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Difference between PROFIBUS and MODBUS

Thread Starter: cold stone   Started: 3/20/2008 7:32 AM   Replies: 1

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  3/20/2008, 7:32 AM
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hello

this  is  deepak 

can u   tell  me  the  diff   between  profibus  &  Modbus 



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Profibus is a field bus protocol adopted by a consortium of German companies in 1987. Where as MODBUS is serial protocol developed by Modicon in 1979. That is the main difference. To learn more details, there is a wealth of information available on the web. Here are a couple of links:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fieldbus
http://www.control.com/1026224930/index_html
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