Genius I/O

Distributed IO Blocks for Process Control

Genius Distributed I/O Blocks

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Overview


Genius* I/O systems feature fewer terminations, shorter wiring runs, and simpler troubleshooting for distributed control on the factory floor. Many GE I/O products can be integrated into a single Genius LAN for the most efficient combination of high-density and low-density distributed I/O.

Superior Redundancy for Maximum Uptime

Genius blocks provide predictable system operation in the event of a CPU, bus interface, or network cable failure. When connected in a redundant configuration with two or more CPUs running simultaneously, Genius blocks will shift automatically to a backup CPU if the main controller fails to communicate.

Advanced Diagnostics Reduce Costs and Setup Time

Genius I/O blocks automatically provide diagnostic information on field wiring, power conditions, and loads, as well as the state of the communication network, blocks, and circuits. Genius diagnostics sharply reduce the time needed for initial control and debugging.

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Specifications

Approvals
TUV
I/O Types
SIL 2 and SIL3
Media
Copper
Network Interfaces
Genius Bus
Advanced Diagnostics
Yes
Hot Swap
Yes
I/O Module Size
88.9mm wide x 224.4mm high x100mm Deep
Maximum I/O Per Drop
32
Specialty Modules
Power Monitoring

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