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

New Products – February 2018

New products this month include a PROFIBUS PA communicator/calibrator from Beamex, a PROFIBUS DP cable tester from Hi-Port, flowmeters with PROFINET from KROHNE, and compact wireless modules for PROFINET from Phoenix Contact.

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Tech Tip: Using Fiber Optics in PROFIBUS

While analyzing some communication issues in a customer's PROFIBUS DP network, we quickly realized that the bus parameter settings that were being used in the controller's DP Master configuration were the default values for the 1.5 Mbps transfer rate. Normally this isn't an issue, but in this case it was...

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Regional News – February 2018

There is news from all over the globe: PROFINET courses in Denmark, Brazil holds its first users meeting, a PI Competency Center in India attended an important vendor meeting, and much more...

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