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ProfiTrace Training

Profitrace trainingThis free training is fully concentrated on ProfiTrace 2. The main goal is to master the ProfiTrace platform to be able to quickly identify; what is a good and what is a bad network?

In a full day the participants will learn how to use ProfiTrace in order to analyse, localise and solve PROFIBUS faults. With a hands-on approach the participants will put theory into practice.
Theory subjects:
  • Structure of the ProfiTrace software
  • Structure of the ProfiCore Ultra and PA Probe hardware
  • Contents of the Troubleshooting Toolkits
  • Software installation procedure and upgrades
  • License structure
  • Connecting the ProfiCore to a DP and PA network
  • Live List (colours, ident numbers, names)
  • The definition of statistics (retries, syncs, lost, etc.
  • Measurement principle of the Bar graph and the Topology scan
  • DP and PA oscilloscope (termination problems, short circuits, noise, AC/DC)
  • Network manager
Practical exercises:
  • Installing the software
  • Installing a license
  • Installing GSD files
  • Live List
  • Statistics

Message recording

  • Recording messages
  • Triggering, capturing and filtering
  • Saving and exchanging files

Signal analysis

  • Oscilloscope and Bar graph
  • Generating reports


  • Generating the network topology (passive- and running installation)
  • I/O and device testing with ProfiCaptain (passive- and running installation)


Course Infomation

Course duration:  1 Day
Course times: 8:00am - 15:00am
Max number of attendees:
Min number of  attendees : 4
Course Location: IDX Offices in Fourways
Course Cost:


Prequisites: PROFIBUS Installer Certification

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