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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 5, 2014

Common Questions about AS-Interface Part I - Today, AS-Interface expert Zach Steck talks about the most common AS-Interface questions he is dealing with as an application engineer. Here are the top three topics Zach commonly discusses with customers:

  • Network length and how to extend a network
  • How to replace an (older style) VAA I/O module using a (new style) VBA I/O module
  • What options do customers have in terms of cable that can be used with AS-Interface?