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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.

Apr 20, 2014

Starting up an AS-Interface system -- Now that we have talked extensively about the components used in setting up an AS-Interface network it is time to start it up. In this episode, you'll learn:

  • Why the handheld addressing tool makes it easy to work with AS-Interface
  • What does "Project Mode," sometimes indicated by a 'PRJ' LED, do?
  • Once AS-Interface is running, start paying attention to the PLC
  • Using AS-Interface on an Allen-Bradley ControlLogix or CompactLogix system
  • Useful Add-On instructions for RSLogix 5000