8 PROFIBUS HART INPUT/OUTPUT MODULE (PBHIOM) FUNCTION BLOCK
8.2 PROFIBUS HART I/O channel
The PROFIBUS HART I/O channel (PBHCHANNEL) is used for monitoring the HART digital data. The
PBHCHANNEL is identical to the Experion Series C IO HART channels with respect to HART parameters and
The PROFIBUS HART I/O channel blocks are not located in the PGM_IF library in Control Builder.
PBHCHANNEL block creation
The PBHCHANNEL block is automatically created under the PBHIOMB block by configuring the
HENABLE[0..15] parameter as "TRUE" in the PBHIOMB block configuration form.
The following figure displays the PBHCHANNEL created under the PBHIOMB block.
By default, a unique channel name is created for each PBHCHANNEL. When the channel name is renamed in the
Project view or from the Block Properties page, it is automatically reflected in the HART Configuration tab of the
The PBHCHANNEL block can be loaded independently after loading the PBHIOMB.
The HART parameters defined in the PBHCHANNEL block can be accessed in displays and peer nodes.
Figure 10: PBHCHANNEL in the Project view