Amphion Edge Device Data Collection – Overview

The Amphion Edge device is robust and able to handle various types of data collection. This article lists each step required to successfully configure and start a data collection job. ei3’s data collection services are optimized for an ever-growing list of specific control systems. While the data collection services offered are available only for certain […]

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How to configure Rockwell and eWOD data collection

This article explains Rockwell and eWOD-based Amphion Edge device data collection in detail. For a general overview of data collection, see this article. For OPC-UA-based data collection, see this article instead. Adding Data Points Starting A Collection Job Adding Data Points To successfully collect data through these methods, all data points must be entered into […]

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Trigger Data Collection

Trigger-based data collection allows users to set up machine data collection for specific points which collect data whenever a specific trigger event occurs. Rather than collecting every sixty seconds as a traditional data collection job would, a trigger-based collection collects whenever a designated trigger data point changes its value. This means a trigger-based collection job […]

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Machine Product Activations

Product Activation – Overview Accessing Product Activations Product Activation Symbols How To Set Up Products Auto-Renew Pre-Activating Products Product Activation – Overview Product activations allow specific machines access to certain products. With no product active, a machine cannot collect data, track downtime, or have access to any other features available with data collection. Activating products […]

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XLS Import Formatting

When importing data points to a machine via XLS, it’s important that all the data point information is properly listed. Any errors will result in a failed import attempt. When you export an existing data point list in XLS format, the data points will be properly formatted for Excel, and can easily be copied and […]

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New Customer Creation

The guide below provides a step-by-step outline on adding a new company, its divisions, as well as machines and their devices. Note that some or all of these capabilities may not be available to some users. If you need assistance with any customer or machine creation, contact us for assistance. There are 6 menu items that […]

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Using User Groups effectively

User Groups can provide easy and effective user management. When used properly, permissions and rules can be set for several users at once. For instance, if you want to make it possible to track downtime on several cutting machines from one user account, you could: Create a user called Cutter users. Make a user group […]

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Restarting a Data Collection Job

This function only works with specific Amphion Edge device collection jobs for certain machines. If you do not meet these requirements, please contact us for assistance in restarting data collection on a machine. In some cases, you may want to swap or reconfigure a box to add new data points or tags to a data […]

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Data Points – Full Text Search Functions

By default, most pages in the system will load displaying a blank page. Machines with a high volume of data points, for example, may take a while to load fully. By displaying each page as blank by default the system can load faster in your browser, and users can easily find specific entries on a page […]

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Viewing Machine Data Points

To find and view the data points on your machine: Log in to the Customer Portal, and navigate to the Admin Tools > Data Points page. Admin partner users can also access this page from the Remote Service Platform, under Admin > Data Points. Select a machine from the drop-down menu provided. The page will load […]

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