Opto 22's SNAP PAC System is an integrated system of hardware (controllers, I/O modules) and software for industrial control, remote monitoring, data acquisition, and Internet of Things (IoT) applications.
OptoNews Tip: Compare SNAP PAC controllers and brains
SNAP PAC controllers and brains may look alike and even share some functions, but they are different. See detailed differences in the comparison chart.
OptoNews Tip: Share SNAP PAC data with Excel or Access
Two new sample files make it easy to move data between controllers and spreadsheets or databases using the PAC's RESTful API
Demo: What is a PAC?
How I upgraded my SNAP PAC controllers to version 9.5 and the RESTful interface
Adding REST to a PAC controller with REST APIs and RESTful server
PAC Project Software Suite 10
PAC Project Software Suite 10 combines real-time control, HMI and data handling in a single integrated development environment.
OptoNews tip: PAC Control scheduler
Opto 22 customer shares his scheduling subroutine for recurring events, special events, events based on sunrise and sunset
OptoNews Tip: Basic tool for troubleshooting PACs and more
Get troubleshooting help with the free Wireshark tool - learn where to get it and how to use it
OptoNews Tip: Archive your PAC Project files!
Your PAC Control strategy and PAC Display HMI are so secure, we can't help you recover them. Here's how to archive them.
OptoNews tip: PAC Control Communication Handles
Communication handles in PAC Control let you communicate with serial or Ethernet devices and manipulate files and data in them
OptoNews tip: Log events to file in PAC Display
If you ever have an issue with PAC Display Runtime, having a log of events can help diagnose the problem.
What Does the Acquisition of a PACS System in the High Arctic Say about the U.S. Imaging...
The acquisition of a PACS system and a CT scanner by Qikiqtani General Hospital in Iqaluit in Canada’s Nunavut Territory speaks to the near-universalization of imaging diagnostics and informatics access
How Microsoft's "divide and conquer" AI mastered Ms. Pac-Man
Artificial intelligence researchers have long used games to train their machine learning algorithms. A team of researchers at Microsoft has recently cracked another game, this time creating a novel AI system that can get a maximum score on the notoriously difficult video game Ms. Pac-Man.
Opto 22 Quick Tips Videos
Watch these short videos for quick tips on using Opto 22's SNAP PAC System
Self-training guide to Opto 22 automation, monitoring, and control products
Train yourself on Opto 22's SNAP PAC System for automation, monitoring, and control—using videos, animated demos, and other resources on our website.
OptoNews Tip: Analog totalizing—without the calculus
Use built-in PAC Control commands and SNAP PAC brain features to get analog totals easily
Fishermen hook 4-ft, 100 lb. alligator snapping turtle in SE Okla. river
Two Southeast Oklahoma fishermen hooked more than they bargained for over the weekend.
Registration is a SNAP with MCC's New RSVP System
Taste! Mpls.St.Paul Magazine's Ultimate Wine & Dine is back September 28 & 29 at TCF Bank Stadium. Taste! is an exclusive one-of-a-kind weekend of food and wine tastings and demonstrations with the city's most renowned wine experts and chefs, including the Twin Cities' own celebrity foodie Andrew Zimmern. Proceeds benefit the University of Minnesota and Midway Chamber of Commerce.
OptoNews tip: Totalizer helps you choose which pump to run
See how to use digital and analog totalizers, built-in features in SNAP PAC brains and rack-mounted controllers.
configure your I/O unit; read case studies, white papers; compare products
Configure your I/O unit; compare products; read PAC case studies, white papers; learn about SNAP I/O for Allen-Bradley PLCs (IO4AB);learn about Opto 22
What are PACs and Super PACs?
This year’s unusual election notwithstanding, the amount of money spent in U.S. presidential elections has been growing significantly from one election cycle to the next. Even more worrying, the am…