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FFeasy: Rapid Realization of Simple FOUNDATION H1 Transmitters


By Foundation Fieldbus

Mar 04, 2013

Foundation Fieldbus Knowledge Center

Softing's new FFeasy solution significantly reduces the implementation effort to enable your field device as a FOUNDATION fieldbus interface. The FFeasy software includes up to four AI function blocks for the process values and up to 25 customized parameters. A mapping tool based on Microsoft Excel® simplifies customized mapping of the parameters.

SoftingSofting's FOUNDATION fieldbus starter kit for the realization of a small network and the flasher toolset are an integral part of the FFeasy package.

The software has a FOUNDATION fieldbus ITK certification and is based on the Softing standard hardware solution FBK-2, which has already passed a physical layer and conformance test (CTK). As a result, a FOUNDATION fieldbus H1 transmitter product developed based on the FFeasy kit only requires the short and very cost-effective re-certification process at a Fieldbus Foundation certification lab (private label ITK).

Currently, solutions for a fieldbus connection are available, which allow use of an existing serial interface (UART) with MODBUS or HART protocol as a FOUNDATION fieldbus connection. As such, the FFeasy approach is suitable for a wide range of HART or MODBUS-enabled devices (i.e., transmitters for temperature, density, flow, level etc.).

For more information, please visit the Softing website.