-fuse detection
  • AC/DC mechanical relay output at 5 A per channel @ 70 ºC
  • Serial communication module
  • Channel-to-channel isolation available 
  • Guaranteed for life
Read the white paper, Meet the Future: Edge Programmable Industrial Controllers

Connect

Connect to A-B & Siemens PLCs, Modbus/TCP, groov EPIC, groov RIO, SNAP PACs, databases, online services, APIs. Use OPC UA and efficient MQTTMore on connectivity

Handle Data

Process data locally, then move it where you need it, using secure, standard Internet and IT-compatible tools and protocols. More on data handling.

Visualize

Monitor and control your equipment from anywhere using your smartphone or tablet. More on visualization.