Softing mobiLink Interface

Product code: Softing mobiLink (DBA-KM-020410)

Commissioning Interface with USB High Speed or Bluetooth

Single interface for the major Process Automation protocols: HART / Foundation fieldbus / PROFIBUS PA. Perfectly suited for handheld host devices due to battery powered Bluetooth operation. Compatible with FDT Frame Applications and approved for use in hazardous areas

Multi protocol operation

  • HART Master, Foundation fieldbus Host and PROFIBUS PA Master (available from Q3 2018) included in one device
  • Temporary attachment to fieldbus segments or HART loops for individual interaction with field devices
  • Fully compliant protocol implementations allow for interference-free access to running plants

Host communication via Bluetooth or USB

  • Built-in batteries and Bluetooth communication enable use of handheld host devices like smart phones and tablets
  • USB interface for bench host operation

Support of FDT Frame Applications and major Engineering Tools

  • PACTware FDT Frame Application and HART Communication DTM included
  • Communication DTM for Foundation fieldbus and PROFIBUS PA (optional)
  • Foundation fieldbus configuration tool (optional)
  • Application Program Interface for integration into Engineering Systems

Suitable for use in hazardous areas

  • EX approval for Zone 1
  • Suitable for connection to intrinsically safe circuits
  • Suited for harsh environment

Additional info

Product specifications

User Interface

Controls and Status LEDs

  • Power on/off button
  • Bluetooth pairing button
  • FIELDBUS (Fieldbus mode)
  • HART (HART mode)
  • Bluetooth (Pairing/Bluetooth active)
  • Low battery
  • Power on

Interfaces and Connectors


  • Speed: USB 2.0 Full Speed
  • Connector: USB Type C
  • Electrical: Non intrinsically safe. Do not use inside hazardous areas.
  • 5V, 100mA. Um = 253V


  • BT mode: BT Classic, 2.4 - 2.478 GHz Output Power: +8 dBm (maximum)


  • Connection: 4 mm banana type jacks (red/black), polarity has to be observed
  • Physical Layer: according to IEC 61158-2, Type 1: 31.25 Kbit/s, voltage mode
  • Nominal input current (Fieldbus):
    • 10 mA in Bluetooth and regular USB mode
    • 18 mA (with Ufieldbus > 9,5V) for increased battery life time in USB mode (controlled by application)
  • Fieldbus Terminator: No fieldbus terminator included


  • Connection: 4 mm banana type jacks (red/black)
  • Physical Layer: HART FSK compliant modem

Physical Properties

Dimensions (L x W x D):

  • 175 mm x 74 mm x 32 mm


  • 330 g (incl. Batteries)

Power Supply: 

  • Battery: 3 * Alkaline, IEC-LR6, nominal voltage 1,5V For use in hazardous area: Energizer E91 or Duracell Procell MN1500. With batteries of other types or manufacturers certification is void. Fieldbus interface (Medium Attachment Unit) powered by fieldbus.

Operating Temperature:

  • -20°C .. +50°C


  • Store batteries in a dry place at normal room temperature.

Relative Humidity:

  • < 95% rH non condensing

Protection Class:

  • IP 54 (if USB port covered with cap)







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