CIFX 90E-DP\F - Mini PCI Express card for PROFIBUS DP Master or Slave
With the cifX communication interface, the user will have a unified standard for all Real-Time-Ethernet and Fieldbus systems on different hardware platforms.
The same hardware can be used either as PROFIBUS DP Master or as PROFIBUS DP Slave and a change of functionality/protocol can easily be done by loadable firmware.
The complete protocol stack will be executed on the PC-card and data exchange to the host will be done via Dual-Port-Memory or DMA. Hilscher offers the cifX communication cards with PCI or PCI Express, Mini PCI or Mini PCI Express, PCI-104, PC/104 or Compact PCI interface.
All cifX cards include the protocol specific physics and connectors, either onboard or as an assembly interface which is always part of the delivery. With a rotary switch an easy and reliable slot assignment can be done for the PCI types.
A complete software package including a single FDT/DTM based configuration tool for all products and networks, documentation, loadable firmware and driver tool-kit is always in the scope of delivery.
In addition Hilscher offers a comprehensive range of accessories, like OPC server and device driver for different Operating systems.
Due to the own network controller netX a 10-years delivery is guaranteed.