The EXACTUS® Mux IFM8-IO is designed as a data transport device allowing communication between a host system and up to eight pyrometers. In most situations, the Mux can be connected and operate without any setup or configuration changes.
Some of the features that can be configured on the Mux include:
The Mux (IFM8-IA) contains two interfaces for external equipment: Ethernet (dual 10/100 Mb/s.) and MODBUS RTU over RS485. The Mux also has LEDs for Run, Error, and Power.
See the BASF IFM8-IO Guide for more information.