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Pepperl+Fuchs Podcasts

Pepperl+Fuchs’ TechTalk helps listeners gain an insight into modern automation technologies by focusing on AS-Interface (Actuator Sensor Interface) and its associated safety technology, Safety at Work. TechTalk covers topics that range from hardware selection to installation and maintenance. Control engineers familiar with AS-Interface will get the latest news on specification enhancements, hear about new products, and familiarize themselves with established and cutting-edge troubleshooting methods, tips, and tricks.  Users who are interested in applying these technologies will learn what it takes to set up an AS-Interface system, how Safety at Work improves safety systems, and why those technologies have the potential to save time and money during all phases of a project.

Aug 25, 2013

Getting help quickly and when needed (after hours!) is important. Our website, provides this kind of help, service, and support—all the time any time. It's for all AS-Interface users and is not restricted to only Pepperl+Fuchs products. Using videos, documents, and example files, visitors will:

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Aug 18, 2013

New AS-Interface Ethernet gateways provide the functionality of ControlTools through a Web interface.

  • - Advantages of the Web-based approach
  • - Drawbacks
  • - Non-Ethernet gateways with Ethernet diagnostics...

Aug 11, 2013

Not all gateways and scanner cards on the market work with ControlTools software for AS-Interface.  Tim talks about gateways and scanner cards that can be used with ControlTools software and those that cannot.

  • - DeviceNet
  • - Ethernet
  • - RS232 and Ethernet diagnostics port
  • - USB
  • - ControlLogix...

Aug 4, 2013

AS-Interface ControlTools is a useful software package that makes setting up and troubleshooting AS-Interface faster and easier.  ControlTools is totally optional; you can set up your system without it.

  • -Setting inputs and outputs, reading error counters
  • -Configure a safety speed-monitor module
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