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DIN Rail Mount


The DINIO-RS485 is a DIN Rail Mount, 16 channel (8 inputs and 8 outputs) 24V optically isolated, field addressable, expanded Input/Output board. It communicates over an optically isolated RS485 network, and can be set to baud rates between 2400 and 38400 bps. Each DINIO-RS485 has 2 RJ-45 connectors as well as screw terminal access to allow easy connection of up to 102 blocks (816 inputs and 816 outputs) on a given RS485 network. Communications are via standard PRINT1 commands on Com Port 1 of any Moog Animatics SmartMotor™.

Capabilities include:

  • Read an individual input (0 through 815) state
  • Read an individual output state
  • Set an output state to “ON” (sourcing) or “OFF”
  • Read all inputs and outputs on all Input/Output cards present
  • Responses are global and are received by any and all
  • Moog Animatics SmartMotors on the RS485 network
  • Selectable byte wide responses to array variables
  • Selectable single bit/channel responses to the variable z

These capabilities allow for convenient event-driven coding where only a specific input event is needed to trigger another event across any Moog Animatics SmartMotor on the bus.


Features Benefits
DB-15 or screw terminal access to your SmarMotor Easy connection for panel environment
AniLink port for expansion to other AniLink devices Cascadable
7 main I/O buses to cross connect I/O to other motors Flexible use
Aux buses to interconnect encoders between motors Simplifies encoder connections
Jump-in RS485 terminal resistors No added parts necessary for RS485 termination
On board DB-9 for fast RS232 access May be used with standard RS232 extension cables



  • Power bus line voltage: 19V to 48VDC
  • Isolated communications bus power: 4.5V to 5.5V, 35 mA