IOLM DR-8-EIP Installation Overview
You can also refer to the IO-Link Master Library for EtherNet/IP and Modbus/TCP
for detailed installation and configuration procedures. Also, the IO-Link Master web interface help system provides
The IO-Link Master DR-EIP must be installed in a suitable fire, electrical, mechanical area.
The following provides an installation and
configuration overview for the IOLM DR-8-EIP.
Install the IOLM DR-8-EIP hardware.
Connect to the network.
Connect and apply the power.
Connect the IO-Link devices.
If desired, connect digital input or output devices to the digital IO ports.
If desired, mount the IO-Link Master.
Configure the IP address using the IO-Link Master web interface or
Configure the port characteristics
using the embedded web interface.
Optionally, use the IO-Link Master to configure/edit IO-Link device parameters. The IO-Link Master web interface provides:
IO-Link Device Description GUI that works in conjunction with the device
manufacturers IODD files, which you can load on the IO-Link Master.
IO-Link Device ISDU Interface, which can be used referencing device manufacturers
Operator or Configuration Manuals that contain the ISDU Block Index and ISDU Sub-Index parameters.
Optionally, implement these features after configuring the IO-Link device: Data Storage (Automatic or Manual),
Device Validation Mode, and
Data Validation Mode.
Optionally, use the EDS files and/or example programs to prepare PLC programs.