Module optimizes digital control and monitoring

DIN rail mountable.

November 7, 2015   by PLANT Staff

410_access_io_USB-DIO24-CTR6_High-ResACCES I/O Products Inc.’s USB-DIO24-CTR6 digital I/O module provides portable, easy-to-install, industrial strength digital I/O and counter capabilities to PC or embedded systems for light, motion and process controls.

It’s equipped with 24 lines of CMOS/LVTTL high-current digital I/O with two fully-undedicated 82C54’s, yielding six counter/timers and access to the input, gate, and output pins in a compact enclosure.

A micro-fit USB header connector is provided in parallel with the high retention type B connector and is used for stacking and embedded OEM applications. Accessories include a variety of cables and screw terminal boards that connect easily.

The units are compatible with industry standard I/O racks such as Grayhill, Opto 22, Western Reserve Controls, and an OEM version (board only) features PC/104 module size.

All I/O lines are buffered with 32 mA source/64 mA sink current capabilities and 8254 gate, input and output lines are independently accessible at the connector.

The board is integrated into any PC/104-based stack by connecting it to a USB port with embedded CPU form factors.

It measures just 3.5 x 3.775 in. and ships inside a steel powder-coated enclosure with an anti-skid bottom. A DIN rail mounting provision is available for installation in industrial environments and operates in temperatures between -40 to 85 degrees C.

ACCES I/O is a supplier of analogue, digital, serial communication and isolated I/O boards for industrial applications based in San Diego, Calif.

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