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Enable plug-and-play IoT.

Tulip I/O Gateway is what makes it possible to connect your devices, machines, and sensors and collect operational data.

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On November 1, 2021, Tulip will no longer sell the I/O Gateway.

The I/O Gateway will continue to be fully supported by Tulip with recurring software and firmware updates. A new edge device from Tulip is coming soon.

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Get started with Tulip's I/O Gateway

  • Tulip I/O Gateway

    I/O Gateway

    Full machine and device connectivity with USB, RS-232, and GPIO.

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  • Tulip Factory Kit Box

    Factory Kit with I/O Gateway

    Factory Kit is the easiest way to start building IoT-enabled apps.

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Specifications for I/O Gateway

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I/O Gateway is easy to set up and use.

Connect your hardware to Tulip with inputs: 16 Digital PNP/NPN configurable inputs, 8 500mA 24V output drivers, 4 Linearly isolated 0-10V inputs, 1 RS-232 port using RX and TX lines, 6 USB 2.0 ports

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I/O Gateway is plug & play with devices

Connect devices to your apps using Tulip’s no-code editor. Use barcode scanners, scales, cameras, smart tools and more.

Tulip hardware connects your frontline operations

Check out the full list of technical specifications for I/O Gateway.

FeaturesVoltage SupplyMechanical SpecificationsDigital SpecificationsPort Specifications
Reverse polarity protectionNominal supply: 24V (Vin_min: 12V Vin_max: 30V)220mm x 160mm x 51mm (8.6in x 6.5in x 2in)Digital input; 16 Digital PNP/NPN configurable inputs; Wide input range (1.8V–36V); Digital input ground is connected to device 24V return; IC: MCP23017RS-232 port; 1 RS-232 port using RX and TX lines; Wide input range (1.8V–36V); Support for additional physical interfaces (RS-485, RS-422); IC: ADM3251
Overcurrent protectionNominal supply current: 250mA (dependent on USB devices connected)Weight: 2.2kg (4.9 lbs)Digital output; 8 500mA 24V output drivers; Individual channel over-temperature and over-current protection; Drives relays and other inductive loads safely; IC: VN808USB; 6 USB 2.0 (high speed 480 Mbit/s) ports; 500mA current sourcing per port
Miswire and reverse current protectionNominal power consumption: 6WAluminum (Anodized)Analog to digital; 4 linearly isolated 0-10V inputs; 10-bit effective resolution; Bandwidth (nominal): 240Hz; IC: ADS1015
Surge protectionUnder-voltage lockout: 11.5VUser serviceable 35mm DIN mount
Over-voltage lockout: 30.5V
  • Intuitive configuration

    Configure your devices to your I/O Gateway through an easy-to-use interface.

  • Connect with your apps

    Guide digital workflows and monitor machines in apps with the I/O Gateway and logic.

  • Accessible hardware connectivity

    Need wireless connectivity? Have custom devices? Tulip’s Edge MC with Node-RED can help.

Digitally transform your operations with Tulip

See how systems of apps enable agile and connected operations.

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