Profinet Coupler from Advantech

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Advantech Corp., Industrial Automation Group

The APAX-5071 from Advantech Corp., Industrial Automation Group, Cincinnati, OH, is a Profinet coupler for its APAX Series I/O modules. The coupler's integrated 2-port Ethernet switch enables daisy-chain-style Ethernet networking between multiple distributed couplers. You can use a single coupler to interface APAX I/O for multiple distributed locations into the Profinet network; the I/O allow for the high-speed communication backplane to extend over Ethernet, allowing the I/O nodes to be connected in a line rather than a star topology.

Contact Info

Company: Advantech Corp., Industrial Automation Group
Country: United States (USA)
Phone number: 800-205-7940