The 07/2010 Device Type Manager (DTM) collection from Vega Australia has now been released, updating compatibility for its PACTware field instrumentation software.
The collection includes PACTware 4.0 as well as new device drivers and functional extensions for various sensors.
The DTMs describe the hardware and present all adjustment functions graphically. All Vega DTMs for parameterisation of instruments are developed according to the FDT/DTM Style Guide and compiled in the DTM Collection.
The DTM Collection contains new DTMs to support the operation of field instrumentation that includes:
- plics plus Foundation Fieldbus radar sensors
- new GPRS/GSM communication components PLICSMOBILE; and
- the new radiation-based instrument series PROTRAC.
PACTware 4.0 also offers diagnostic scanning in addition to the TCI interface and support for IO links.
This allows the scanning of instrument networks to determine the state of each instrument, following NAMUR recommendation NE 107.
This allows the user to access important information about the condition of an entire system, allowing for systematic planning of maintenance and servicing.
PACTware 4.0 field instrumentation management software as well as the new DTMs can be used under Windows 7.
VEGA’s new DTMs guarantee compatibility throughout all instrument versions. The new DTM Collection can be downloaded online now, free of charge.