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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...

Off Line Fieldbus Network Analysis Tools

The original network analysis tool was the National Instruments Bus Monitor, developed at approximately the same time as Foundation Fieldbus was being introduced. This tool was designed to monitor the data traffic on fieldbus networks. It was not until Relcom introduced the FBT-3 that a physical layer troubleshooting tool specific...

Changing the guard at Fieldbus Foundation

A little late, however I just found out that now that John Berra has officially retired, Dr. Gunther Kegel has been elected the chairman of the Fieldbus Foundation Board of Directors.  John was chairman for 16 years – basically since the beginning.

OUT of Control-- Einstein's Speech #pauto #humor

From the indefatigable Joe Kaulfersch at Pepperl+Fuchs, a Friday Funny: 

OUT of Control-- What CEOs Really Do! #pauto

Another oldie but goodie from Joe Kaulfersch at Pepperl+Fuchs:

Out of Control--the differences between dogs and computers #pauto

Friday funny from the irrepressible Joe Kaulfersch at Pepperl+Fuchs:

NAMUR blesses WirelessHART #Pauto

Here is a press release from Liz Patronella at the HART Communication Foundation detailing the outcome of the NAMUR testing at BASF Ludwigshafen:

Out of Control-- how to be a great writer -- #pauto

From Pepperl+Fuchs' inimitable Joe Kaulfersch:

OUT of Control: Abbott and Costello buy a computer

From our indefatigable humor monger, Joe Kaulfersch at Pepperl+Fuchs:

OUT of Control-- A joke only an engineer (or Dick Morley) would love

A Joke only an Engineer could appreciate: