I/O Blocks are designed for Profibus networks.

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Including Input-only and Configurable versions, machine mount Profibus I/O Blocks feature all metal low profile housings that can survive rough treatment and still keep cables protected. Blocks incorporate high density inputs that enable use of splitters, set up switches that speed addressing process, and large, highly visible status LEDs. Both models provide range of inputs that can be set for NO/NC operation, and compatible Profibus cables and connectors are also available.



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Balluff Introduces Fully Featured Profibus I/O Blocks



Florence, KY (July, 2008): As part of its expanding package of control connectivity solutions, Balluff has introduced two new machine mount I/O modules for Profibus networks. Similar in overall design to its well-received DeviceNet blocks, the two new Profibus blocks include Input-only and Configurable versions.

Breakthrough Design Machine-Mount Profibus I/O Blocks

Balluff's Profibus blocks come with a complement of innovative features that Balluff customers have been requesting. These include robust, all metal low profile housings that can survive rough treatment and still keep cables protected, high density inputs enabling the use of splitters to double the input count, easily accessible set up switches to make addressing fast and simple, and large, highly visible status LEDs. Both models provide a range of inputs that and can be set for normally open and normally closed operation. Compatible Profibus cables and connectors are also available.

For further information, visit http://www.balluff.com/profibus

Balluff Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Balluff GmbH, Neuhausen, Germany, is a leading manufacturer of a wide range of inductive, optical, capacitive and magnetic sensors as well as linear position transducers and ID systems. Balluff products for OEM and factory floor solutions are used to control, regulate, automate, assemble, position, and monitor manufacturing, assembly, and packaging sequences for industries including metalworking, automotive, plastics, material handling, wood processing, aerospace, electrical, and electronics.

In Canada only, contact
Norman J. Clarke,
President, Balluff Canada,
2840 Argentia Road, Unit # 2,
Mississauga, ON L5N 8G4,
Phone 1-800-927-9654
or Tel: 905-816-1494, 905-816-1411,
E-mail: balluff.canada@balluff.ca

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