6 PROTOCOL BLOCK
6.2 Configuring the Protocol Block
Perform the following steps to configure a Protocol Block
Double-click the PBLink_<> icon.
The Protocol Block configuration form appears.
In the Tag Name box, type the name of the Protocol block (a maximum of 16 characters) or accept the
In the Item Name box, type the item name.
In the Description box, type a description of the block (a maximum of 132) characters in the Description
In the Baud Rate list, select the baud rate for the link that is configured in "Profibus Network Configuration
In the DPV1BANDWIDTH list, select the percentage of PROFIBUS DP bandwidth that you want to
allocate for DPV1 request and response handling.
Click the Field Network Configuration tab.
The following figure displays a sample Field Network Configuration tab.
You must configure this parameter only for calculating the DPV1 bandwidth based on the baud rate.
The baud rate selected at "Profibus Network Configuration Tool " and PB_LINK must be identical.