ProfiHub B5+R (replaces standard B5)
Due to the demands for high-speed networks, PROFIBUS DP must comply with strict guidelines concerning spur lines. The ProfiHub B5+R is the perfect cost-efficient solution to bridge users requirements and create reliable star networks. It is an essential component to obtain better control during maintenance and upgrading of the network. Note: B5+R replaces the standard PROCENTEC B5 unit, providing additional functionality with no physical design changes. The ProfiHub B5+R has the following unique features:
DB9 connector as well as a screw connector
Switchable termination on each segment
Multi-Channel Repeater 'ProfiHub B5+R'
As an economic solution, the B5+R saves costs through the reduction of traditional PROFIBUS repeaters. This product is equipped with 5 galvanically isolated transparent repeaters on a single unit (offering 6 segments). Each segment can handle 31 devices and a cable length equal to the main bus. To save costs on plugs and offer flexibility, it contains screw terminals as well as DB9 connectors. The DB9 connectors are also perfect measurement points for ProfiTrace to quickly measure all segments. Termination for each segment is on-board and switchable.