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Mobile PROFIBUS Combi-Analyzer

ProfiTrace is an essential tool for maintenance and troubleshooting and is currently the most powerful mobile analyzer for PROFIBUS networks. Thousands of users benefit daily from this tool.

ProfiTrace is easy to use and unites all required elements in one to detect several PROFIBUS faults. The following tools are combined to create one simple solution:


Bus monitor




Bar graph


Topology scan




DP Master


Predictive maintenance and asset management are simple with ProfiTrace. Read more below about product features, statistics, scanning, and reporting.

Fits in your pocket




Controls and measures the whole installation


Product features & application areas

This outstanding tool that fits in your pocket, boosts the capabilities of service, maintenance and engineering technicians. They can check and troubleshoot the complete PROFIBUS network with 1 software package and 1 piece of hardware (ProfiCore™ Ultra). This is an enormous reduction in equipment, weight, costs and required knowledge.

Typical failures such as noise, reflections, voltage drops, termination problems, double addresses, wire breaks and configuration faults are easily identified.

The results can be exported to detailed reports. Predictive maintenance and asset management are really possible with ProfiTrace!


Application areas

Product features

Troubleshooting & maintenance of PROFIBUS networks

Commissioning of PROFIBUS networks


PROFIBUS product testing and verification


Passive cable testing



I/O testing of PROFIBUS devices


Setting up and diagnose PROFIBUS devices


Address setting of PROFIBUS devices


Interface for bus statistics and device I/O to external apps



Busmonitor for DP and PA with powerful statistics


Oscilloscope - ScopeWare


Bar graph


Topology scan




3-Color network condition indicator


DP master - ProfiCaptain


ProfiCore Ultra USB interface


OPC server and CommDTM


Windows XP, Vista, 7 and 8 platforms


Multi language user interface



Live List

"Colors make it easy….."

The Live List is a matrix that continuously lists all the available devices. It is directly visible which devices are ‘troublemakers’. With different background colours the status of the devices is displayed;


Green: Device is in Data Exchange


Yellow: Device is lost


Red: Parameter fault


Purple: Configuration fault


No colour: Not in Data Exchange


Statistics matrix and network condition indicator

"Click and go….."

The statistics matrix and network condition indicator are the most powerful features of ProfiTrace. These fields can really tell what the condition of the installation is without doing difficult operations.

Retry messages


Bus cycle time


Diagnostic messages


Message recording


Message recording

"The absolute truth....."

When the user records messages, he has a perfect visual representation on the screen;

FDL, DP, DP-V1, DP-V2, PA and I&M telegrams


Messages can be filtered and stored


Data interpretation of bits, bytes, words


Error detection




ScopeWare (PA)

All features of ScopeWare DP


Max. 33 VDC


Max. 1.2 Vtt AC


AC and DC can be displayed simultaneously


Detects missing termination


PA Probe Ultra is required

ScopeWare (DP)

"The easiest oscilloscope ever....."

With the built in oscilloscope we can detect; noise, reflections, termination problems.....

Differential and single ended measurements


Time scale: 50 ns to 500 ms


Voltage scale: 0.5 to 5 V per DIV


Multiple trigger settings


Bit interpretation engine


Bar graph

"The bar graph is a helpful utility to get an impression of the overall signal quality of the network."

Selectable types and modes


Signal quality in color


Sorted on address or Voltage


Continuously updated


Scanning, Reporting and Solutions

Topology scan

Automatic generation of the network topology

No shutdown required!

No disturbance in the cycle time!

Works on 500 kbps and 1.5 Mbps

On passive and active networks

ProfiCaptain - DP Master

"Test and control your devices....." 

Complete integration of ProfiCaptain


Putting slaves in Data Exchange


I/O control with automatic patterns


Automatic detection of busparameters


Brand new concept of 'stealing' slaves


Class 2 functions in a Class 1 framework


No shutdowns when updating the configuration


Deactivating slaves in the configuration


Master in ProfiTrace


"We have proof….."

The reporting feature creates a detailed report that contains the signals of all devices, their faults, the network topology, bar graph and administrative information.

Generation of a detailed network report

Summary of detected errors

Standard layout for signatures and approvals

Import of company logo

ProfiTrace Reporting


ProfiCore™ Ultra


ProfiCore Ultra USB Interface12 Mbps (all baudrates)


Galvanic isolated PROFIBUS interface


Latest RS 485 technology


High-speed USB 2.0 interface


External power supply possible if required


Troubleshooting Toolkit Ultra Plus

Troubleshooting Toolkit Ultra Pro

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