The available ports on the G310C000 operator interface terminal are all located on the side, in order, the ports are the power connector, two communication ports, one being an RS485 port, and the remaining being an RS232 port, an Ethernet port with a Network Interface Card, a USB type B port, and a PGM port. The RS232 port of this model can communicate with either a PC or another Red Lion product. All of the remaining ports and their functions can be found in the G310-N Model G310 Red Lion Instruction Manual attached above.
The backlight of this model is a CCFL backlight which has a lifetime of 50,000 hours when at full brightness, the brightness of the model can be turned down through the Crimson 2.0 software which can improve and extend the lifetime of the backlight. Please note that if your backlight fails or goes out on the G310C000 it cannot be replaced in the field if located within a hazardous location, if located in a non-hazardous location the backlight is field replaceable.
One thing that should be noted in relation to the G310C000 model is that there is a chassis ground terminal located on the rear of the model and is highly recommended that it should be connected to protective earth. The signal common and chassis grounds are not connected on the unit. Isolation between the signal common and the earth ground is not required to properly operate the unit. If connecting this model to any other equipment types it is highly recommended that those pieces of equipment are isolated.