The Tulip Factory Kit was the first-touch kit of accessories and hardware for new Tulip users to get started with edge connectivity.

Factory Kit is discontinued as of June 23, 2022.

Hooray! You’ve just received your Factory Kit. Now, let’s get it up and running. 

Your factory kit is just a small example of the different ways Tulip Edge hardware can enable your factory. If you have a use-case in mind and you just wanna hit the ground running, check out this Edge IO Overview, it walks through all the great resources for Tulip Edge Devices.

If you want a step-by-step guide on testing all of your factory kit hardware, continue on!

Please go ahead and download Factory Kit Unit Tests from our Library in order to be able to follow along and test whether the devices are functioning correctly.

These are the articles we will be working through. First, 2 documents that walk you through setting up your Edge IO:

  1. Setting up an Edge IO [Required]

  2. Registering an Edge IO [Required]

The rest of the factory kit articles are optional, feel free to do any/all of them:

  1. Connecting the Factory Kit USB devices [Optional]

  2. Edge IO Light Strip Setup [Optional]

  3. Setting up the Break Beam Sensor [Optional]

  4. Assembling the Andon Light stack [Optional]

Each Factory Kit comes with the following items:

  • Tulip Edge IO

  • 24V Power Supply

  • 3 Foot Ethernet Cable

  • 2 light strips

  • Barcode scanner

  • Foot pedal

  • Temperature/humidity sensors

  • Break beam

  • Light stack kit

The next few articles will walk you through the initial setup of your Factory Kit. Let’s start with the Edge IO - Setting Up an Edge IO

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