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Remote IO for Process Automation (RIO for PA) for PROFINET



This profile describes IO Devices and modules for specific use in process automation and their mapping to PROFINET IO. It defines minimal and typical requirements for such devices and modules. The document is focusing on functional definitions. It does not provide any specific implementation details.

Overall, the profile contributes to a common view of a RIO device for PA.


Draft for review:


Version: d0.102
Order No.: 3.232
Language: English


This draft is published for testing and review only. It must not be used for development purposes.

Comments to be submitted to  until 14.03.2022.

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