April 25, 2006
Fieldbus monitor simplifies commissioning of segments
WIN A NEW FBT-6 fieldbus diagnostic monitor!The latest fieldbus tester has features for commissioning and maintaining H1 networks. Win a new one by simply e-mailing your experience of how you diagnosed and fixed any fieldbus physical layer problems to [email protected] and they will give away a new FBT-6 fieldbus tester to the most interesting report each month during 2006. Fieldbus Network Diagnostics MonitorFBT-6 fieldbus diagnostics handheld device monitors a live fieldbus network without interfering with its operation. Features include noise measurements in three bands, monitoring of signal level for all devices, monitoring of signal to shield faults, network retransmissions and the ability to download data to a PC via a USB port. It performs measurement and collection of all key parameters, providing users with a comprehensive baseline of the fieldbus physical layer. Network retransmissions are checked by the handheld from each device on the segment. Data collected can be downloaded to a PC via a USB port (FBT-6 Assistant software provided supports Windows XP and Windows 2000).