CS START HART
FOUNDATION Field Device
The Softing commModule-MBP Evaluation Kit with START-HART functionality (CS-START-HART)demonstrates the capabilities of the commModule-MBP as FOUNDATION fieldbus interface module and the commKit integration framework for existing HART devices. With its demo mapping it allows fieldbus access to process values delivered by a connected HART device, but it serves also as test device for FF-H1 development and test environments.
With only small adaptions (bypassing the HART modem and the 4-20mA current loop control) any HART device can be connected. Up to 2 process values are simultanously provided to the FF-H1 system through the 2 AI function blocks of the CS-START-HART demo device. If supported by the HART device, beside the standard HART communication speed of 1200bit/sec transfer rates of up to 57600 are possible.
Additionally, synthetic process values are provided or consumed for test purposes within the DEMO transducer block and can be linked to by DI, DO, AI and AO function blocks. Thus, CS-START-HART is able to run as full featured test device even in stand-alone mode without any connected HART device.
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FOUNDATION Stack Class:
1-RB2(E), 2-AI(E), 2-DI(E), 2-AO(E), 2-DO(E), 1-PID(E), 1-SCPTB(S)
1-DIAG_TB(C), 1-DEMO_TB(C), 1-HART_TB(C)
Alarms and Events
Function Block Linking
Multi-Bit Alert Reporting
FDI Package Registration
Standardized Connection Points
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