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IO-Link Interface and System Specification

IO-Link

Description:

IO-Link defines a fieldbus-independent communication interface for intelligent sensors and actuators in factory automation. The scope of this specification work focuses on the transmission physics (electrical and mechanical properties, topology), sensor/actuator communication with the IO assemblies, and a neutral data interface to the higher-level communication system. IO-Link allows an inexpensive point-to-point connection between sensor/actuator and the I/O assembly for the "last meter to the process". Diagnosis and parameter information between sensor/actuator and the automation system will be exchanged with IO-Link in addition to the measurement signal through the specified communication mechanism, thereby maximizing the performance of state-of-the-art intelligent sensors and actuators.

 

IO-Link Addendum

Over time, the IO-Link community realizes a number of possibilities to streamline, simplify, and enhance the system. The corresponding recommendations are collected in this document, called Addendum. Designers and implementers are invited to consider the issues as early as possible since they will be incorporated in the next release of the core IO-Link specifications and will become mandatory.


You will find the current specification and addendum on the IO-Link web site:
IO-Link Specification.

 

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New draft in PI-Review:

Version 1.1.3

Order No.: 10.002
Language: English

 

Changes to former V1.1.2 are highlighted in yellow.

 

This draft is published for testing and review only.
It must not be used for development purposes.


Comments to be submitted to www.io-link-projects.com,
until December 21, 2018.

Files:
# Date Filename Type Size
21/09/2018 IOL-Interface-Spec_10002_dV113_Sep18.pdf pdf 3 MB

Le nostre tecnologie

PROFIBUS è un sistema di comunicazione digitale standardizzato ed aperto, utilizzabile in tutte le aree di applicazione, dal manifatturiero al processo.

PROFINET è l'innovativo standard aperto per l'Industrial Ethernet. E' in grado di soddisfare tutti i requisiti necessari per le applicazioni di automazione industriale.

IO-LINK è la prima tecnologia IO standardizzata a livello mondiale (IEC 61131-9) per comunicare con sensori ed attuatori sotto il livello di comunicazione del bus di campo. Può essere integrata con PROFIBUS e PROFINET.