Upcoming Webinar: Diagnostics and Troubleshooting

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!

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PROFINET Cables and Implementation Considerations

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!

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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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Using PROFINET Commander [Tech Tip]
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Using PROFINET Commander [Tech Tip]

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

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The Evolutionary Trends of Automation

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.

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