IO-Link

New IO-Link for UniStream® PLCs

Unitronics’ new line of Digital and Analogue input and output options with all the IO-Link device compatibility. UniStream® IO-Link, greatly expands the reach of the UniStream range of products – the award-winning PLC + HMI controller series. This line comprises of IO-Link Masters and Hubs that easily configure to UniStream® PLCs to make it more dynamic and easy to install extra digital and analogue IO and any IO-Link capable devices connected effortlessly.


Description

IO-Link: Elevate Your Automation Potential with Unitronics

At its core, IO-Link is an internationally standardised IO technology that enables fast, seamless communication between sensors, actuators, and controllers. This two-way communication empowers you with unprecedented control, flexibility, and efficiency in your automation processes.

Key Features

1.Standardisation: IO-Link has been standardised by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), ensuring compatibility and interoperability across various devices and systems.

2.Fieldbus Communication: IO-Link serves as a fieldbus communication solution for sensors, actuators, and mechatronics. It seamlessly integrates into existing automation systems.

3.Enhanced Connectivity: With IO-Link, you can connect sensors and actuators to your automation system with ease, enabling efficient data exchange and configuration.

4.IP65/67: Unitronics’ IO-Link master module is designed for industrial environments and can be installed either in control cabinets or on-site as remote I/O up to 20 metres from the PLC. Its ingress protection is IP65/67, ensuring robustness and reliability in a multitude of environments.

Whether you’re optimizing production lines, enhancing process control or improving overall efficiency – Unitronics’ IO-Link products provide the bridge between your devices and automation systems, unlocking new possibilities for smarter automation easily installed.

Manuals

IO-Link Manual Description User Guide
ULK-0808AIO-M2P6 IO-Link Hub, 8 Analogue I/O (configurable), M12, IP67 PDF Link
ULK-EIP-4AP6 IO-Link Master over Ethernet/IP protocol, 4 x IO-Link ports, Class A, IP67 PDF Link
ULK-EIP-8AP6 IO-Link Master over Ethernet/IP protocol, 8 x IO-Link ports, Class A, IP67 PDF Link
ULK-EIP-4A4BP6 IO-Link Master over Ethernet/IP protocol, 8 IO-Link ports, 4 x Class A + 4 x Class B, IP67 PDF Link
ULK-0808P-M8P6 IO-Link Hub, 8 Digital I/O (configurable), M8, IP67 PDF Link
ULK-1616P-M2P6 IO-Link Hub, 16 Digital I/O (configurable), M12, IP67 PDF Link
ULK-1616P2-M2P6 IO-Link Hub, 16 Digital I/O (configurable), M12, 2A, IP67 PDF Link
ADP-ULKCFD IO-Link Device Configuration tools and software. PDF Link

Masters/Hubs

Type Part Number Description

Master

ULK-EIP-4AP6 IO-Link Master over Ethernet/IP protocol, 4 x IO-Link ports, Class A, IP67
ULK-EIP-8AP6 IO-Link Master over Ethernet/IP protocol, 8 x IO-Link ports, Class A, IP67
ULK-EIP-4A4BP6 IO-Link Master over Ethernet/IP protocol, 8 IO-Link ports, 4 x Class A + 4 x Class B, IP67

Hub

ULK-0808P-M8P6 IO-Link Hub, 8 Digital I/O (configurable), M8, IP67
ULK-1616P-M2P6 IO-Link Hub, 16 Digital I/O (configurable), M12, IP67
ULK-1616P2-M2P6 IO-Link Hub, 16 Digital I/O (configurable), M12, 2A, IP67
ULK-0808AIO-M2P6 IO-Link Hub, 8 Analogue I/O (configurable), M12, IP67

Splitters

Part Number Description
ADP-M12AM4-2M12F4 Splitter Adapter, M12, Male, 4 pin to 2 x M12, Female, 4 pin, Class A
ADP-M12AM4-2M8F3 Splitter Adapter, M12, Male, 4 pin to 2 x M8, Female, 3 pin, Class A

Cables

Type Part Number Description

Power Cables

CBL-M8AF4-OP-2 M8 Cable, 4 pin, Female – Open Ended, 2 metres
CBL-M8AF4-OP-5 M8 Cable, 4 pin, Female – Open Ended, 5 metres
CBL-M8AM4-OP-2 M8 Cable, 4 pin, Male – Open Ended, 2 metres
CBL-M8AM4-OP-5 M8 Cable, 4 pin, Male – Open Ended, 5 metres
CBL-M12LF5-OP-2 M12 Cable, 5 pin, Female – Open Ended, 2 Metres
CBL-M12LF5-OP-5 M12 Cable, 5 pin, Female – Open Ended, 5 Metres
CBL-M12LM5-OP-2 M12 Cable, 5 pin, Male – Open Ended 2 Metres
CBL-M12LM5-OP-5 M12 Cable, 5 pin, Male – Open Ended 5 Metres
CBL-M12LM5-M12LF5-2 M12 Cable, 5 pin, Male – M12 Cable, 5 pin, Female, 2 Metres
CBL-M12LM5-M12LF5-5 M12 Cable, 5 pin, Male – M12 Cable, 5 pin, Female, 5 Metres
CBL-M8AM4-M8AF4-2 M8 Cable, 4 pin, Male – M8 Cable, 4 pin,  Female, 2 Metres
CBL-M8AM4-M8AF4-5 M8 Cable, 4 pin, Male – M8 Cable, 4 pin,  Female, 5 Metres

Power and Communication Cables

CBL-A-M12AM4-M12AF4-2 M12 Cable, 4 pin, Male – M12 Cable, 4 pin, Female, 2 Metres
CBL-A-M12AM4-M12AF4-5 M12 Cable, 4 pin, Male – M12 Cable, 4 pin, Female, 5 Metres
CBL-B-M12AM5-M12AF5-2 M12 Cable, 5 pin, Male – M12 Cable, 5 pin, Female, 2 Metres
CBL-B-M12AM5-M12AF5-5 M12 Cable, 5 pin, Male – M12 Cable, 5 pin, Female, 5 Metres

 Communication Cables

CBL-M8AM4-M8AM4-2 M8 Cable, 4 pin, Male – M8 Cable, 4 pin, Male, 2 Metres
CBL-M8AM4-M8AM4-5 M8 Cable, 4 pin, Male – M8 Cable, 4 pin, Male, 5 Metres
CBL-M12DM4-M12DM4-2 M12 Cable, 4 pin, Male – M12 Cable, 4 pin, Male, 2 Metres
CBL-M12DM4-M12DM4-5 M12 Cable, 4 pin, Male – M12 Cable, 4 pin, Male, 5 Metres
CBL-M8AM4-RJ2-2 M8 Cable, 4 pin, Male – RJ45 Ethernet Cable, 2 Metres
CBL-M8AM4-RJ2-5 M8 Cable, 4 pin, Male – RJ45 Ethernet Cable, 5 Metres
CBL-M12DM4-RJ-2 M12 Cable, 4 pin, Male – RJ45 Ethernet Cable, 2 Metres
CBL-M12DM4-RJ-5 M12 Cable, 4 pin, Male – RJ45 Ethernet Cable, 5 Metres

Sensor/IO Cables

CBL-M8AM3-OP-2 M8 Cable, 3 pin, Male – Open Ended, 2 metres
CBL-M8AM3-OP-5 M8 Cable, 3 pin, Male – Open Ended, 5 metres
CBL-M12AM4-OP-2 M12 Cable, 4 pin, Male – Open Ended, 2 metres
CBL-M12AM4-OP-5 M12 Cable, 4 pin, Male – Open Ended, 5 metres

Programming Cable

ADP-ULKCFG USB – Live and Neutral + M12 Cable, 4 pin, Female (Programming of IO Devices, Requires software in ‘Manuals’ Tab)

UniLogic

i4 Automation Unilogic Software for Unitronics

UniLogic is the newest modern programming software from Unitronics that is included with this product.

This programming software lets you develop your program in a smarter way saving you money on your programming costs.  With the look and feel of a modern day development suite UniLogic makes the programmer feel at home with a familiar style to the menu structure adopted by most of the Windows™ software providers.

You can use UniLogic to program, control, access and download data to and from the PLC remotely and directly.

Get more information about the UniLogic programming software HERE

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