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This article describes, which hardware driver of the group of fieldbus drivers can serve which ToolScope hardware.

Each driver offers some specific aspects of the concrete configuration. The links below lead to the specific aspects.

 

Driver

Use / Hardware

ProfibusCIFX (V2)

(The article describes the
driver family in general
AND well as the specific
Profibus driver)

Standard top-hat rail devices
(in particular ToolScope rev 2, rev3, nearly all devices from >= 2016)

IPCs

General: Profibus via "CIFX" Profibus cards from Hilscher

ProfibusAppIO (V2)

Only supplied to ensure backwards compatibility

General: Profibus via "AppIO" Profibus cards from Woodhead

Profinet

Top-hat rail devices with Profinet

General: Profinet via "CIFX" profinet cards from Hilscher

Modbus_large

TCP/IP-based connection to control systems via Modbus protocol

General: All ToolScopes which are to be connected to Fanuc control systems