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Create a SIO Board



SIO Boards are used to increase the number of Inputs, Outputs and Readers the the access control system can manage. This article provides detailed instructions on how to create a new SIO Board in BluSKY.


  1. Log in and navigate to SIO Boards. Main Menu-> Setup-> System Setup-> SIO Board
  2. Use the  icon in the lower left side to create a new SIO Board.

Create SIO Board

  1. First, pick the Controller that will manage the SIO Board.
  2. Select the proper Board Type from the drop down menu.
  3. Next, choose a Name for the SIO Board.
    • Note: Using good names can make the process of servicing and debugging much easier.
  4. Enter the Comm Address assigned to the SIO Board.
  5. Confirm the entry with the saveBtn.png button or because of the nature of this job we provide a SaveAndNew.png button to move onto the next entry quickly.
    • Note: There are many more way to configure a SIO Board the More...downArrow.png option will expand these options. These option should only be explored by well trained technicians. 
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