Hardware – Assembly
Assembling the groov EPIC hardware
Hardware - Module Touchpad and Status LEDs
Use the module's touch-sensitive pad to bring up information about the module.
groov Manage - Introduction
What groov Manage is for and navigating through it.
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.
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Getting Started with PAC Control
PAC Control basics and installation instructions
PAC Control - Introduction
PAC Control - Create, Download, and Debug Control Strategies for groov EPIC and SNAP PAC Controllers
PAC Control - Building a Strategy
Learn the basics of building a PAC Control strategy
PAC Control - Debugging
Learn the basics of debugging a PAC Control strategy
Introduction to OptoScript
OptoScript is a programming language that can simplify some PAC Control programming tasks.
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 Service
How to get data from a cloud weather service into PAC Control and groov View
Node-RED: Quick Start (3 Video Lessons)
Three-part video series designed to get you up and running with Node-RED on groov
Node-RED: Sharing Data with Email, Databases, APIs, and Modbus (4 Video Lessons with Examples)
Node-RED is an incredibly and flexible tool for sharing data, an open source visual editor that's gaining support in the growing world of IoT.
Node-RED: Programming with Top 5 Nodes (1 Video Lesson)
Learn how to use the top 5 used nodes in an application
Getting Ready to Use Ignition Edge
Preparing to use Ignition Edge
Working with a PLC and Ignition Edge
Using Ignition Edge with a PLC
Info and Help - Quick Start, Documents, About System Status and Logs
Helpful information, and links about the groov EPIC unit
How to Get Started with MQTT
Learn how to get started with MQTT using Node-RED
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.
Maintenance - Backup, Restore, Update
Maintenance - Backup, restore, and update your groov EPIC unit.
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.
Downloading and Running Custom Programs
How to download and run a custom program on the groov EPIC 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