The terminal is designed for use within an Inline station.The terminal is used to operate IO-Link-compatible sensors and actuators (devices). It is also used to acquire digital signals.IO-Link is the standard for consistent communication from the controller to the lowest field level. In IO-Link communication, the process data is forwarded during parallel service data transmission.IO-Link is a point-to-point connection between an IO-Link port and the sensor or actuator. IO-Link technology uses the familiar signal technology of the 0 V and 24 V binary interface in order to transmit data using pulse modulation. IO-Link offers full backward compatibility with standard sensors/actuators.Using this terminal, IO-Link-compatible devices from any manufacturer can be operated on INTERBUS, PROFIBUS, and PROFINET.