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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.

Mar 23, 2014

Addressing an AS-Interface handheld -- Every AS-Interface module must have an address between 1 and 31.  Many newer modules have addresses between 1A and 31B such that the network can have up to 62 I/O modules.  Assigning these addresses is most easily accomplished using the handheld addressing tool.

  • --The difference between full and the A and B addresses
  • --Addressing strategies
  • --Address 0 and automatic addressing