PBpro PC/104plus

PC/104plus Board for Use as Master or Slave

Single channel interface board in PC/104plus format for integrating 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

  • Usage in Windows operating systems
  • PROFIBUS CommDTM for FDT applications included in scope of delivery

Wide Temperature Range

  • Extended temperature version supporting operating temperature range between -40 °C and +85 °C
  • Interface adjustable according to customer specifications, including hardware adaptations
PROFIBUS Protocol    
  • DP-V0 Master
  • DP-V1 Master: Acyclic C2 Services
  • DP-V2 Master 1
  • FMS
  • FDL
  • DP-V0 Slave
Fieldbus Connection    9-Pin D-Sub female on ribbon cable, 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    PC/104plus V2.0, 128 KB Shared RAM    
Operating Temperature    Standard Version: 0oC .. +70oC, XT Version: -40oC .. +85oC    
Storage Temperature    Standard Version: -20oC .. +70oC, XT Version: -40oC .. +85oC    
Relative Humidity    < 90%, non-condensing   
Dimensions    90.2 mm x 96 mm
Power Supply    
Supply Voltage5 VDC / 3.3 VDC (±5 %)
Current ConsumptionTypically 500 mA / 200 mA
Drivers available for    Windows 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-PC104+  PBpro PC/104plus interface board
PB-PRO1-PC104+XTPBpro PC/104plus interface board, extended temperature range
PB-PRO1-PCI104+PBpro PCI/104plus interface board (without ISA bus connector)
PB-PRO1-PCI104+XT PBpro PCI/104plus interface board (without ISA bus connector), extended temperature range 

Scope of Delivery

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


Additional Products and Services

TRA-PB-TECHPROFIBUS Technology Training

2 Requires PROFIBUS Master Interface Board


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