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I/O Module enables device/controller communication via IO-Link.
Press Release Summary:
Apr 15, 2014 - Available for Simatic S7-1200 controller, IO-Link master module is based on IO-Link specification v1.1 and enables field devices connect to controller via IO-Link. Field device parameters are automatically backed up in controller, and all parameters are automatically transferred to new component if field device has to be replaced. Module supports rapid COM3 mode for accelerated response times or handling extensive data sets as well as supporting devices with v1.0 IO-Link specifications.
Original Press Release
IO-Link Master for Simatic Controller
Press release date: Apr 07, 2014
Thanks to the industry-wide IO-Link standard, switching devices and sensors can be connected to the control level with a low-cost point-to-point link.
The Siemens Industry Automation Division has developed a new IO-Link master for its Simatic S7-1200 controller, based on the current IO-Link specification V1.1.
Contact for journalists:
Gerhard Stauß, phone: +49 911 895 7945
This press release and a press picture are available at www.siemens.com/press/pi/I2014042311e
For further information, please see www.siemens.com/s7-1200
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