Custom Input/Output Controllers

IO Controller, Input Output Controller

The Marlin team will work with you to create an ideal I/O Controller solution based on your application and functionality requirements. We offer packaged, perfect turnkey solutions at economical prices.

Whereas most suppliers offer only off-the-shelf products that leave you to settle for excess I/O capacity or limited functionality, our I/O microprocessor CAN controllers are customizable to your unique specifications.

With our experience and expertise in this area, we specialize in meeting key customer requirements such as:

  • Packaging
  • I/O Types & Quantity
  • Power Needs
  • Functionality & Diagnostics
  • Environmental Specifications

Available Features

  • Any number of inputs/outputs, whether it’s one or 100, and in any combination
  • Signal input types: 0-5V, 0-10V, 4-20 mA, STB, STG, resistive, PWM, frequency
  • Output current levels: low mA levels to 3 amp, 6 amp, 15 amp, 30 amp or more
  • Power supply voltage: 12V, 24V, 48V, 72V, and others
  • CAN Bus communication; multiple protocols
  • Diagnostics for short circuit protection and open load detection
  • Optional diagnostic LEDs on all inputs, outputs & power supplies
  • Customer-specified connectors, wire lengths & wire harness styles
  • Controller enclosure shape, size and material
  • Private labeling
  • Multiple, customer-defined, user-selectable programs to control different applications with the same controller
  • Can be designed to meet your specific environmental standards
  • Software programmable by customer or Marlin

Typical Features

  • Rated for severe environments: IP67 moisture protection, extreme temperatures, shock & vibration
  • Designed to handle typical vehicle electrical transients, including load dump
  • Short circuit and reverse polarity protected
  • Inputs: digital, analog, PWM, frequency, resistive
  • Outputs: digital, analog, PWM


We also offer custom design and manufacturing of relay and timer modules to meet your mobile equipment requirements. With years of hands-on experience, along with our first-class manufacturing capabilities, Marlin Technologies produces relays and timer modules delivering performance, functionality and reliability that our competitors’ products can’t match.

Marlin Technologies 101 Industrial Drive • PO Box 123 • Horicon, WI 53032-1803 • (920) 485-4463 •