Foundation Fieldbus

Pepperl+Fuchs Handheld Diagnoses Fieldbus Physical Layer

By Fieldbus Foundation

Sep 25, 2014

FDH-1 is the latest fieldbus diagnostic handheld from Pepperl+Fuchs. Designed for the quality assurance of any FOUNDATION fieldbus or PROFIBUS PA installation, this complete, easy-to-operate system is specifically designed to help diagnose the physical layer. The portability and simplification of the FDH-1, along with an integrated expert system, commissioning wizard, oscilloscope, and one-click operation makes this the ideal unit for operation.

FF1409 PF MAC0001571Although the FDH-1 has many great features and operating modes, it's very simple to use and is ideal for both inexperienced and expert-level users alike.  How simple is it? This portable unit with display does not require a PC connection, and tests can even be initiated with just a single button press. The FDH-1 helps to ensure a quality fieldbus installation with practically no training required.

Some features and valuable benefits of the FDH-1 include:

  • Display interface for stand-alone operation
  • Multi-language support
  • Intrinsically safe fieldbus interface (Ex ia) 
FISCO, Entity, DART
  • Operation in Zone 1/Div. 1
  • Focused on practical application
  • Operating modes for novice and expert users
  • With Expert system advice
  • Data backup and documentation on PC

All of this adds up to a simple-to-use, reliable solution for our customers.

For additional information, visit the Pepperl+Fuchs website.