The first open bus system based entirely on standard Ethernet and TCP/IP technology. Suitable for all industrial standard applications in the field, up to networking of PLCs or SCADA and ERP/MES systems.
The advantages of Festo products for EtherNet/IP:
- Components are ODVA-compliant
- Devices can be configured using DIL switches and fieldbus parameters, so they can be adapted to any customer application and performance requirements
- Festo CPX supports the latest features such as DLR (Device Level Ring), integrated switch and QuickConnect
DeviceNet communication is based on the broadcast-oriented Controller Area Network (CAN), which was originally developed for the automotive sector in order to replace the expensive wiring used in vehicles with a secure and cost-effective network.