I see I/O signals and/or 50-pin headers on motioncontrol hardware described as opto-22 compatible. What does that mean ?
It refers to the breakout boards that support opto isolated input and output devices, Opto22 is a brand that most people refer to, but there are many more that are either identical or support the same type of modules.
The boards are designed to take a ribbon cable or individual terminal arrangement, as well as custom designs.
The devices themselves are solid state plug in devices of various flavours that will convert DC, AC Input/Output SCR, Transistor, relay configurations, I have designed and built my own that integrate into the Acroloop type motion cards.
If you google Opto22 it will lead you to their site.
Typical modules http://www.opto22.com/site/pr_cat_sc...=1007&sc=1003&
Last edited by Al_The_Man; 01-07-2006 at 04:31 PM.
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