IO-Link: Did You Know?

Did you know that IO-Link wiring needs only 3 wires of a parallel cable instead of 19?

The simple motto 3 instead of 19 wires vividly describes the saving potential of IO-Link compared to conventional wiring. The user benefits are made clear using the example of a passive distributor with 8 M12 connections. For comparison purposes, an IO-Link input module that can be connected to any IO-Link master is used.

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IO-Link: Did You Know?

Did you know that the benefits of IO-Link are built on three pillars?

The tremendous success of IO-Link rests on three pillars whose value is clearly recognized no matter the industry sector: simplified installation, simplified parameter assignment, and diagnostics.

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IO-Link: Did You Know?

Did you know that IO-Link allows automatic parameter assignment by the PLC?

With IO-Link, the parameter assignment of the devices is stored in the higher-level automation system and is transferred automatically if a device is replaced. Moreover, the PLC can access, read, and write any parameters during operation. (more…)

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