In this section you'll find several sets of downloadable files, ranging from simple forms to join PI to executables to help you engineering and commissioning PROFIBUS and PROFINET devices. Much of it is free, although to get some files you'll need to join PI (Become a member) to gain access. The 'key' icon tells you which file needs a password.
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The main purpose of the I&M functions described hereinafter is to support the end user during various scenarios of a device's life cycle be it configuration, commissioning, parameterization, diagnosis, repair, firmware update, asset management, audit trailing, and alike. Well-defined uniform parameters and rules should enable the manufacturers to offer devices that behave in a uniform manner and that should enable the end user to act quick and straight. These profile guidelines take in account requirements from NAMUR, the FDA (Food & Drug Administration) and others.
V2.0 is focusing especially on how to implement and how to use I&M functions. All specifications have been removed and can be found in IEC 61158-6-3 (PROFIBUS) and IEC 61158-6-10 (PROFINET)
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