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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PROFINET is a modern concept for distributed automation standards; it is based on Ethernet and integrates existing fieldbus systems in particular PROFIBUS) simply and without change. This is an important aspect for meeting the demand for consistency from the corporate management level to the field level. Furthermore, it represents a key contribution to providing the user with security for his investment in that existing parts of a system can be incorporated in PROFINET without needing to be changed.
The PROFINET Technology and Application - System Description gives you a fast overview on the PROFInet Technology.
English (version 2014) - Order No.: 4.132
German (version 2014) - Order No.: 4.131
Other Languages via PDF-Download:
Polish (Version 2014), Brazil (version 2014), Russian (version 2009), Swedish (version 2009), French, Japanese (older versions)