What do extra terminations look like? In both PROFIBUS DP and PA, having more than two terminations on a segment will lower the signal level. This lowers the overall robustness of the network and should be avoided. In the case of PROFIBUS PA, the signal level is...
There are many tools on the market for troubleshooting Ethernet and even ones made specifically for Industrial Ethernet. However, they vary greatly in functions and weather you use them on the network for a short time or if they are on the network all of the time. For...
Industry, at least, has figured out that using office grade switches in industrial settings is a really bad idea. Those who decided to try office grade switches soon figure out it is not a great idea after they have replaced 2 or 3 in a year. Cabling is not that...
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