Field Device Development

Adding HART Protocol to a Product
Quick Summary 1. Join FieldComm Group to gain access to the specifications or purchase them separately (join as a member HERE) 2. Request (member) or ...
Wed, 5 Apr, 2017 at 10:34 AM
Can we keep the same physical layer (electronics such as HART modem chips) which was used for HART 5 implementation?
Please see section 6 of the Command Summary specification (HCF_SPEC-099 v9.0) regarding field device revision rules, there are notes about updating from a...
Fri, 22 Jul, 2016 at 12:34 PM
I want to develop a HART 5 device
No new HART 5 devices will be registered after March 31, 2011. Please develop HART 6 or HART 7 conformant products for the best interoperability exper...
Tue, 24 Nov, 2015 at 1:31 PM
HART 5 – 7 Comparisons
HART Feature Summary HART Protocol Revision Feature 5 6 7 PV with Status m m m Device Status m m m Broadcast Messaging m m m Device Configuration m m m 4-20 ...
Mon, 30 Sep, 2019 at 12:08 PM
How to upgrade the HART Protocol version of your device
Please see section 6, Field Device Revision Rules, in HCF_SPEC-099 Command Summary Specification.   
Mon, 1 Aug, 2016 at 12:33 PM
My device implements an older HART Protocol Version, how can I update my device?
If the current device is a HART 5 product, for example Device Revision 0x01, these are the available paths forward: Update to Device Revisi...
Thu, 4 Feb, 2016 at 5:42 PM
Are simulation and write protection jumpers mandatory?
Simulation hardware is mandatory if you implement Input or Output blocks (i.e. AI, AO, DI, DO, etc). This control switch must be physically located on the d...
Wed, 2 Dec, 2015 at 3:44 PM
How do I file a bug report, change request or action request?
Please open a support ticket to report an issue or request a change to a tool that is managed by FieldComm Group.  Your report may be re-directed to our de...
Thu, 19 Sep, 2019 at 12:36 PM
Is the DL Address the same address as the FasDLLConfiguredRemoteAdr?
To fully understand the FF-821 and FF-822 specifications, you need the associated IEC 61158 standards. Pay close attention to the exact standard needed a...
Wed, 16 Dec, 2015 at 10:02 AM
HART 7 Device Variables Example
DEVICE VARIABLES There are some predefined device variable codes. 244 is the percent range 245 is the loop current 246 is Primary Value (...
Mon, 1 Aug, 2016 at 12:38 PM