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PIO-2 is a 6U VME card that enables any VME-based system to interface easily with the real world. It provides an optimized and very flexible connection arrangement between the VMEbus and a wide range of external sensors and actuators.

PIO-2 provides 32 parallel channels of I/O. Each channel can be an optically isolated input, or an optically isolating solid state relay output, or both together, known as monitored output. The outputs can switch 1.0 Amp at up to 60 Volts, and the inputs can be individually specified to operate at 5V, 12V, 28V, 48V or any custom voltage.

Within the maximum of 32 channels, any number of inputs and any number of outputs can be specified in any combination.

  • All I/O through the P2 connector
  • Change of state monitoring for all inputs
  • 6 programmable 16-bit counter/timers
  • Input filtering and high voltage spike protection
  • Outputs switch up to 1.0 Amp (1.5A option)
  • Inputs and outputs optically isolated
  • 32 parallel I/O lines for monitoring and controlling applications
  • VMEbus slave
  • Comprehensive BIT
  • 6U VME form factor
  Type Title
Datasheet Pio 2
Configuration Guide Ruggedization Levels
Requires Authorization Hardware Manual PIO-2 Manual
Requires Authorization Software Manual LynxOS Driver for PIO-2 Manual
Customer support contact info for this product is listed below by global region. All related documentation and software for this product are listed under the "Downloads" tab of this product page.

Primary Support

Towcester, UK
Tove Valley Business Park
Towcester, Northamptonshire, -- NN12 6PF

Support Phone: +44 (0) 1327 322760
Support E-mail: support.towcester.ip@ge.com
RMA E-mail: repairs.towcester.ip@ge.com


Huntsville, AL
12090 South Memorial Parkway
Huntsville, AL 35803-3308

Support Phone: 1-800-433-2682
Support E-mail: support.embeddedsystems.ip@ge.com
RMA E-mail: repairs.huntsville.ip@ge.com

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