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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.

Feb 24, 2013

Tim and Helge talk about AS-Interface gateways, which are the "translators" between the AS-Interface network and an upper level network.  Tim will step through the process of setting up a network, explain the main operating modes of the gateway, and how to switch between them.  

AS-Interface Gateways

  • -- What they do
  • -- Step-by-step on how to configure the gateway
  • -- Connect and address modules
  • -- "Writing the scan table"
  • -- What to do when ADR=0