PROFINET has the best in class diagnostic mechanisms, being built on standard IEEE 802.3 Ethernet allowing the use of Information Technology (IT) protocols as part of its communication architecture. Become an expert in diagnostics, sign up for the upcoming webinar!
This NEW PI white paper explores different types and classes of PROFINET cables. It also gives an overview of specialty type cables and implementation considerations. Download the full white paper and learn more!
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...
Are you interested in building your own PROFINET product? Software stacks, ASICs, Modules... Learn more about the different PROFINET implementations in this article.
Alarms, Diagnostics, Errors… these terms get thrown around a lot when people discuss how to communicate when bad things happen on the network. But what do they really mean?
As a developer, vendor, or end user you may have to interact with PROFINET devices. The PROFINET Commander tool makes it efficient and intuitive...Learn more about one of the many PROFINET tools available
Industrial automation is continuously evolving and adapting to complex environments. Learn about the evolution of automation and its most recent trends: Industry 4.0 and IIoT.
What makes using PROFIenergy so powerful (pun intended) and easy for engineers programming PLCs? Learn how and when to apply PROFIenergy to a diverse array of PROFINET devices.