- June 13, 2010
June 13, 2010 - ABB Low Voltage Drives released DriveBrowser ver. 1.2. This ABB drive PC tool software uses standard PCs Ethernet port and existing fieldbus network for communication media. DriveBrowser supports connection to a drive; FENA-01, RETA-01, RETA-02 fieldbus adapter.This software kit supports Ethernet/IP, and Modbus-TCP protocols. It supports ABB's standard drives ACS350, ACS355, ACS550, ACH550, and industrial drives ACS800 Standard Application firmware (only).DriveBrowser allows parameter upload/download, edit and save, monitoring up to four (4) signals from a single drive. Unique connections to networks of drives can be configured and saved. The user can assign user friendly names to each drive and save the network set-up for future connectivity.ABB, Automation Products, Low Voltage Drives, is the world's largest manufacturer of electric motors and drives. In the USA, an integrated channel of sales representatives, distributors, and system integrators allow ABB, New Berlin, Wisconsin, to supply a complete line of energy-efficient electric drives, motors and engineered drive systems to a wide range of industrial and commercial customers. Products manufactured include AC and DC variable speed drives for electric motors from 1/8th through 135,000 HP, and application-specific drive system solutions to meet diverse customer needs.ABB is a leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry customers to improve their performance while lowering environmental impact. The ABB Group of companies operates in around 100 countries and employs about 120,000 people.