PROFINET, PROFIBUS, and IO-Link news from around the world

Product News

Molex has introduced its SST PB3-CPX Modules to connect Rockwell Automation CompactLogix L2, L3 and L4 controllers to PROFIBUS DP-V0 and DP-V1 Networks. Janitza electronics announces the UMG 96RM, a measuring device for energy measurement technology - certified for PROFINET and suitable for PROFIenergy. Finally, the Wieland Electric samos PRO COMPACT gateway now includes PROFINET and PROFIBUS DP.

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New Products – May 2016

Many new products to announce this month including I/O from Acromag, an IO-Link master from Comtrol, a switch from Helmholz, a weighing terminal from Mettler Toledo (shown), easy safety from Phoenix Contact, and three new products from Siemens.

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New Products – April 2016

With Hannover Messe around the corner, there are many new products to announce including a flowmeter from Bronkhorst with PROFINET, PROFIsafe from Murrelektronik, four new products from Siemens, a miniature PROFIBUS master from Softing, and five new products from Turck.

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Take Command of your Network

PROFINET Commander is a vendor-independent PROFINET software utility which runs on a Windows PC and allows you to set up, test, and commission devices quickly without special programming (i.e. without a PLC) or additional hardware.

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New Products – March 2016

This month's product highlights include two new IoT gateways for PROFIBUS / PROFINET from two different companies, flowmeters with PROFINET connectivity, new compact I/O, SmartLights, and much more...

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Product News – February 2016

Balluff, Banner, and Murrelektronik have IO-Link product news. GE's Automation and Controls provides a video first-look at their high-density I/O with PROFINET connectivity. Softing provides a PROFIBUS PA developer kit and a story of using their tools for PROFIBUS diagnostics. Industrial Data Xchange announces a StarNET Gateway for PROFIBUS.

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Product News – January 2016

There are two new gateways to announce this month: a PROFIBUS to Modbus gateway from Moxa, and one for PROFINET to PROFIBUS PA from Softing. Also, Siemens announces an RFID system with IO-Link connectivity, and Acromag announces new I/O.

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New Products

Lots of new products this month including new modular I/O from GE, an IRT master from Hilscher, diagnostic tools from Softing, heating controllers from Siemens, inexpensive Ethernet chips from Innovasic, and IO-Link products from Balluff and Codewerk.

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