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Troubleshooting Guide for the GE Genius I/O PLC System.
Genius I/O blocks are intelligent, self-contained, configurable I/O modules. A Genius I/O block is made of cast aluminum, and weighs about 4 pounds (1.8 Kg). Block size is approximately 9" (22 cm) x 4" (10 cm) x 3" (9 cm).
For further reading and reference:
A Genius Block has two LEDs that indicate vital diagnostic information regarding the Block and the field circuits that are connected to it.
Details concerning these LEDs are indicated in the subsequent sub-sections.
A Healthy Genius Block shall have both the 'Unit OK' & 'I/O Enabled LEDs in the Steady ON state (RED Light).
A Genius Block that does not communicate with the Genius Bus Controller (in other words with the PLC) shall exhibit the following characteristics:
A Genius Block that has its channel(s) forced from either the program or the HHM shall exhibit the following characteristics:
A Genius Block that has channel(s) fault shall exhibit the following characteristics:
The table below is a comprehensive list of all diagnostics that can be derived by simply observing the LED status of Genius Blocks.
Genius I/O blocks meet the following specifications for vibration, noise, and ambient temperature.
Genius I/O blocks are compact and sturdy; they perform well in conditions where vibration is a factor. All Genius I/O block designs are vibration-tested (according to Mil-Std 810C and IEC 68-2-6) to meet the following specifications:
Genius I/O blocks are resistant to noise levels found in most industrial applications when installed according to accepted industry practices. This includes proper separation of wiring by voltage and power levels.
Blocks are tested to the following noise specifications:
ANSI/IEEE C37.90 (Relay and relay systems associated with Electrical Power Apparatus)
I/O blocks operate reliably in temperatures up to 60C (140F). Temperatures are measured adjacent to the block at the bottom of the Electronics Assembly. Between 35C and 65C (95-149F) each 10C reduction in the ambient temperature increases the electronics Mean Time Between Failures by a factor of two.
We hope our troubleshooting guide has helped you track down the problem in your PLC system.
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