Softing PBpro USB

Product code: Softing PBpro USB (DUL-NN-012410)

Universal PROFIBUS Interface with USB High Speed

High performance PROFIBUS USB interface for a wide variety of tasks from network configuration and device parameterization to plant maintenance and production data acquisition.

Handy Companion for Mobile Use

  • Matchbox-sized PROFIBUS interface
  • Always at hand - easily fits in any laptop bag
  • High-retention USB connector ensures reliable USB cable connection

Wide Area of Application

  • Device parameterization via FDT/DTM
  • Integrated with numerous parameterization and asset management systems
  • PROFIBUS connection for PC-based measurement and monitoring systems
  • Quick and easy PROFIBUS connection for applications such as SCADA or MES

Quick and Easy Installation

  • Simple connection via USB cable
  • Powered by USB, no external power supply required
  • Highly integrated hardware encased in a PROFIBUS connector supporting direct attachment to the PROFIBUS segment, thus avoiding interferences caused by reflections
  • Same driver setup and API as for all other Softing PROFIBUS interfaces
  • Support of various Microsoft operating systems, including Windows 10

Efficient Integration

  • Free PROFIdtm PROFIBUS Communication DTM supporting parameterization of PROFIBUS devices by FDT tools
  • Commented sample programs for easy use of the PROFIBUS application programming interface (API) in customer applications
  • Quick and easy integration of OPC Client applications via optional PROFIBUS OPC Server
  • Connectivity with Emerson’s AMS for access to HART devices via a PROFIBUS network using Softing’s free TACC software

Additional info

Product specifications


  • PROFIBUS DP-V0 Master 
  • PROFIBUS DP-V1 Master: acyclic C2 Services

Fieldbus Connection

  • 9-pin D-Sub connector

Transfer Rates
9.6; 19.2; 45.45; 93.75; 187.5; 500; 1500; 3000; 6000; 12000 kbps

PC Interface
USB 2.0, High Speed (480 Mbps)
Status LEDs
Multicolored LED indicators for PROFIBUS and USB
Operating Temperature
0 ºC .. +60 ºC
64 mm x 40 mm x 17 mm
Power Supply
Supply voltage: 5 V via USB 
Current consumption:
typically 350 mA (USB)
Drivers available for
Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10

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