IO-Link Master 8-EIP

The IO-Link Master features rugged IP67 housing with M12 connectors for harsh environments. This industrial IO-Link gateway has a wide operating temperature from -25° to 60°C.

Part Number: 99608-8

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Comtrol’s IO-Link Master combines the benefits of the IO-Link standard with the EtherNet/IP™ and Modbus TCP protocols. The IO-Link Master effectively shields the PLC programmers from the IO-Link complexities by handling those complexities itself. The result is simplified EtherNet/IP™ and Modbus TCP interfaces,which decreases system development time and installation efforts.

The IO-Link Master features a rugged IP67 slim-line design incorporating two Fast Ethernet ports and eight IO-Link ports with M12 connectors. Designed for harsh environments, its machine-mount design uses industrial grade components. The IO-Link Master is easily integrated into a system network, and is compatible with existing and new industrial Ethernet installations.

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  • IO-Link Master 8-EIP
  • Quick Start card
  • Network Interface 10/100BASE-TX
  • EnclosureMolded ABS (potted)
  • Ingress Protection Rating IP67
  • Installation and Grounding MethodMachine or panel mount
    Two-hole M4 or #8 screws
  • Network ProtocolsEtherNet/IP™, Modbus/TCP (slave)
  • Connectors (M12)8 - IO-Link
    2 - Ethernet
    2 - Power
  • LED IndicatorsPower, Module Status, Network Status, IO-Link, DI and Ethernet Port Status
  • Dimensions 8.35" x 2.56" x 1.18"
    212 x 65 x 30 mm
  • Product Weight1.0 lb
    454 kg
IO-Link Interface Specifications
  • Connector TypeFemale, M12, A-coded, 5-pin
  • Number of Ports8
  • IO-Link Version Support V1.0 and V1.1
  • Connector Pinout Pin 1 = L+
    Pin 2 = DI
    Pin 3 = L-
    Pin 4 = C/Q
    Pin 5 = Not Connected
  • Configurations per Port IO-Link = 1
    DI (SIO mode) = 1
    DO (SIO mode) = 1
    DI (dedicated) = 1
  • IO-Link Mode Transfer Rates4.8K (COM1)
    38.4K (COM2)
    230.4K (COM3)
  • Baud rate recognitionAutomatic
  • Output Current on IO-Link Connectors (Ports 1-8)
    • Port 1 max current:1600mA
    • Port 2 – Port 8 max current: 500mA (Each Port)
  • Short Circuit ProtectionYes
  • Cable Length (Maximum)30 m
Digital Inputs C/Q (SIO Mode Using IO-Link Ports)
  • Sensor Current Load (Maximum)200mA
  • Input CharacteristicsIEC 61131-2 Type 1 and Type 3 Compliant
  • Short-Circuit and Overload protectionYes
  • Short-Circuit proof Yes
  • Input Current LimitationYes
  • C/Q Input ThresholdLow: 8.0 - 11.5V
    High: 10.5 - 13.0V
Digital Outputs C/Q (SIO Mode Using IO-Link Ports)
  • Actuator Current Load (Maximum)200mA
  • Input CharacteristicsIEC 61131-2 Type 1 and Type 3 Compliant
  • Short-Circuit and Overload ProtectionYes
  • Short-Circuit ProofYes
  • Input Current LimitationYes
  • Output FunctionPNP/NPN
Digital Inputs (Only) Specifications
  • Sensor Current Load (Maximum)200mA
  • Input CharacteristicsIEC 61131-2 Type 1 and Type 3 Compliant
  • Short-Circuit and Overload ProtectionYes
  • Short-Circuit Proof Yes
  • Input Current LimitationYes
  • DI Input ThresholdLow: 5.2 - 6.4V
    High: 6.8 - 8.0V
Ethernet/IP Interface Specifications
  • Supported PLCsIncluding but not limited to:
    • Control Logix
    • Compact Logix
    • RSLogix
    • SLC 500
    • PLC5
    • MicroLogix
    • Other Class 1 or Class 3 EtherNet/IP PLCs may be supported
  • ISDU Read & WritesUp to 40 individual commands in one EtherNet/IP message
  • ISDU CommandsSelectable byte swapping (none, 16-bit, or 32-bit)
    Selectable payload sizes (4 to 232 bytes)
    ISDU block index
    ISDU sub-index
    Length of read or write
    Data payload
  • Web Page ConfigurationProvides the following capabilities:
    • Port configuration for ISDU Data, Process Data, Transfer Mode, Read/Write, Write PDI to Tag/File, and Read PDO from Tag/File.
    • EtherNet/IP configuration:
    • Time to Live (TTL) Network Value
    • Multicast IP Address Allocation Control
    • User-Defined Number of Multicast IP Addresses
    • User-Defined Multicast Starting IP Address
    • Session Encapsulation Timeout
  • DiagnosticsYes
  • Electronic Data Sheets (EDS)Yes
  • Sample PLC ProgramsYes
IO-Link Master Features
  • Data StorageAutomatic or Manual - Upload and/or Download
  • Device Validation Yes
  • Data ValidationYes
  • Powerful Web InterfaceProvides the following capabilities:
    • Firmware upgradable
    • Password protected with Admin, Operator, and User accounts
    • ISDU batch handling
    • Load IODD files to configure the IO-Link device
    • IODD Handler parses xml files making them readable and configurable
    • Log files
  • Upgradable Firmware Yes (Web page or using PortVision DX)
  • Remote ParameterizationYes
  • Mobile App SupportSimplify monitoring of control system Process and Service Data using simple standard clients available for free in Google Play and Apple App Store
Electrical Specifications
  • Input Voltage Rance20-30VDC / 4A (Maximum)
  • Power Supply In
    • Vs12A (Maximum)
    • Va10A (Maximum)
  • Power Consuption (Without Load)100mA @ 24VDC (Vs)
  • Power Supply Out (Ua)
    • Vs12A (Maximum)*
    • Va10A (Maximum)**
    • *Vs output available is determined by subtracting the following from the available input current:
    • • IO-Link module power
    • • Actual C/Q current for each IO-Link port (w/out devices)
    • • Actual Vs current for each IO-Link port
    • *Va output available is the same as the available Va input current
  • Short Circuit Protection for IO-Link ConnectorsYes
  • Power Connectors
    • Input (1)Male, M12 T-coded, 5-pin
    • Output (2)Female, M12 T-coded, 5-pin
Environmental Specifications
  • Air Temperature
    • System On -25°C to +60°C
    • System Off -40°C to +70°C*
  • Operating Humidity (non-condensing)10% to 95%
  • Storage Humidity (non-condensing)10% to 95%
  • Shock/VibrationsEN60068-2-6
  • Enclosure RatingIP67 (IEC 60529)
Export Information
  • Packaged Shipping Weight1.2 lb
    544.3 kg
  • Package Dimensions (L x W x H)10.5" x 4.5" x 1.5"
    266.7 x 114.3 x 38.1mm
  • UPC Code7-56727-99608-8
  • Country of OriginUSA
  • ECCN5A992
  • Schedule B Number8517.62.0050
Regulatory Approvals
  • ImmunityEuropean Standard EN 61000-6-2
    IEC/EN 61131-2
    IEC 1000-4-2/EN 61000-4-2: Electrostatic Discharge (ESD)
    IEC 1000-4-3/EN 61000-4-3: Radiated, Radio-Frequency (RF)
    IEC 1000-4-4/EN 61000-4-4: Fast Transient/Burst
    IEC 1000-4-5/EN 61000-4-5: Surge
    IEC 1000-4-6/EN 61000-4-6: Conducted disturbance
    IEC 1000-4-8/EN 61000-4-8: Magnetic field
    IEC 1000-4-11/EN 61000-4-11: Dips and Voltage Variations
  • EmissionsEuropean Standard EN 61000-6-4
    FCC Part15 Subpart B
    Class A limit
    Canadian EMC requirements ICES-003
  • SafetyCSA C22.2 No. 142/UL 508E360395
  • OtherIngress Protection rating IP67 (IEC 60529)
    Environmental & Mechanical testing pre IEC/EN 61131-2
    Europeal Standard: 2011/65/EU (RoHS2) Directive.
  • Regulatory Approval Symbols
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