Overview

Description

IO-Link is a serial communication protocol that connects sensors and actuators to remote I/O or programmable logic controllers (PLCs) in factory automation. This solution is an easy-to-use gateway development kit for the IO-Link protocol. It connects up to eight IO-Link sensors or actuators and supports industrial Ethernet communication controlled by an Arm® Cortex®-A7 microprocessor.

System Benefits​:

  • Built-in IO-Link hardware frame handler significantly improves application performance
  • Temperature and supply voltage monitoring and protection
  • Overload protection for channels and connected devices
  • Optimized for up to 8-port IO-Link master applications
  • Optional secure boot function

Target Applications:

  • Industrial Ethernet/IO-Link network
  • Industrial automation
    • Sensors
    • Actuators
    • Hubs
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