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Fieldbus On-Line Diagnostics

Because off-line tools by their nature are unable to report back to the appropriate person when something happens the majority of FF Power Supply manufacturers either already offer or I am confident are working on developing on-line network diagnostic modules to continually monitor and report to a central system as...

O, Mr. Rezabek, there's a problem with your column in May...

In May, we published a provocative column by John Rezabek (see "On the Bus" May 2008) that asked the question, "Is Intrinsic Safety Obsolete Yet?" We got lots of mail. As John said earlier this week when I saw him in Amsterdam, "I'm still pulling the spears out of my...