Can a Pneumatic Manifold with IO Capability be controlled over IO Link?

This article describes the EX600 IO Module used on Pneumatic Manifolds for valve control and IO.


The EX600 serial interface offers a full suite of diagnostics and programmable parameters to meet the most stringent requirements.  Up to 1024 (512/512 I/O blocks) and 7 valve manifolds can be connected.  The EX600 can be configured as a centralized or a de-centralized I/O system, or a combination of both.  This serial interface is compatible with series SV1000/2000/3000, VQC1000/2000/4000 and S0700 valves.  Available protocols include Profibus-DP, DeviceNet™, CC-Link, EtherCat and EtherNet/IP™.

  • Connects up to 4 IO-Link modules per manifold (Total of 16 IO-Link devices)
  • Supports both port class A (integrated power, sensors and regulators) and class B (separate output power, for use with valve)
  • Process data, parameters and device information can be set and monitored using PC
  • Compatible with EX600-SEN3-X80, EX600-SPN3, EX600-SPN4, EX600-SEN7/8 and EX600-SEC3/4