Installing your groov EPIC hardware
Learn how to install your groov EPIC controller and modules.
Hardware - Status LEDs
groov EPIC module LED indicators provide module health at a glance.
Introduction to groov Manage
Configure, commission, and troubleshoot your EPIC controller, I/O, and networking with groov Manage.
Initializing groov EPIC
When you flip the power switch and close the LCD display, you're ready to initialize your groov EPIC unit.
How to Backup, Update Firmware, and Restore Your groov EPIC Unit
In this course, learn how to backup the groov EPIC unit and its applications, update the firmware, and restore the backups.
Resetting to Factory Defaults
Reset groov EPIC to Factory Defaults
I/O - Inspecting and Updating groov I/O Modules
Inspect the groov I/O module's status, wiring, and specifications, as well as update module firmware with groov Manage.
I/O - I/O Unit Watchdog, Temperature, and Modbus Configuration
Configure I/O Unit Watchdog Timeout, Temperature Scale and Modbus Protocol 32 bit Word Order
Control Engine - Configuration, Serial Devices, Status
Examine the processor's status, configure background downloading, and serial devices
System - Network
How to configure network interfaces, hostname, and network options.
System - Time
Set up the time
System - Display
Configuring the touchscreen and external display connections
System - Files
Working with files on the groov EPIC processor
System - License
Viewing and installing licenses.
System - _Shell
Enabling Shell access
System - Restart
Restart the groov EPIC processor.
Getting Started with PAC Control
You don't have to be a programmer to write automation control programs with PAC Control's flowchart language.
Creating and Configuring a Strategy
Use PAC Control to create, download, and debug control strategies for groov EPIC and SNAP PAC controllers.
Working with Flowcharts
A strategy is made up of flowcharts, and each flowchart controls different aspects of your automation project.
Building Chart Logic with Digital I/O
Learn how to use digital I/O points in strategy logic.
Building Chart Logic with Analog I/O
Learn how to use and test analog I/O in a strategy.
Using Persistent Variables
Save important variable values by using persistent variables.
Archiving a strategy is a way to backup your PAC control strategy files.
Learn how you can use the OptoScript programming language in PAC Control to develop a control program.
Using Subroutines in PAC Control
Subroutines are an ideal way to re-use chart logic within the same strategy, or between strategies.
PID Control with PAC Control
Using PID algorithms in your PAC Control control system
Using PAC Control with Modbus Devices
Using PAC Control, learn how to get your Modbus TCP device communicating with your groov EPIC controller.
groov 101 - groov View Videos to Get You Started
The groov 101 workshop series offers short video designed for first time users or seasoned pros.
Getting Started with Node-RED
Use Node-RED to pull data into your groov EPIC over the internet, and also to push data from your groov EPIC into the cloud.
Getting Data from a Cloud Weather Service
How to get data from a cloud weather service into PAC Control and groov View.
Learning More About Node-RED
Now that you've learned the basics of Node-RED, find out more about what you can do in your IIoT applications.
Using Node-RED to Share Data
Learn how Node-RED is a flexible tool for sharing data with databases, through APIs, by sending emails, and more.
Getting Ready to Use Ignition Edge
Preparing to use Ignition Edge
Working with a PLC and Ignition Edge
Using Ignition Edge with a PLC
Using a Modbus TCP Device with Ignition
Use Ignition and a groov EPIC controller to communicate with a Modbus TCP device.
Info and Help - Quick Start, Documents, About System Status and Logs
Helpful information, and links about the groov EPIC unit
Introduction to MQTT
Learn about the MQTT model, what the MQTT broker is and where to run it, and some of the broker's handy features.
What is an MQTT Broker?
Learn about the MQTT model, what the MQTT broker is and where to run it, and some of the broker's handy features
Introduction to MQTT with Sparkplug
Learn how MQTT with Sparkplug insures data is fresh, data payload is low, and other benefits for industrial automation.
Publishing Tags Using MQTT and Sparkplug on groov EPIC
Use MQTT and Sparkplug on groov EPIC to publish controller and PLC tags.
Current User - Password and Sign Out
How to use the screen that displays the current user and the fields to change the current user’s password.
Activating Secure Shell Access (SSH) to Run Custom Programs
How to acquire a Shell license and activate it on your groov device's Linux OS shell.
Getting Ready to Use CODESYS
Preparing the groov EPIC controller to use the CODESYS Runtime Engine.
Creating an Empty Control Program
Prepare an empty CODESYS program with the controller, I/O, and communications configured.
Running a Control Program
Run a control program using CODESYS and groov EPIC
Using a Serial to USB Converter with groov EPIC
Use the USB ports on groov EPIC to communicate with a serial RS-232, RS-422, or RS-485 device.
Using PAC Manager
Use PAC Manager to configure controllers, I/O units, and modules.
Working with Serial Devices
Learn how to connect serial devices and groov I/O serial modules to groov EPIC.
Automation 101 -- Wiring to Field Devices
Learn the basics for wiring together various common systems to move data from the physical world into the digital world—software—for tracking and analysis.
Secure Shell Access (SSH) with groov EPIC
Learn how to access the Linux OS to run your own custom control programs on groov EPIC.
PAC Display - Introduction
Create human-machine interfaces (HMIs) for operators and technicians to monitor and interact with the SNAP PAC System.
Using SNAP I/O™ with Allen-Bradley® Controllers
Use SNAP I/O's distributed intelligence to shift I/O scanning and control to the local I/O level.
SNAP PAC Controllers
Controllers for SNAP PAC Systems
Initializing groov EPIC with groov Manage
Learn how to initialize and activate your groov EPIC with groov Manage.
Configuring System Features with groov Manage
Learn how to configure your groov EPIC system features with groov Manage.