6. CONNECTION OF I/O UNITS TO
The FANUC I/O Link can be extended to the maximum length of 200 m
with optical cables using an optical I/O link adapter.
In the following cases, use an optical cable.
D When the cable is more than 10 meters long.
D When the cable runs between different cabinets and it is
impossible to connect the cabinets with a grounding wire
of 5.5 mm
D When there is concern that the cable is influenced by
strong noise; for example :
When there is a strong electromagnetic noise source
beside the cable such as a welding machine.
When a noise generating cable such as a power cable
runs for a long distance in parallel with the cable.
connector JD1 for
Main body : Approx. 100 g.
Connection of FANUC
I/O Link Optical Cable
External dimension of
optical I/O Link adapter
Weight of optical I/O Link
D Connection diagram