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Nov 15, 2018

Impact67 Now Available for IO-Link

New module gains CT14 ODVA certification

Murrelektronik, a worldwide leader in technological innovation and manufacturer of custom solutions for automated industrial systems, network protocols and machine connectivity, has announced the availability of Impact67 compact fieldbus modules with IO-Link. The new IO-Link modules have also just gained the CT14 ODVA (Open DeviceNet Vendors Association) certification.

Thanks to its full potting, the Impact67 module guarantees high machine and plant availability. It features ports that can be configured as inputs, outputs, and IO-Link ports, depending on the specific application. It offers both extreme flexibility and tremendous cost savings since the number of modules per installation can be reduced to a minimum.

Murrelektronik’s Impact67 fieldbus module comes equipped with extensive diagnostic functions and the ability to build a ring structure, further improving the system availability. A simple and intuitive web interface helps decrease installation and maintenance time for the device. The “Quick Connect” feature also ensures a short start-up time for the module, particularly valuable for use in robotics. A broad portfolio of accessories, including IO-Link analog converters, IO-Link hubs, and practical inductive couplers, open up a range of possibilities for the installation of this high-quality field bus module.

Key features of Impact67 include:

  • Highly functional ports/performance in a low-cost housing
  • Web server with integrated configuration tool
  • Detailed diagnostic information available via LEDs and web server
  • Fully Potted
  • Multifunctional M12 Ports: Digital I/Os or IO-Link
  • Up to 4 Class B IO-Link Ports
  • Adjustable I/O Length

“The Impact67 module is simply the smartest way to connect Ethernet/IP IO-Link devices,” said Rafael Calamari, Product Manager - Fieldbus. "Combining it with Murrelektronik’s variety of IO-Link hubs and analog converters will not only increase flexibility, but also reduce hardware costs for your organization.”

For more information about Impact67, download our Compact flyer below.