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Do you have a PROFIBUS PA network that needs to be connected to your PLC?

By Jérome Prat - Technical Support Manager Filed in Technology focus, PROFIBUS

Did you know you can use ProSoft Technology’s PROFIBUS DP Master Solutions in association with a DP/PA coupler to connect your PROFIBUS PA devices to your control network [...]

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Crash Course: Client/Server/Master/Slave

By Jérôme Prat - Technical Support Manager Filed in Technology focus,

Sometimes, if you're not used to dealing with industrial communications, you may not exactly know what some terms mean, like master or client [...]

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Why Does PROFINET Need an IP Address?

By Carl Henning - Deputy Director, PI North America Filed in Technology focus, Profinet

An oft-heard question: “Why does a PROFINET device need an IP address? PROFINET uses names.” You may have heard the misinformation that PROFINET does not use TCP/IP [...]

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Did you know ProSoft’s Siemens Industrial Ethernet driver can be used with an S7-1500 CPU?

By Clément Bitsch - Technical Support Engineer Filed in Technology focus, In-chassis

ProSoft Technology’s Siemens® Industrial Ethernet driver acts only as a Client. It initiates the communication to the S7-1500 CPU in order to read and write application data to the controller [...]

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Choosing the best wireless network frequency

By Jérôme Prat - Technical Support Manager Filed in Technology focus, Wireless

Using ProSoft Technology's RLX2-IHNF radios' configuration tool, IH Browser, you can get a live list of the active networks in the area [...]

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CompactLogix™ solutions for remote racks

By Jérôme Prat - Technical Support Manager Filed in Technology focus, Ethernet Networks In-chassis

Did you know ProSoft Technology’s modules for Rockwell Automation® CompactLogix™ controllers can be used in a remote rack using a 1769-AENTR adapter? [...]

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