All of the inputs can be used as digital inputs and control any of the outputs. Four of the inputs can be used as analog inputs. They can be used to measure an analog signal and control an output. Outputs can control a number of different devices. They are provided through a driver IC that is capable of sinking up to 500mA of current and it has built-in clamp diodes for transient suppression. Teacher/Student Hand Assembled Demo.
The programming environment for developing new programs or editing old ones is the “GENIE Design Studio". The software is revolutionary in its nature. Develop simple or complicated programs without having to write a single line of code. It is all visually done with the aid of flowcharts. The software is provided for free and you can download it at www.genieonline.com.
Requires a USB Cable. You will need to purchase at least one USB programming cable, #780080, (we recommend multiple cables) for your students to be able to download the code they develop to the Genie controllers.