PBpro Compact PCI

Compact PCI Interface Card for Use as Master or Slave

Single Channel Interface Card in CompactPCI Format for Integrating 19” PCs into PROFIBUS Architectures as Machine Controllers, Supervisory Control Applications, Visualization Systems or Field Devices.

Always the Fitting PROFIBUS Protocol

  • PROFIBUS Master and Slave functionality
  • Support of PROFIBUS DP, PROFIBUS FMS and PROFIBUS FDL protocols
  • Universal interface solution for integration in industrial and embedded PCs

Rapid Integration Using API or OPC Server

  • Direct access to all protocols via PROFIBUS API
  • Sample programs including comments
  • Integration in various plant asset management tools
  • Optional access by OPC Clients using Softing‘s OPC Server

Large Choice of Drivers

  • Use in Windows and Linux operating systems
  • PROFIBUS CommDTM for FDT applications included in scope of delivery

Ideal for Harsh Environments

  • Resistant to vibrations thanks to robust 19“ technology
  • Card secured against accidental disconnection by screws on front plate
PROFIBUS Protocols 
  • DP-V0 Master
  • DP-V1 Master: Acyclic C2 Services
  • DP-V2 Master1
  • FMS
  • FDL
  • DP-V0 Slave
Fieldbus Connection9-Pin D-Sub female on ribbon cable, EIA-485, galvanically isolated
Transfer Rates9,6; 19,2; 45,45; 93,75; 187,5; 500; 1.500; 3.000; 6.000; 12.000 Kbit/s
PC InterfaceCompactPCI, 128 KB Shared RAM
Operating Temperature0 °C ... +70 °C
Storage Temperature-20 °C ... +70 °C
Relative Humidity<90%, non-condensing
Dimensions160 mm x 100 mm
Power Supply 
Supply Voltage5 VDC / 3,3 VDC (±5 %)
Current ConsumptionTypically 500 mA / 200mA
Drivers Available forWindows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux


1 DP-V2 available for custom integration. Please contact Softing to discuss your specific requirements.

PB-PRO1-CPCIPBpro PROFIBUS CompactPCI Interface Card

Scope of Delivery

HardwarePC interface board
SoftwareDrivers, sample programs on CD-ROM
DocumentationManual on CD-ROM

Additional Products and Services 

TRA-PB-TECHPROFIBUS technology training

2Erfordert PROFIBUS Master-Schnittstellenkarte


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