Innovative gateways offer a cost-effective solution for sensors and actuators

07-11-2022 | Pepperl+Fuchs | Test & Measurement

AS-Interface has long been designated as a straightforward and cost-effective solution for incorporating sensors and actuators in the field. The innovative AS-Interface 3 gateways from Pepperl+Fuchs offer new opportunities in this regard. A sophisticated design, multiprotocol capability, modern operating concept, and IIoT capability take the gateways to a different level and deliver extremely simplified operation for customers. Ingeniously simple and always well thought-out.

The gateways offer an extremely narrow design with a width of just 37.9mm and a tool-free connection using spring terminals at the front with 3x RJ45 plugs for easy communication.

The solution provides easy configuration due to an integrated web server and has a display showing all information about mobile end devices. Multiprotocol capability includes PROFINET and Ethernet/IP in a single device. Quick switching is provided via the web server or operating push button. REST API is provided for IIoT communication.


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