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Configure IO-Link devices with moneo | configure

moneo | configure is ifm’s solution to parameterizing IO-Link products. Part of ifm’s growing IIoT software platform known as moneo, moneo | configure installs on your Windows PC and provides a centralized tool to detect, parameterize, visualize and diagnose IO-Link devices, regardless of the manufacturer.

The intuitive user interface simplifies device configuration and reduces machine commissioning time. moneo | blue wirelessly connects IO-Link devices on IOS or Android platforms via Bluetooth. 

Software functions

Configure IO-Link devices
  • Find all IO-Link devices connected to the network
  • Configure IP addresses of ifm IO-Link masters
  • Read and write parameters to all IO-Link sensors and devices
  • Online and offline parameter changes of IO-Link sensors and devices
  • Support for 3rd party IO-Link sensors and devices with IODD files
  • Automatic dashboard generation without any user configuration
  • Quickly view real-time values from IO-Link sensors and devices
  • View short term trend history
IODD management
  • View local and online IODD catalogs
  • Install updates
  • Import IODD files

Why moneo | configure?

Parameter data record management Tool for all IO-Link devices Overview of all IO-Link devices in the network Dynamic cockpit
Easy setup and replacement of IO-Link devices with only one tool Manufacturer-independent device setup, online / offline, with integrated IODD management Scanning of a complex IO-Link network with masters and devices Parallel visualization of the process values and parameters

Connecting Devices to moneo | configure with USB adapter

Moneo connects devices via USB and Ethernet. Read more below or get more IO-Link setup and support information.

Connect with AL1060 USB adapter

Required accessories to be purchased separately:

  • E80121 power supply with wall plug
  • E12689 USB patchcord
  • Any M12 A-coded patchcord to connect to sensor such as EVC012
Advantages Disadvantages
  • Sensor power via USB
  • Easily portable
  • Only one device may be connected at a time

Connect with IO-Link master / Ethernet

Advantages Disadvantages
  • Connection to multiple masters and devices at a time
  • Access devices without changing / disconnecting existing controls wiring
  • Separate 24 VDC power required for IO-Link master

Tech Insight videos

Description Play video
Scanning your network for devices (Run time 3:32)
Reading and writing parameters to devices (Run time 3:48)
Changing IP address of IO-Link master (Run time 2:42)


Download moneo | configure for free

  1. Create your my ifm account and log in
  2. Download the trial version (EXE file)

After installing moneo and logging in, a selection of activation types appear automatically.

Select "moneo|configure free licence activation" here.

Select "Free moneo configure SA" under the available licences.

After selecting the licence and clicking "Next", the activation process starts.

You're now ready to onboard your IO-Link masters and devices.