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Maximum flexibility: IO-Link multiport modules

  • Configurable digital and analogue input / output functions via IO-Link communication in just one module
  • 8 independently configurable I/O ports
  • Electrical separation between auxiliary voltage and IO-Link
  • Digital input filters, powerful outputs (2 A each)
  • Parameter setting and diagnostics via IO-Link

Any combinations possible in just one module
These IO-Link modules allow connection of conventional digital and analogue sensors as well as digital actuators to IO-Link. To do so, the modules feature 8 flexible ports that can be configured independently: as digital inputs and outputs, as analogue input (4...20 mA or 0...10 V). This unique capability to freely configure in any combination of analogue and digital ports in one module saves cost. You only need one free IO-Link port on the controller.

Heavy-duty outputs for actuators
The powerful switching outputs of the PerformanceLine versions can switch currents up to 2 A (16 A per module). The electrical separation between supply voltage and IO-Link communication provides maximum protection.

Advantages and customer benefits

Cyclical or acyclical port configuration
A key feature of the multiport modules from ifm is the flexibility of port configuration. The user can define a cyclical or an acyclical version via the selection of the respective device ID via IO-Link. This allows a cyclical or an acyclical configuration of the function of each port on the module (AI, DI, DO).

External voltage supply L-coded (PerformanceLine):

  • Output current 16 A per module, 2 A per connection switchable
  • Industrial version with special housing material resistant to oils and coolants
  • L-coded supply cable necessary for supply of the higher current
  • Electrical separation between the supply voltage and the IO-Link interface guarantees a reliable data communication (IO-Link compliant)
  • Actuators can be switched off separately from sensors

External voltage supply A-coded (StandardLine):

  • Output current limited to 1.8 A per 4 connections
  • Available as a version for industrial applications or as a special version for the food industry
  • Auxiliary voltage supply via a standard cable
  • Electrical separation between the supply voltage and the IO-Link interface guarantees a reliable data communication (IO-Link compliant)
  • Dual supply enables actuators to be switched off separately from sensors

Supply from A-port master

  • Output current 1 A (total) for 8 connections switchable
  • Voltage supply from the master’s sensor supply, no additional external actuator supply
  • Available as a version for industrial applications or as a special version for the food industry
  • No additional supply cable necessary

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