Press Release Summary:
Model RIO-24 digital I/O solution offers 24 bits in any combination of inputs or high-current outputs. Housed in steel enclosure, it interfaces to controlling computer through wireless link, USB converter, or RS-232 port via RS-485 converter. Outputs sink up to 350 mA each, or switch between 0 and 5 Vdc. Windows-based application allows for establishing communication, quick setup, and testing of I/O. It includes real-time display and log-to-disk feature.
Original Press Release:
Wireless 24-Bit Discrete I/O Unit is Easy to Use, Offers Flexible Connectivity for Remote Data Acquisition
µSAN DIEGO, Calif.-February 19, 2003-ACCES I/O Products introduces its RIO-24, a ready-to-use Digital I/O solution with 24 bits in any combination of inputs or high-current outputs. The unit is housed in a steel enclosure and interfaces to a controlling computer through a wireless link, USB converter, or an RS-232 port via RS-485 converter. Typical applications include remote data acquisition and control of switches, relays and more.
Key features include:
o Wireless (a range up to 7 miles), USB, RS-485 or RS-232 connectivity
o Unit ships complete, power supply included
o Optional removable screw terminals for field wiring
o Software includes real-time display and log-to-disk feature
o I/O lines are configured as inputs or outputs by software command
o Outputs sink up to 350mA each, or switch between 0 and 5VDC
o Lines configured as outputs read-back at the connector to verify proper operation
o Pull-up resistors on inputs are provided to read dry-contact closures
o Compatible with industry-standard solid-state module racks like Opto-22
A Windows based application is included that allows for establishing communication, quick setup and testing of I/O. The program displays all 24 inputs and outputs simultaneously, and allows for one-click direction configuration. Full source code is provided, as well as a number of other samples in a variety of languages to demonstrate techniques for developing custom applications for logic functions, etc. The RIO-24 can also be used as a stand-alone controller with the help of our Firmware Development Kit.
ACCES I/O Products, a leading manufacturer of I/O products used across a wide variety of industries, continues to add practical and cost-effective solutions for PC/104, PCI, and PCI-X-compatible system developers. Functions encompass, but are not limited to, analog, digital I/O and serial communication boards and accessories. All products come with a 30-day, no-risk return policy and a three-year warranty. For further information, visit the company's web site at www.accesio.com.
Price: Wireless version: $995, USB version: $495, RS-232 version: $455.
RIO-24-W (Wireless, Including Power Supply for Remote Unit)
RIO-24-U (USB Connection)
RIO-24-S (RS-485 to RS-232 Connection)
Availability/Delivery: Now; Stock to one week ARO
For Further Information, Contact:
Marty J. Wingett or Marc Kryjewski,
Regional Sales Managers
ACCES I/O Products, Inc.
10623 Roselle Street o San Diego, CA 92121
Tel: 858.550.9559; Fax: 858.550.7322
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