8-port IO-Link master for Profinet for connecting up to 8 IO-Link devices
IO-Link – the USB interface for automation
As the degree of automation increased, so did the need for intelligent field devices.This resulted in a messy variety of interfaces with different mechanical and electrical characteristics Subsequently, the pressure for standardization became even greater. Using IO-Link, a collaboration amongst several companies aredeveloping the viable solution. Like USB in the PC world, IO-Link used in automation results in great simplification of installation while providing the capability for expanded diagnostics and parameter setting.