The standard power requirement of the G310R210 operator interface terminal is twenty-four volts of direct current with a standard power supply rating of sixteen watts. During the operation of the unit, it can draw less than the required power depending on the chosen options used on the device, some of the features used with the unit can increase the amount of power drawn from the conjoined power supply; some of the options that can increase the amount of power drawn are the CompactFlash card, additional Crimson software features, and an optional communications card. Information on how to install the optional communications card can be found in the G310CRS2-E 10.4” Color Touchscreen Product Manual from Red Lion.
The main communication ports on the G310R210 module are labeled as RS422/485 comms ports and can be connected with an Allen Bradley device. The associated port that can be used on the Allen Bradley device is labeled as a DH485 port. Something that should be noted in relation to connecting the Allen Bradley and G310R210 devices is that under no circumstances should a standard DH485 cable be used. If a DH485 cable is used then it could cause intense faults and hazards within the module itself.
As mentioned above this module can have an additional CompactFlash card. The CompactFlash card can add extra memory to the device. If wanting to access any of the data then a driver must be installed on the conjoining computer which will be installed with the Crimson 2.0 Software available from Red Lion. If the G310R210 model has been configured through the USB port then it is likely that the driver has already been installed.