Go-IO PLC

Ultra-Portable IO On-the-Go

Industry convergence brings together industrial IoT, adaptive manufacturing, cloud computing, and artificial intelligence to enable the smart factory, also known as Industry 4.0. Together these four elements provide increased productivity and the agility needed to adapt the manufacturing line for multiple products without the need to stop production or schedule a technician to reconfigure equipment.

More and more companies are embracing the strategy of moving intelligence to the edge of the factory floor. The Go-IO PLC reference design provides multiple software-defined I/Os in an ultra-compact (less than 1 cubic inch) industrial IoT solution. This allows an unparalleled level of integration to address the needs of industrial automation, building automation, and industrial robotics applications. Go-IO continues our strong commitment to empowering design innovation by enabling design engineers to rapidly create and prototype new industrial control systems before they are sourced and built.

MAXREFDES212   Go-IO PLC Reference Design   Buy




Go-IO Sensors


IO-Link and Binary Sensors

MAXREFDES27 IO-Link Optical Proximity Sensor Buy
MAXREFDES37 IO-Link Quad Servo Driver Buy
MAXREFDES42 IO-Link RTD Temp Sensor Buy
MAXREFDES163 Industrial Magnetic Sensor Buy

End-Application Modules

MAXREFDES201 Motion Control Module Buy

Meet Go-IO


The Go-IO reference design (MAXREFDES212) is a next-generation industrial IO solution that increases productivity, furthers adaptive manufacturing, and provides machine-level health and status information for making critical, real-time decisions.

  • Compact Design
    Ultra-small, compact footprint (< 1 cubic inch: 1.7in.W x 1.56in.D x 0.25in.H) allows Go-IO to be integrated throughout the factory floor
  • Robust, Safe Technology
    Composed of advanced industrial products rated to withstand -40°C to +125°C, which leverage our robust, safe, fast de-mag technology
  • High Efficiency
    Ensures a small energy signature to increase efficiency—no cooling fan is needed
  • Packs a Powerful Punch
    Offers a full suite of 17 IOs to control an entire manufacturing node or piece of equipment, including isolated digital inputs, digital outputs, IO-Link masters, and isolated RS-485 with integrated power
  • Longer Battery Life
    The first compact, portable PLC platform that can operate for a minimum of 8 hours using "AAA" batteries or a minimum of 12 hours from LiFePO4 rechargeable batteries
  • Programmable
    Programmable via the MAX32630 using the low-power Arm® Micro toolchain with Windows or Mac OS
  • Intelligence and Decentralized Control
    Enables automation equipment to act autonomously based on changing environments—as issues are identified, equipment can reprogram itself to do another task
  • Productivity and Throughput Increases
    Enables higher factory uptime by supporting the ability to quickly isolate problems

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Programming the Go-IO PLC Reference Design with Eclipse

Learn how to program the Go-IO PLC reference design using the Eclipse IDE. Alex shows where to find the software and how to configure it to quickly get up and running.

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The Evolution of PLC: electronica 2018

Maxim unveils the next step in the evolution of PLC at electronica 2018.

How to Quickly Start Up the Go-IO PLC Reference Design

In this video, Alex walks through the steps needed to quickly configure the hardware and software setup of the Go-IO PLC reference design.

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Introducing the Go-IO PLC Reference Design

Take a tour of the Go-IO PLC reference design. The Go-IO enables self-diagnostics in automated factory subsystems along with higher throughput and productivity. With 17 configurable IOs in a space half the size of a credit card, it is 10x smaller and consumes 50% less power than its industry-leading predecessor, the Pocket IO.

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Octal, High-Speed, High-Side Switch/Push-Pull Driver

MAX14912/MAX14913

Robust 24V driver, capable of 200kHz switching rate

Ultra-Low Power, High-Performance Arm® Cortex®-M4 with FPU Based Microcontroller for Wearables

MAX32630

Optimal peripheral mix provides platform scalability

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Ultra-Low Power Arm® Cortex® M4 with FPU Microcontroller for Wearables and IoT, with 2MB Flash and 512KB SRAM, and Advanced Cryptographic Hardware Engines

MAX32630/MAX32631

The MAX32630/MAX32631 feature an Arm® Cortex®-M4 with FPU CPU that delivers ultra-low power, high-efficiency signal processing functionality with significantly reduced power consumption and ease of use.

Octal Industrial Digital Input with Diagnostics and Digital Isolation

MAX22192

Enables Up to 50% smaller footprints, 60% lower power dissipation and 6X faster throughput

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2.5kVRMS Complete Isolated RS-485/RS-422 Module Transceiver + Power

MAXM22511

Supports 25Mbps data rates while providing 60% DC-DC efficiency and ±35kV electrostatic discharge protection

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6-Channel, Low-Power, 3.75kVRMS SPI Digital Isolator

MAX14483

Each channel optimized for SPI, includes 10ns (typ) propagation delay

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4.5V to 42V, 300mA, uSLIC Step-Down Power Module

MAXM15462

0.9V to 5V output with integrated controller, FETs, inductor and compensation in a 2.6mm x 3mm x 1.5mm package

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Ultra-Low-Power, Robust Dual IO-Link Master Transceiver

MAX14819

Master transceiver with sensor/actuator power-supply controllers.

4-Channel, 1kVRMS Digital Isolator

MAX14130/MAX14930

Allows direct interfacing to 1.8V devices in 6mm x 5mm package

Featured Videos


Go-IO PLC参考设计简介
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