Comtrol Corporation to debut Industry 4.0/IIoT enabled PROFINET IO-Link Masters at Hannover Messe

  • April 12, 2016
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April 12, 2016 — Comtrol Corporation announced it has released three new IO-Link Mastersfor PROFINETat Hannover Messe. The newest additions to the Comtrol line of IO-Link Master products, the 4-PNIO(4-Port IP67), 8-PNIO(8-Port IP67) and DR-8-PNIO(8-Port IP20 DIN rail) support the IO-Link 1.1 standard for full IO-Link device compatibility. The IO-Link Master PROFINET (PNIO) series combines the benefits of the IO-Link standard with PROFINET. Users can integrate the IO-Link Master into an industrial network with existing and new PROFINET IO installations using Comtrol’s powerful web interface and Siemens TIA Portal. In addition, these new products are PROFINET certified by Profinet International (PI) ensuring PROFINET compatibility.

The IO-Link Master PROFINET products are Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and Industry 4.0 readywith features such as embedded webpage sensor and configuration management. The embedded webpage offers the ability to: Configure IO-Link devices in minutes, ISDU (Indexed Service Data Unit) handling, Data Storage (automatic or manual) for Automatic Sensor Configuration, IO-Link Device Validation and Data Validation. 

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