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6-Way Intelligent Fieldbus Junction Box

Our Bulletin 1788 6-way Intelligent Fieldbus Junction Box provides a fault-tolerant method for connecting field devices to a Profibus-PA or FOUNDATION Fieldbus (H1) network. The unit comprises a bus-input port, bus-output port, and six field device drop-line ports. Each drop-line port’s bus current is continuously monitored. If a fault is detected, the drop is isolated until the fault is corrected. Even with one of the segments shorted, all remaining field devices on the bus are able to communicate.

Overview

  • Protects the integrity of a FOUNDATION Fieldbus H1 or Profibus-PA segment by automatically isolating faulty drops and restoring power when faults are corrected
  • Displays useful field bus diagnostic information via status LEDs

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Documentation

Resource Publication Number Language
Foundation Fieldbus Junction Box Quick Start 1788-QS009
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