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  • EZ Remote IO leaves your PLC intact but reduces your IO cost to 1/3rd.
  • EZ connectivity and configuration with EtherNet/IP, Modbus TCP/IP, Modbus RTU, DeviceNet, Profibus & EZ Serial and Ethernet protocols Watch the Video
  • It allows the Remote system expansion to 2048 IO points with Cube Modules.  
  • Highest Reliability and Noise Immunity in industry.
  • Incredibly compact, 31 different Cube IO modules. 4 12 Bit Analog In, 4 12 Bit Analog Out. 2”x2”x1” cube. **Note: 8 pt. I/O to double shortly.
  • 74.1% cost savings over CompactLogix I/O in a bench mark comparison of 96 I/O of 48 Digital In, 32 Digital Out, 8 12-bit Analog In,
    8 12-it Analog Out. Best Remote I/O for EtherNet/IP, Modbus TCP/IP, Modbus RTU and Profibus.
  • Easiest Drag-n-Drop Free Configuration Software.
  • EZRIO Nano: Lowest cost for 24 rugged I/O.
  • EZRIO Micro: Best RIO for Bench mark IO of 24 DCI, 8 DCO, 8 RLO, 4 ANI, 4 ANO.
  • 4 of EZRIO Cube I/O for 1 of AB, 2 of EZ RIO Cube I/O for 1 of AutomationDirect.
  • Removable Plug-in Terminal blocks for IO.
  • Status LED for each I/O in every model
  • Better Features and Ratings in every category of IO.
  • For specifications and features of 31 Cube I/O modules go to I/O module section

EZRemote Cube I/O Features

EZ Remote IO leaves your PLC intact but reduces your IO cost to 1/3rd.

We totally appreciate the fact that PLCs are the brain of every control system and thus you will many times hesitate changing your PLC for example Compact Logix or Control Logix or DL 205 CPUs from AutomationDirect. But what about the cost of IO, specially Analog IO or Specialty IO. We can save to thousands of dollars per system if you would continue to use your PLC CPU, and just use our Remote IO. It’s EZ to do!

EZ connectivity and configuration with 125 Serial protocols, EtherNet/IP, Modbus TCP/IP, GE SRTP, Siemens Ethernet ISO over TCP/IP.

You can use the RS 485 port or our Ethernet Port in our IO to connect your PLC/CPU to our RIO. All protocols are available. Once again, it’s EZ to do. Our beautiful configuration software in RIO with Cube IOs allows you to select the protocol driver and then select the IO modules you need.

It allows the Remote system expansion to 2048 IO points with Cube Modules.

Cube EZRIO can be expanded to 2048 IO points.

Highest Reliability and Noise Immunity in industry.

EZRIO has been designed to meet the HALT/HASS standards that are used for electronic products used in the space program for shuttle launch, which means high shock and vibration along with thermal shock. In addition the EZRIO has a very high immunity to noise.

Incredibly compact, 31 different Cube IO modules. 4 12 Bit Analog In, 4 12 Bit Analog Out. 2”x2”x1” in Cube. **Note: 8 pt. I/O to double shortly.

8 Point Cube IO module invented in 2005, is a bench mark in itself. 2x2x1” cube has 4 Analog In, 4 Analog Out 12 bit, Compact Logix Analog IO is over $60 per point. Besides the compactness, customers find the mix-match configurations of EZ IO modules to be very attractive. We have 31 different modules where as we have DC In and DC Out, AC and DC mixed, Analog In and Out mixed, Relay modules mixed, allowing an unparalleled flexibility in configuring an RIO system. We also have RTD, Thermocouple, High Speed Counter, and PWM modules.

Easiest Drag-n-Drop Free Configuration Software.

You can use the RS 485 port or our Ethernet Port in our IO to connect your PLC/CPU to our RIO. All protocols are available. Once again, it’s EZ to do. Our beautiful configuration software in RIO with Cube IOs allows you to select the protocol driver and then select the IO modules you need.  

EZRIO Nano: Lowest cost for 24 rugged I/O.

EZRIO Nano has no parallel in its class. 16 DC In, 8 Relay out 1 Form C, 10 Amps, all the high end functionality of standard Remote IO, removable Plug-in terminal blocks, LED IO indicators. It also has a provision for optional High Speed Counters that will do local counting inside the EZRIO and send the results to the Master in the network. 

EZRIO Micro: Best RIO for Bench mark IO of 24 DCI, 8 DCO, 8 RLO, 4 ANI, 4 ANO.

This 40-48 IO configuration in RIOs is considered to be the golden bench mark in RIOs. EZRIO Micro has simply no competition in this class.

4 of EZ RIO for 1 of AB, 2 of EZ RIO for 1 of AutomationDirect.

PLCDirect before it became AutomationDirect in 2000 made its name by offering 2 for 1, that is two of their PLCs or RIOs for one of Allen Bradley. In every bench mark, now you can get two of EZRIOs for one of theirs, and naturally 4 of EZ for one of Allen Bradley,  and ours are Designed and Made in America, but shipped to you Factory Direct to save you the 50+% of mark-up of the national importer. For more details check the comparisons.

Maintenance Friendly, Removable Plug-in Terminal Blocks, Status LED for each IO next to the Terminal

We have served the Automation industry since 1968. In fact, one of the AVG divisions, Uticor is the inventor of PLCs themselves. We have been around the block and totally understand the value of maintenance and down time in a manufacturing plant. We always make troubleshooting as convenient and EZ as possible. That is why, all our IO points have an LED right next to the output terminal and the terminal block is always Ezily removable and is a plug-in. First the maintenance person has to troubleshoot the system to pin point the problem area with the help of status LED indicators, then the suspect module can be easily replaced without touching the wires. Assuming the system has 50 IO points, if these aids were not there, it would take more than 3-4 hours to troubleshoot and fix the system. With EZ products, you can do the same in ten minutes.
Better Features and Ratings in every category of IO When you compare our IO modules to our competitors, our ratings are always better, voltage ratings, current ratings, temperature ratings, on-off and response time. Check the comparison section on the website. So, you not only get 4 for 1 or 2 for 1 cost savings, you get a more rugged IO with better features.

 

Leave your PLC CPU alone, no change in PLC program, just save 74.1% in a 96 I/O CompactLogix system