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Edge Devices

Your operations, connected

More integrations. Lower cost. Infinite possibilities. All with Tulip’s edge devices.

Edge MC and Edge IO
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Ways to Connect

  • Edge IO device

    Edge IO

    Powerful machine monitoring and connectivity with USB and GPIO. $600

    Buy Edge IO
  • Tulip Edge MC

    Edge MC

    Wireless connectivity with USB, Node-RED, and native OPC UA. $150

    Buy Edge MC

Compare Edge Devices

Edge IOEdge MCTulip on PCI/O Gateway
Price$600$150No longer available
NetworkingEthernet WAN/LAN, Dualband 802.11ac WifiEthernet WAN/LAN, Dualband 802.11b/g/n WifiEthernet WAN/LAN
Networked MachinesOPC UA and Node-REDOPC UA and Node-REDOPC UA and Node-REDOPC UA
Stranded and Proprietary EquipmentNode-RED, Vibration and Current Monitoring with Off-the-shelf sensorsNode-RED and Off-the-shelf SensorsOff-the-shelf sensors
Automation (Serial, TCP/IP, Stack Light, PLC, Relays)Serial, TCP/IP, GPIO, ADCSerial, TCP/IPWith drivers or 3rd party donglesSerial, GPIO, ADC, some TCP/IP
Light Kit2 Integrated Light Kit ChannelsUSB Light KitUSB Light Kit
Break Beam SensorsYesYes
USB Connected DevicesYesYesYesYes
Connected DevicesEdge IO supports RS-232, GPIO, and Current and Vibration sensorsGPIO
USB CamerasYes
Dimensions (mm)150 x 130 x 3563 x 56 x 35220 x 160 x 51

*Current lead times for shipping Edge IO devices is between 2-8 weeks following the date your order is placed.

Easily connect your network-based machines

Tulip’s no-code interface makes it easy to define machine attributes and integrate machine data into your processes.

Connect devices for augmented smart workstations

Augment workstations with barcode scanners, calipers, and more, with easy drag-and-drop configuration.

Spend less time configuring, and more time solving problems.

  • Made for Frontline Operations

    Operations can be rough for hardware. Our edge devices have the durability, integrations, and configurability you need.

  • Aligned with Tulip’s platform

    Tulip edge devices are aligned with our platform. No difficult updates or software “outgrowing” your hardware.

  • Support for every environment

    All Tulip hardware is device and software agnostic. Connect the machines, devices, sensors that matter to you.

Digitally transform your operations with Tulip

See how systems of apps enable agile and connected operations.

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