Common Installation Procedure


As an option, you can install a cartridge interface to this product. You can install two slots on the Advanced Box, and one slot on the Standard Box. This section explains how to attach an optional interface to the Box Module.

Some optional interfaces require more than just inserting to the product. For more information, check the pages for each optional interface.


  • Remove all power from the device before removing any covers or elements of the system, and prior to installing or removing any accessories, hardware, or cables.
  • Unplug the power cable from both this product and the power supply.
  • Always use a properly rated voltage sensing device to confirm power is off where and when indicated.
  • Replace and secure all covers or elements of the system before applying power to this product.
  • Use only the specified voltage when operating this product. The DC model is designed to use 24 Vdc, and the AC model is designed to use 100 to 240 Vac. Always check whether your device is DC or AC powered before applying power.
Failure to follow these instructions will result in death or serious injury.
Take the necessary protective measures against electrostatic discharge before attempting to remove the cover.
Failure to follow these instructions can result in equipment damage.
Do not exert more torque than the amount specified.
Failure to follow these instructions can result in equipment damage.
NOTE: When using the following interfaces, be careful when mounting the Box Module by itself with either wall mounting or flat mounting.
  • RS-232C isolated x 2

  • RS-422/485 isolated x 2

If you purchased the Standard Box with the above interface, remove the interface, mount the Box Module to the panel, then re-attach the interface. After purchasing, when attaching the above interface to the Standard Box or to interface slot 2 on the Advanced Box, first mount the Box Module to the panel, then attach the interface.
  1. Disconnect the power supply from the Box Module.
  2. Touch the housing or ground connection (not the power supply) to discharge any electrostatic charge from your body.
  3. Remove the screws of the optional interface cover and remove the cover.
  4. With the side labelled “UP” facing upward, insert the optional interface into the Box Module and tighten the screws.
    NOTE: The necessary torque is 0.3 N•m (2.7 lb-in).

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