Softing PROFIBUS Tester 5

Product code: BC-700-PB

Softing Profibus Tester 5

Quick and Easy Testing of Bus Physics, Bus Communication and Cabling

The PROFIBUS Tester 5 BC-700-PB is a powerful diagnostic and troubleshooting tool for testing the cables, measuring the signals and analyzing the communication of PROFIBUS networks. It is battery-powered and provides a graphical display, allowing for quick results when working in standalone mode. In addition, the PROFIBUS Tester 5 BC-700-PB supports the export of test results for advanced analysis.

  • Testing Bus Cabling, Bus Physics and Bus Communication "All-In-One"
  • Highly Mobile Bus Tester for Testing Even Without a Notebook
  • Enhanced Diagnostic Features Through Complementing PC-Based Software

Testing Bus Cabling, Bus Physics and Bus Communication "All-In-One"

  • Combination of signal tester, storage oscilloscope, protocolanalyzer, master simulator and cable tester functionality in a single diagnostics tool
  • Stand-alone mode plus extended PC-based diagnostics
  • Suited for installation, setup and commissioning, documentation, acceptance testing, network optimization, preventive maintenance, troubleshooting as well as laboratory tests

Enhanced Diagnostic Features Through Complementing PC-Based Software:

  • Battery-powered operation without the need for additional power supply
  • Graphical display providing easy-to-understand presentation oftest results
  • Comprehensive network tests in stand-alone mode without requiring a notebook

Highly Mobile Bus Tester for Testing Even Without a Notebook:

  • Many additional features for executing, analyzing and managing bus tests in PC mode (Trend, Topology Scan, Master Simulator, Oscilloscope, Frame Analyzer)
  • Quick Test and User-Controlled Test for easy network status assessment at the push of a button
  • Generation of test reports describing the actual status of the PROFIBUS installation
  • Ideal for less experienced users as well as for fieldbus specialists 


Additional info

Technical specification

Protocol and Frame Analysis

  • PROFIBUS DP-V0 and DP-V1, automatic baud rate detection in the range of 9.6 kbit/s … 12 Mbit/s


  • PROFIBUS D-sub connector, 9 pins, power supply for external bus termination (Profibus DP)
  • Connector, 3 pins, for screw terminals at optinal measuring adapter, measuring cable set including 3 probes(adapter for MBP measurement is attached to D-sub connector)
  • USB, V 2.0, high speed 480 Mbit/s, galvanically isolated

Dimensions (H x W x D)

  • 35 mm x 220 mm x 110 mm

Power supply

  • Built-in three-cell lithium-ion battery supporting 11.1 VDC or external AC adapter 100 VAC ... 240 VAC, 50/60Hz (galvanically isolated)
    The rechargeable battery has a runtime of up to 5 hours (runtime depends on the performed test functionality and rate of wear of the rechargeable battery)
    Battery is charged via external AC adapter


  • Test tool, no cable: approximately 0.75 kg; complete carrying case: approximately 4.2 kg

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