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by PS-cE
06 Mar 2024, 08:42
Forum: PROFIsafe
Topic: FSCP Test Mode
Replies: 1
Views: 1499

FSCP Test Mode

The "FSCP Test Mode" is mentioned several times in the PROFIsafe specification, but it is not defined explicitly.
by PS-cE
30 Nov 2023, 17:48
Forum: PROFIsafe
Topic: Licence Conditions for PROFIsafe Layer Tester
Replies: 1
Views: 8125

Re: Licence Conditions for PROFIsafe Layer Tester

(from PSDW 2023) Is there any license condition on the PROFIsafe Layer Tester? E.g. can it be distributed freely internally in a company ,once it has been purchased by this company or is this restricted to this department/division, which order the Layer Tester? The layer tester may be used freely w...
by PS-cE
30 Nov 2023, 17:47
Forum: PROFIsafe
Topic: Licence Conditions for PROFIsafe Layer Tester
Replies: 1
Views: 8125

Licence Conditions for PROFIsafe Layer Tester

(from PSDW 2023)

Is there any license condition on the PROFIsafe Layer Tester? E.g. can it be distributed freely internally in a company ,once it has been purchased by this company or is this restricted to this department/division, which order the Layer Tester?
by PS-cE
30 Nov 2023, 17:45
Forum: PROFIsafe
Topic: Future of the PCI-based CP1616 Hardware for PROFIsafe Layer Tester
Replies: 1
Views: 7476

From PSDW 2023: Are there plans on changing the CP1616 card to some other HW? Today it's very difficult to find a PC with a PCI slot only. PROFIdrive tester tool are changing the test HW to a standard S7-1500 CPU. You say that old PC’s with PCI slots can still be used. Yes, as long our company IT p...
by PS-cE
30 Nov 2023, 17:41
Forum: PROFIsafe
Topic: Future of the PCI-based CP1616 Hardware for PROFIsafe Layer Tester
Replies: 1
Views: 7476

Future of the PCI-based CP1616 Hardware for PROFIsafe Layer Tester

From PSDW 2023: Are there plans on changing the CP1616 card to some other HW? Today it's very difficult to find a PC with a PCI slot only. PROFIdrive tester tool are changing the test HW to a standard S7-1500 CPU. You say that old PC’s with PCI slots can still be used. Yes, as long our company IT po...
by PS-cE
13 Nov 2023, 18:07
Forum: PROFIsafe
Topic: Safe Router?
Replies: 1
Views: 7557

Question from the PROFIsafe Designer Workshop in October 2023: Does there exist a "safe router" which can bundle and redistribute safety data? This could be used to, e.g., distribute safety data from one safety function (consisting of senor/logic/actuator) to additionally affected actuato...
by PS-cE
13 Nov 2023, 18:05
Forum: PROFIsafe
Topic: Safe Router?
Replies: 1
Views: 7557

Safe Router?

Question from the PROFIsafe Designer Workshop in October 2023: Does there exist a "safe router" which can bundle and redistribute safety data? This could be used to, e.g., distribute safety data from one safety function (consisting of senor/logic/actuator) to additionally affected actuator...
by PS-cE
13 Nov 2023, 17:55
Forum: PROFIsafe
Topic: Safety-Related LED Indicators?
Replies: 1
Views: 7531

Question from the PROFIsafe Designer Workshop in October 2023: The PROFIsafe specification mentions the possibility to use an LED on a device to indicate different states. Must this LED be "implemented" in a safety-related way (i.e., to guarantee that it is actually switched on or blinkin...
by PS-cE
13 Nov 2023, 17:54
Forum: PROFIsafe
Topic: Safety-Related LED Indicators?
Replies: 1
Views: 7531

Safety-Related LED Indicators?

Question from the PROFIsafe Designer Workshop in October 2023: The PROFIsafe specification mentions the possibility to use an LED on a device to indicate different states. Must this LED be "implemented" in a safety-related way (i.e., to guarantee that it is actually switched on or blinking...
by PS-cE
13 Nov 2023, 17:45
Forum: PROFIsafe
Topic: "Communication PFH": What is it, and how is it calculated?
Replies: 1
Views: 7518

Question from the PROFIsafe Designer Workshop in October 2023: We briefly heard about a "communication PFH" or "allocating the communication PFH values / residual error rates". What is this about? Do we have to calculate this "communication PFH"? The source for this co...
by PS-cE
13 Nov 2023, 17:43
Forum: PROFIsafe
Topic: "Communication PFH": What is it, and how is it calculated?
Replies: 1
Views: 7518

"Communication PFH": What is it, and how is it calculated?

Question from the PROFIsafe Designer Workshop in October 2023:

We briefly heard about a "communication PFH" or "allocating the communication PFH values / residual error rates". What is this about? Do we have to calculate this "communication PFH"?
by PS-cE
13 Nov 2023, 14:11
Forum: PROFIsafe
Topic: Parameterization in Run (PiR): Benefits and Logic of Safe State
Replies: 1
Views: 7635

Question from the PROFIsafe Designer Workshop in October 2023: Did I understand it correctly that you cannot "circumvent" the "safe state" [editor's note: i.e., externally ensuring the safety of the part of the machinery/plant that is affected by the F-Device on which PiR is per...
by PS-cE
13 Nov 2023, 14:10
Forum: PROFIsafe
Topic: Parameterization in Run (PiR): Benefits and Logic of Safe State
Replies: 1
Views: 7635

Parameterization in Run (PiR): Benefits and Logic of Safe State

Question from the PROFIsafe Designer Workshop in October 2023: Did I understand it correctly that you cannot "circumvent" the "safe state" [editor's note: i.e., externally ensuring the safety of the part of the machinery/plant that is affected by the F-Device on which PiR is perf...
by PS-cE
10 Nov 2023, 16:33
Forum: PROFIsafe
Topic: PROFIsafe and Security
Replies: 1
Views: 7548

Questions from the PROFIsafe Designer Workshop in October 2023: As long as there is no security in the safe fieldbus protocol, the only solution security-wise is to isolate the devices in the network. Is there a plan to solve this by integrating real security (perhaps as an optional feature) into P...
by PS-cE
10 Nov 2023, 16:29
Forum: PROFIsafe
Topic: PROFIsafe and Security
Replies: 1
Views: 7548

PROFIsafe and Security

Questions from the PROFIsafe Designer Workshop in October 2023: As long as there is no security in the safe fieldbus protocol, the only solution security-wise is to isolate the devices in the network. Is there a plan to solve this by integrating real security (perhaps as an optional feature) into PR...
by PS-cE
02 Nov 2023, 10:19
Forum: PROFIsafe
Topic: Is it recommended to support PROFIsafe V2.4 in new devices?
Replies: 1
Views: 8143

Question from the PROFIsafe Designer Workshop from October 2023: Is it recommended to support PROFIsafe V2.4 in new devices? PROFIsafe V2.4 is based on a withdrawn version of the base IEC 61784-3 standard and may be only used in "replacement" scenarios. Therefore, all newly developed F-Ho...
by PS-cE
02 Nov 2023, 10:14
Forum: PROFIsafe
Topic: Is it recommended to support PROFIsafe V2.4 in new devices?
Replies: 1
Views: 8143

Is it recommended to support PROFIsafe V2.4 in new devices?

Question from the PROFIsafe Designer Workshop from October 2023:

Is it recommended to support PROFIsafe V2.4 in new devices?
by PS-cE
02 Nov 2023, 10:12
Forum: PROFIsafe
Topic: What is the "unsigned8 + unsigned8" data type?
Replies: 1
Views: 7895

PS-cE wrote: 02 Nov 2023, 10:12 Question from the PROFIsafe Designer Workshop in October 2023:

What is [the] "unsigned8 + unsigned8" [data type]?
This data type is used as 16 individual Bits, which is often needed in the Process Automation context.
by PS-cE
02 Nov 2023, 10:12
Forum: PROFIsafe
Topic: What is the "unsigned8 + unsigned8" data type?
Replies: 1
Views: 7895

What is the "unsigned8 + unsigned8" data type?

Question from the PROFIsafe Designer Workshop in October 2023:

What is [the] "unsigned8 + unsigned8" [data type]?
by PS-cE
02 Nov 2023, 10:08
Forum: PROFIsafe
Topic: Estimation of Device Ack Time (DAT) and Host Ack Time (HAT)
Replies: 1
Views: 7956

Question from the PROFIsafe Designer Workshop in October 2023: How to estimate DAT and HAT? These values are dependent on your implementation details. You will investigate worst-case times of "how long these things take". There was also the question whether these values are parameterizabl...
by PS-cE
02 Nov 2023, 10:07
Forum: PROFIsafe
Topic: Estimation of Device Ack Time (DAT) and Host Ack Time (HAT)
Replies: 1
Views: 7956

Estimation of Device Ack Time (DAT) and Host Ack Time (HAT)

Question from the PROFIsafe Designer Workshop in October 2023:

How to estimate DAT and HAT?
by PS-cE
18 Oct 2023, 15:23
Forum: PROFIsafe
Topic: F-Parametrization: Relationship PROFIsafe and PROFIdrive
Replies: 1
Views: 8116

Question from the PROFIsafe Designer Workshop in October 2023: Is there a similar feature for F-parameterization via PROFIdrive, which have their own way of parameterization, as for non-PROFIdrive devices, which will then use iPar? It this PROFIdrive on PROFIsafe? For parametrization of PROFIdrive ...
by PS-cE
18 Oct 2023, 15:19
Forum: PROFIsafe
Topic: F-Parametrization: Relationship PROFIsafe and PROFIdrive
Replies: 1
Views: 8116

F-Parametrization: Relationship PROFIsafe and PROFIdrive

Question from the PROFIsafe Designer Workshop in October 2023: Is there a similar feature for F-parameterization via PROFIdrive, which have their own way of parameterization, as for non-PROFIdrive devices, which will then use iPar? It this PROFIdrive on PROFIsafe? For parametrization of PROFIdrive d...