IOLM DR-8-EIP-T 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 detailed information.


The IO-Link Master DR-EIP-T must be installed in a suitable fire, electrical, mechanical area.

The following provides an installation and configuration overview for the IOLM DR-8-EIP-T.

  1. Install the IOLM DR-8-EIP-T hardware.

    1. Connect to the network.

    2. Connect and apply the power.

    3. Connect the IO-Link devices.

    4. If desired, connect digital input or output devices to the digital IO ports.

    5. If desired, mount the IO-Link Master.

  2. Configure the IP address using the IO-Link Master web interface or PortVision DX.

  3. Configure the port characteristics using the embedded web interface.

  4. 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.

  5. Optionally, implement these features after configuring the IO-Link device: Data Storage (Automatic or Manual), Device Validation Mode, and Data Validation Mode.

  6. Optionally, use the EDS files and/or example programs to prepare PLC programs.

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