Distributed I/O

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GE Intelligent Platforms provides high performance distributed I/O for demanding control applications. Our I/O and Controllers are connected by Profinet – the market leading industrial network. Using this common interface allows users to mix and match their preferred Controller with the I/O that best meets the needs of each part of the application. Our I/O portfolio has a wide range of packaging options covering the full spectrum of needs from simple discrete to high speed analog control, and from factory automation to process industries with harsh environments. We deliver best in class flexibility, performance, reliability and connectivity.

The GE RSTi delivers high performance automation for today's connected world.

Active Products

Product Name Advanced Diagnostics Approvals Hot Swap I/O Module Size I/O Types Maximum I/O Per Drop Media Network Interfaces
Genius I/O Yes TUV Yes 88.9mm wide x 224.4mm high x100mm Deep SIL 2 and SIL3 32 Copper Genius Bus
PAC8000 I/O Yes ATEX Yes 42mm wide x 110mm high x106mm deep 1024 Copper PROFINET†,Modbus TCP, PROFIBUS DP
RSTi Slice I/O No No 12mm wide x 99mm high x70mm Deep communications 512 Copper and Fiber PROFINET, PROFIBUS DP, Modbus TCP and Serial, DeviceNet, EtherCAT†, Ethernet IP†, CC-Link†, CANOpen†
RX3i High speed I/O Yes marine Yes 34mm wide x 145mm high x140mm Deep communications 448 Copper and Fiber PROFINET†,Ethernet EGD, CMX, Genius
VersaMax I/O No UL Yes 66.8mm wide x 163.5mmhigh x 70mm Deep communications 1024 Copper and Fiber PROFINET, Genius,PROFIBUS DP, Modbus TCP,Ethernet EGD, DeviceNet
VersaMax IP No -25 to 60 °C, UL No Standalone: 60mm wide x 160mm high x 44.5mm deepModular: 70mm wide x 170mm high x 49.3mm deep Discrete and analog 136 Copper and Fiber PROFINET, PROFIBUS DP
VersaSafe Machine Safety I/O Yes TUV- certified No 12mm wide x 120mm high x70mm Deep Standard discrete/analog and safety discrete with advanced diagnostics 31 islands max; 16 I/O mod/island; 8184 I/O max(1 channel); 4092 I/O max (2 channel) Copper and Fiber PROFINET†, PROFIBUS DP