Universal PCI Boards for Use as Master or Slave

Single and dual channel interface boards in universal PCI format for integrating PCs into PROFIBUS architectures as machine controllers, supervisory control applications, field devices or operator panels.

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
 Master/Slave, Single Channel1Slave, Single Channel1    Master/Slave, Dual Channel    
PROFIBUS Protocol       
DP-V0 Master 
DP-V1 Master: Acyclic C2 Services 
DP-V2 Master2 
DP-V0 Slave  
Fieldbus Connection9-Pin D-Sub female, EIA-485, galvanically isolated  
Transfer Rates    9.6; 19.2; 45.45; 93.75; 187.5; 500; 1,500; 3,000; 6,000; 12,000 Kbit/s    
PC Interface    PCI V2.2, 128 KB Shared RAM Per Channel   
Operating Temperature    0 °C ... +70 °C
Storage Temperature    -20 °C ... +70 °C 
Relative Humidity    < 90 %, non-condensing   
Dimensions 168 mm x 64 mm168 mm x 64 mm168 mm x 107 mm
Power Supply       
Supply Voltage5 VDC / 3.3 VDC (±5 %)
Current ConsumptionTypically 500 mA / 200 mATypically 500 mA / 200 mA  Typically 700 mA / 300 mA 
Drivers Available for    Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux

1 Also Available with Low Profile Slot Bracket
2 DP-V2 available for custom integration. Please contact Softing to discuss your specific requirements.

PB-PRO1-PCI (PB-PRO1-PCI/LP) Master/Slave, Single Channel
PB-PRO1S-PCI (PB-PRO1S-PCI/LP)Slave, Single Channel 
PB-PRO2-PCIMaster/Slave, Dual Channel

Scope of Delivery

Hardware                                            PC interface board                                                             
Software                                            Drivers, sample programs on CD-ROM
DocumentationOn CD-ROM

Additional Products and Services

OPC-PB1                                                      PROFIBUS OPC Server for DP-V0 / DP-V1
TRA-PB-TECHPROFIBUS Technology Training

1Requires PROFIBUS Master Interface Board


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