Oct 27, 2013
What are the most common AS-Interface errors? There are a few errors that are made repeatedly when installing AS-Interface. The good news is that these errors are easily prevented and easy to correct even after the fact:
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...
Oct 13, 2013
Why use AS-Interface with an upper level bus? Engineers frequently ask why they should use AS Interface when they already have EtherNet/IP or PROFIBUS. Simplicity and flexibility are the main reasons and the AS-Interface flat cable is at the center of this since it offers the following features:
Oct 6, 2013
AS-Interface instead of hardwiring I/O?
Even though conventional I/O hardware is most likely cheaper than AS-Interface I/O modules, users need to consider the hidden cost of hardwiring: