Red Lion: E3 I/O Modules
June 15, 2021
Red Lion’s rugged E3 I/O Ethernet-enabled I/O module platform provides powerful networking and reliable remote monitoring and control capabilities for harsh industrial environments. With all-metal housing, wide environmental specifications and industry certifications, their suite of 17 E3 I/O modules offer up to 34 mixed I/O points to meet varying requirements. Add high-density I/O to Red Lion’s award-winning Graphite HMIs or deploy in remote stand-alone applications.
Red Lion’s high-density E3 I/O modules offer dual Ethernet ports and provide a variety of network modes including redundancy that support TCP/IP, ARP, UDP, ICMP, DHCP, HTTP, Modbus UDP/TCP Slave mode, Modbus UDP Master mode, Sixnet UDR UDP/TCP Slave mode and Sixnet UDR UDP Master mode. Additionally, built-in security enables permission-level access and firewall protection to help prevent unauthorized users. These E3 I/O modules also offer RS-485 serial connectivity and USB connectors for easy management of and communication to deployed assets.
Providing uncompromising performance in harsh environments, Red Lion’s E3 I/O modules feature redundant 10-30 VDC power inputs (24 VDC nominal). Fast 1ms discrete response times to Ethernet queries for real-time monitoring and control capabilities.
Available in DIN-rail and panel-mount form factors, Red Lion’s E3 I/O modules feature rugged metal enclosures and are designed and built for harsh environments with -40° to 75°C operating temperatures and UL Class I, Division 2 Group A, B, C, D listings. With built-in self-resetting fuses, these I/O modules will provide years of reliable operation in any industrial environment.
Red Lion’s powerful Crimson software is a programming platform that unlocks the power of E3 I/O modules with simple drag-and-drop, point-and-click configuration. And unlike competitive I/O modules that charge extra for cumbersome software, Crimson software is included with each E3 I/O module.