New Rockwell checker

Rockwell Automation has introduced a tool which it claims can pinpoint most network faults on the factory floor in seconds. The hand-held Allen Bradley Media Checker performs a variety of physical-layer, analysis and measurement tests, and eliminates downtime by quickly troubleshooting ControlNet, Data Highway +, DeviceNet, Ethernet and Remote I/O media installations. The MediaChecker tests […]

Rockwell Automation has introduced a tool which it claims can pinpoint most network faults on the factory floor in seconds. The hand-held Allen Bradley Media Checker performs a variety of physical-layer, analysis and measurement tests, and eliminates downtime by quickly troubleshooting ControlNet, Data Highway +, DeviceNet, Ethernet and Remote I/O media installations. The MediaChecker tests cables for failure points, displaying the distance to each, uncovers split pairs in twisted cables and identifies wrongly wired connector ends.

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