The decentralised DI modules serve as a gateway between binary sensors and the fieldbus. This means that binary switching signals in the field can be transmitted directly via the fieldbus. No further transmission systems are needed in the fieldbus topology.
The ifm modules are the perfect choice, even in the most difficult environments: The materials and production methods are identical to the ifm jumper cables of the tried-and-tested EVC and EVF product series.
The ecolink technology guarantees reliable, permanently ingress-resistant M12 connections of the connection cables.
The Ethernet modules are the perfect addition to ifm’s IO-Link master family. They feature the same design, port configuration and standardised M12 connections.
For voltage supply, the modules offer an A-coded M12 connector with 1 x 4 A and an L-coded M12 connector with 2 x 16 A including daisy chain functionality.
Sensor pulses are counted within the module and are cyclically transmitted to the PLC as a counter packet. This ensures accurate counting that is not affected by the cycle time of the PLC.