Comparison of the terms of PROFIBUS and PROFINET
What are the conceptual differences when comparing PROFIBUS with PROFINET?
The following graphic illustrates the general synonyms of the most important devices with PROFIBUS and PROFINET. In the following table the synonyms of the individual components in context with PROFINET and in context with PROFIBUS are located.
|2||IO Controller||DP Master||superordinated device|
|3||IO Supervisor||PG/PC||device for engineering and diagnostics|
|5||HMI||HMI||operator interface system|
|6||IO Device||DP Slave||superordinated device|