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PROFIBUS general -- Product information -- System description
Where do you find the certificates of the PROFIBUS connectors?
Which PROFIBUS connectors can you use in Zone 1 or 2?
Start-up characteristics of DP configuration after power supply OFF/ON
Parameter DP Master System ID
Failure of a master in a multimaster system
PRB checker with the Windows language setting German (Switzerland) 
Sporadic bus error with SIMATIC OPs on distributed I/O under S5 masters
Switch on/off phase (central rack and distributed connection)
Comparison of the terms of PROFIBUS and PROFINET
Comparison of PROFINET and PROFIBUS
Using S7 Communication, MPI, FDL or FMS on a PROFIBUS master system with Power Rail Booster
Changing from EN50170 to DPV1
Which products can you use with an RS 485-IS segment?
What options exist for using the BT200 tester on the PROFIBUS?
Which terminology do you use for cyclic PROFIdrive communication?
Which manuals are available to download from Industry Online Support regarding the diagnostic repeater and the RS 485 repeater?
Communication between two IM151 CPUs
How can you print on just one page the network topology determined via the Diagnostics Repeater?
Transferring the registration key to another PC/PG
PROFINET general -- Product information -- System description
Which IO controllers and IO devices support the following functions in STEP 7 (TIA Portal): IRT, prioritized startup, MRP, MRPD, PROFIenergy, Shared device, MSI/MSO, I device, Isochronous mode, System redundancy and Option handling?
In the TIA Portal, how do you do a firmware update of the distributed IO?
Where can you find information about the configuration and calculation of RCoax systems?
Which settings do you make in LANTEK and LANTEK II from IDEAL Industries for measuring the end-to-end link of 2x2 PROFINET cables?
Which settings do you make in LANTEK and LANTEK II from IDEAL Industries for measuring PROFINET channel test profiles of 2x2 PROFINET cables?
How can you implement the the communication concept of PROFINET CBA with PROFINET IO?
Why is hardware support required for using clock-synchronized real-time communication (IRT) in PROFINET?
How is to possible to transmit real-time messages at the same time as TCP/IP communication in PROFINET?
How can real-time communication (RT) be used with standard Ethernet hardware?
What should you watch out for when reconfiguring in RUN (CiR) if the configuration contains CiR elements and a PROFINET IO system?
Which settings have to be made on the Fluke DTX-1800 cable analyzer for testing cables in a PROFINET network?
Which IO controllers and IO devices support the following functions in STEP 7 V5.5: IRT, prioritized startup, MRP, MRPD, PROFIenergy, Shared device, I device, sochronous mode, System redundancy and Option handling?
Which PROFINET nodes support automatic commissioning (device replacement without interchangeable medium) in the case of topological configuration and device replacement without topological configuration?
Which PROFINET nodes support the extended PN diagnostics and what do you have to configure?
Switch on/off phase (central rack and distributed connection)
Comparison of the terms of PROFIBUS and PROFINET
Comparison of PROFINET and PROFIBUS
Comparison of the terms of PROFIBUS and PROFINET
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QUESTION:  
What are the conceptual differences when comparing PROFIBUS with PROFINET?

ANSWER:  
The following graphic illustrates the general synonyms of the most important devices with PROFIBUS and PROFINET. In the following table the synonyms of the individual components in context with PROFINET and in context with PROFIBUS are located.

 
Digit PROFINET PROFIBUS Comment
1 IO System DP-Mastersystem subsystem
2 IO Controller DP Master  superordinated device
3 IO Supervisor PG/PC device for engineering and diagnostics
4 Industrial Ethernet PROFIBUS subnet
5 HMI HMI operator interface system 
6 IO Device DP Slave superordinated device


 Entry ID:19543467   Date:2004-10-13 
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