Ethernet is a familiar network framework available on a huge range of technologies and devices. The PROFINET fieldbus option uses Ethernet communication to make accessing your controller easier and more efficient. Additionally, PROFINET simplifies cabling between the controller and I/O devices.
PROFINET + MicroFUSION
The MicroFUSION Control Panel software is provided free with all of our digital controllers. This program works well with PROFINET interfaces, allowing you to easily enter parameters and troubleshoot the controller using a straightforward visual interface.
Links & Resources
- You can find more information at the PROFIBUS and PROFINET International (PI) website.
- Learn about our Digital SCR Controllers here
- Our PROFINET User Manual is available to the right. (You must be logged in to view or download)
How To Order
When ordering a MicroFUSION digital controller, your model number will indicate your digital fieldbus option. (Additional to USB, which is standard on all controllers) A PROFINET controller will have the initial "N," as in the following example.
EXAMPLE: uF - _ _ _ _ N - _ _ - _ _ _ _ _ - _ _ _ _
0 - None
E - Modbus TCP (Ethernet)
I - EtherNet/IP
N - ProfiNet