The 10 Most-Read Articles of 2020

This is a compilation of the most-read articles of 2020. Find out which articles made it to the top 10. Plus, read over the ones you missed!

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Upcoming Training and Events in Q1 2021

Upcoming training includes a PROFIsafe Certified Designer training on Feb 9-11, 2021 in Karlsruhe, Germany (English language); plus an online training series on PROFINET Technology, PROFIdrive, and PROFINET PA on Feb 23-25, 2021 (German language). Register today!

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New Products – December 2020

New products this month include: valve manifolds with PROFIsafe from Festo; variable speed drives with PROFINET from Mitsubishi Electric; and three new PROFIBUS and PROFINET diagnostics tools from Procentec.

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An Overview of omlox Technology

If you are new to the omlox technology, this article is perfect for you. It covers a beginner's overview of omlox, including hubs, core zones, and value propositions.

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New Video: Cables in PROFINET Networks

Many questions arise when setting up a PROFINET network. Since the installation and design steps are critical to building a reliable project, it is important to understand cabling requirements ahead of time. This whiteboard animation video covers all you need to know about cables and PROFINET.

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A Comparison: Fieldbus vs 4-20 mA [Tech Tip]

This article explains one of the most dramatic evolutions in Industrial Automation: the transition from 4-20 mA to digital fieldbuses. It compares the two and highlights key benefits and new control scenarios arising from the implementation of fieldbuses.

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Contribute to PROFINEWS in 2021

It is a pleasure to bring you PROFINEWS every month. We would like to encourage you to share your own content with us and our readers. As a PI member, you may submit articles about PROFIBUS, PROFINET, IO-Link, and omlox to be published in PROFINEWS free of charge. Learn how...

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New and Updated Documents and Tools

This year, PI has put special emphasis on creating and updating resources for members of the community. This article highlights new resources such as specifications, test tools, and white papers. You can view the complete list and download them here.

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