The need is growing to incorporate intelligent IO-Link sensors into AS-Interface – especially in exactly the location where they are needed. IO-Link Masters from Bihl+Wiedemann make this possible. Both systems supplement each other ideally: IO-Link with its point-to-point wiring and ASi as a bus system .
Jochen Bihl explains why ASi and IO-Link are ideal partners on the field level. With ASi / IO-Link modules by Bihl+Wiedemann you can incorporate intelligent IO-Link sensors and actuators into ASi – right where they are located. Video length: 2:58
Jochen Bihl introduces the ASi-5 Slave/IO Link Master with 4 ports from Bihl+Wiedemann. The ASi-5 slave can transmit up to 32 bytes of I/O cyclic data – which fits IO-Link perfectly. By default the modules transmit over AS-i a total of 8 bytes – 2 bytes per port – in 1.27 ms.
Our IO-Link Masters – with 4 IO-Link Class A ports (model BWU2853) or with 4 Class B IO-Link ports (BWU3020) – are an ideal match for the IO-Link products from many manufacturers, including binary actuators and sensors as well as analog sensors.
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Flexible connection options for sensors as well as actuators with external voltage supply thanks to Class A and Class B IO-Link Masters.
Interoperability with IO-Link products from many manufacturers