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
  • Programmed using flowchart-based PAC Control with optional scripting. Future support for IEC 61131.
  • Optional secure shell access (SSH) for your own custom-developed application
  • Dual, independent Gigabit Ethernet network interfaces 
  • Dual USB ports for serial communications or touchscreen monitors
  • 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 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
  • Channel-to-channel isolation available 
  • Guaranteed for life

Connectivity

Manage Modbus/TCP devices, data from databases & APIs, Opto 22 groov EPIC and SNAP PACs, and OPC UA systems and equipment. More on connectivity

Data Handling

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

Visualization

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