PI Downloads

In this section you'll find several sets of downloadable files, ranging from simple forms to join PI to executables to help you engineering and commissioning PROFIBUS and PROFINET devices. Much of it is free, although to get some files you'll need to join PI (Become a member) to gain access. The 'key' icon tells you which file needs a password.


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IO-Link Device Description

An IODD file is mandatory for an IO-Link device.

IO-Devices are described via a device description. It consists of a set of XML files (text) and PNG files (graphs). These files contain information about the identification of the device, communication characteristics, parameters, process data, and diagnosis data.

You will find the IO-Link Device Description Specification and the Schemas here:
IO-Link Specification.