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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, www.sensing.net/asi 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.

  • - PROFIBUS
  • - 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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