Take Command of your PROFINET Network

PROFINET Commander runs as a PROFINET I/O controller (conformance class B, real time – RT) on a PC with an easy to use graphical user interface. With PROFINET Commander, users can test and build a PROFINET network and quickly connect I/O Devices without PLC programming.

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Features

  • Configuration information
  • I/O data
  • Parameters
  • Diagnostics and alarms
  • Read inputs from the devices
  • Change the output data on the I/O devices
  • Browse the network
  • Set names and IP addresses
  • Flash LEDs and reset to factory settings

Users gain the ability to test and set up a PROFINET IO Device, test wiring (I/O Checking) and/or systems from their PC before putting into production. For developers of PROFINET I/O devices, the added benefit of using the tool is simple testing of their product for correct operation and diagnostic functionality prior to PROFINET certification testing and final product release.

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Latest Release: PROFINET Commander V5.1.0.2 [Mar 2019]

New Features:

  • ModDiffBlock detection: If a Moddiffblock is detected on device startup it will be shown in the alarms window. (This typically means a configuration issue/mismatch but could also mean the device is locked by another process or there is a diagnostic pending) see the troubleshooting section in manual for more details
  • Support of all reset to factory modes (0,1,2,3,4,8 & 9), in addition to original factory reset (mode 0)
  • TIA V15.1 now supports auto-configuration of devices (if supported), see the device auto-configuration section for details
  • PROFINET Stack update
  • Updated record decoding and added new records: (MRP, MauType, Media, etc.)

Bug Fixes:

  • DCP error fixes and more name checks
  • Fixed column display issue
  • Fixed DCP browser to allow independent save of NIC info
  • Fixed records offset (padding) issue
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