Written Setup Procedures Make Commissioning a Breeze
When working with Opto22 EPIC controllers having a documented setup procedure that details, step-by-step, the process to correctly configure the device is paramount. This will ensure that nothing is missed before sending the piece of hardware into the field for use. This really shows its worth when you have multiple people that could be doing the configuring. Below is a sample setup procedure for example.
An important thing to consider is having proper file organization so files and templates are easy to locate and use. Spending time trying to find all the required documents will lead to increased work time and frustration. When working on a central server, adding the file path in the procedure for the required documents will also decrease the setup time. Adding Stickers to the device indicating IP addresses, firmware, login info and Wi-Fi can be beneficial to the end user and service technicians in the field.