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I/O PLEXER Hardware Manual

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 - Introduction


  • Capacity
  • Product Test
  • Throughput
  • I/O Signal Compatibility
  • Built-in Diagnostics
  • Easy Setup
  • Protocol Compatibility
  • Available I/O Functionality
    • Analog Inputs
    • Analog Outputs
    • Digital Inputs
    • Digital Outputs
  • Extended Capabilities
  • Communication Watchdogs


  • Network Communications
  • Physical Characteristics

Ordering Information

Available I/O Modules

Chapter 2 - Installation


  • Mounting
  • Power Wiring
  • Digital Expander

Designing the Network

Network Type Switches

  • Repeat
  • Multidrop
  • Last unit

Communication Wiring

  • Host to I/O PLEXER - RS-232
  • Modem to I/O PLEXER - RS-232
  • Host to I/O PLEXER - RS-422
  • Host to I/O PLEXER - RS-485
  • I/O PLEXER to I/O PLEXER - RS-422
  • I/O PLEXER to I/O PLEXER - RS-485
  • Adding Digital Expanders

Module Wiring

  • Analog Inputs
  • Analog Outputs
  • Digital Inputs
  • Digital Outputs
Chapter 3 - Setup


  • Chassis Setup
  • Function Addresses
  • Baud Rates
  • Protocol Handshake Types
  • Network Type Switch
  • Modem Jumpers
  • Changing Setup Parameters
  • Address Setup via Network
  • Hardware Error Codes
  • Troubleshooting
  • MAGIC Software Utility
  • A - Electrical Equivalent Circuit
  • B - I/O Performance
  • C - Instruction Format

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