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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.

Oct 20, 2013

Replacing an AS-Interface gateway. AS-Interface has been around for 20 years and there will come a time when a user wants to or needs to replace an old gateway. A few years ago, AS-Interface gateways with memory cards started to show up that will make gateway replacement trivial. Replacing an older unit is more of a manual process and users need to consider the following:

  • -Mailbox size
  • -Setting the IP address (or network addresses in general)
  • -GSD or EDS files

Watch the video:

How to Set the IP Address on an AS-Interface, EtherNet/IP Gateway