Softing updates PROFIBUS driver software

Softing updates PROFIBUS driver software
May 16, 2010 - Softing released an enhanced version of its PROFIBUS Driver (V5.45) for its popular PROFIBUS interface boards. The new driver version significantly improves the operation of Softing's PROFIBUS interface board family and includes support for Microsoft's most recent operating system:

Windows 7 – 64-bit
Windows 7 – 32-bit

Softing’s PROFIBUS boards are globally used in a wide range of applications including compact slave solutions, solutions for mobile devices, operation and visualization terminals, real-time machine controls, and extended temperature-range applications. On request, Softing's experienced development team will rapidly modify the interface board hardware and/or protocol software to specific customer requirements.

Every PROFIBUS product from Softing is backed by our customer-oriented support team. No matter where in the world our customers are located, professional support is only one phone call away.

Softing's interface boards for PROFIBUS act as Master and/or Slave and are designed to support the following protocols:

  • PROFIBUS DP-V0
  • PROFIBUS FMS
  • PROFIBUS DP-V1
  • PROFIBUS FDL
  • PROFIBUS DP-V2
  • MPI

  • Drivers for a wide range of operating systems and real-time environments are available. This includes but is not limited to:
  • Windows
    PROFIBUS Communication DTMs, PROFIBUS OPC servers, and S7/S5 OPC servers run on Softing's Windows-specific architecture.
  • Windows CE
  • Linux
  • DOS
  • RTX
  • VxWorks
  • QNX

  • About Softing
    In industrial automation, Softing is a specialist for fieldbus technology and has established itself as a world-leading partner for networking automation systems and control solutions. Softing provides customers the key technology to connect devices, controls and systems with the leading communication technologies. In fieldbus technology, Softing is a world-class expert for FOUNDATION fieldbus, PROFIBUS, and CAN/CANopen/DeviceNet. The company’s wide range of expertise includes solutions for OPC, FDT, and Real-Time-Ethernet protocols such as, PROFINET IO, EtherNet/IP, or Modbus/TCP. Many of the products and services developed by Softing since the company was founded in 1979 have become reference standards throughout the world. In addition, Softing has established itself as a provider of sophisticated diagnostic tools for fieldbus systems.
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