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Ask an Expert! WirelessHART Questions - Episode 1

Posted by Andy LaMar on Fri, Nov 01, 2013

WirelessHART antennas, integrating WirelessHART equipment from other manufacturers...

Are you ready to learn more about WirelessHART? This is our third installment of Ask an Expert, and our first episode to focus on WirelessHART. Basically, we sit down with a product expert and answer questions from customers like you.

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Topics: HART, Ask an Expert, Software

WirelessHART Gateway and Adapter: Wireless Communication

Posted by Robert Schosker on Fri, Jun 21, 2013

A customer recently purchased our WirelessHART gateway and adapter. He successfully programmed the gateway and adapter with the Network ID and Join key and then joined the adapter to the WirelessHART network. The adapter was installed in a remote location.

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Topics: HART, Software

How Do I Connect a WirelessHART Adapter to a Pepperl+Fuchs Gateway?

Posted by Robert Schosker on Wed, Feb 20, 2013

Use PACTware software to program Wireless HART devices

Are you having trouble making the connection between Pepperl+Fuchs’ WirelessHART adapter and gateway? This post will take you step by step through the process of programming a Pepperl+Fuchs WHA-ADP (ADP) battery-powered adapter to connect to our WirelessHART gateway WHA-GW (GW) and PACTware 4.x (PW).

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Topics: HART, Troubleshooting, Ask an Expert

What is the Basic Principal Behind HART?

Posted by Kristen Barbour on Tue, Jul 03, 2012

Highway Addressable Remote Transducer (HART) is a bi-directional form of digital communication used in the process automation industry. HART employs Frequency-Shift Keying (FSK) technology to transmit field instrument data to an asset management system used to analyze and react to changing conditions of the device or process. The digital HART communication signal is produced using 1,200 and 2,200 Hz frequencies (corresponding to 1 and 0) and superimposed on the analog 4-20 mA control signal without interrupting or interfering with the analog signal.

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Topics: HART, Ask an Expert

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