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Fieldbus Monitor FBT-6-PA

Fieldbus Monitor FBT-6-PA

The Fieldbus Monitor, FBT-6-PA, is used to examine a live Profibus PA segment without interfering with its operation. The Monitor is intended for commissioning and for maintenance personnel to verify network operation or to troubleshoot an errant network.

Upon connection to the segment the FBT-6-PA provides an overall assessment of segment health. In addition, addresses, signal levels and retransmit counts can bedisplayed for all devices on the segment. A device count, noise measurements, shield short detection and more are also provided.

The FBT-6-PA provides the ability to store and download readings from 8 segments via a USB cable to a PC. Reference the data sheet below for complete specifications.

For help with troubleshooting fieldbus problems, see the Fieldbus Physical Layer Troubleshooting Guide.

FBT-6 Assistant software is compatible with Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8.

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To install the FBT-6-PA Software and Firmware, first save the files on your computer and extract the files from the .zip folders.  Install the FBT-6 Assistant by double-clicking the .exe file.  The FBT-6-PA Firmware may then be transferred to the FBT-6-PA using the FBT-6 Assistant software.

Part Number
Data Sheet
Installation Instructions
FBT-6-PA Fieldbus Monitor for Profibus PA PS-062

501-366 User Manual 

501-315 Product Insert 

FBT-6-PA Firmware (v3.01)

FBT-6 Assistant (v3.2)






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