ProfiCaptain is a PC-supported DP master simulator that can be used together with a PC or notebook that has a USB port and operates under Windows 98(SE), 2000 or XP.
ProfiCaptain is connected to a PROFIBUS network with a ProfiCore via the USB port:
Detection of connected devices with ProfiCaptain
Live-list presentation of adjusted bus parameters is possible with the live-list of connected stations.
List of stations
•Generation of list of connected devices with ident numbers
•Display of diagnostic information
•Direct access to input and output data
Network configuration with ProfiCaptain
In the configuration window, a user can set up his Profibus slaves with the appropriate modules and parameters and then put them on line - without compiling or downloading them. I/Os can easily be monitored and modified. If required, class 2 functions can be applied to all addresses in the network, even if they have not been configured or belong to another master.