Showing posts from May, 2014

IDX KNX Test Laboratory now offers device certification services

We are pleased to introduce IDX as a new certified ISO 17025 KNX Test Lab , located in Johannesburg, South Africa. IDX, a certified KNX Advanced Training Centre since 2011, was thoroughly audited by the KNX Association and achieved certified test laboratory status in May 2014. We are therefore able to provide interworking certification for your products according to volume 8/7/1 of the KNX Specification. Our hourly rate for testing is €75.00 per hour. If you would be interested in considering the use of our services, please contact us so that we can determine how we can assist you with KNX certification of your products. for more information and contact details, visit   

IDX achieves certified KNX Test Lab status

IDX has been a certified KNX training centre since 2011 – offering both Basic and advanced courses. Due to our vendor neutrality, we have also become known as a valuable source of independent advice and knowledge in the building automation industry.  In 2013, IDX was invited by the KNX association to become a certified KNX test lab . After a year of preparation, and following a rigorous on-site audit by the KNX association, IDX succeeded in achieving the status of certified KNX test laboratory. In terms of our service offering as a test laboratory, IDX is able to offer interworking testing according to volume 8/7/1 of the KNX standard. Our hourly rates are extremely competitive, and we are committed to offering service of the highest quality. Although based in South Africa, we can accept devices for testing from all around the world.

The essential PROFIBUS survival kit

the essential profibus survival kit  training They say that knowledge is power. Being well versed in the PROFIBUS protocol and learning how to develop sound fault finding strategies is instrumental in implementing and maintaining PROFIBUS networks. Ensure that you, your SI and your staff are certified to work with PROFIBUS networks. test equipment Trying to fault-find a PROFIBUS network without the right tools is like shooting in the dark. Cable line testers like the Nettest II ensure that you get your cable installation done correctly the first time. Advanced profibus analysers such as ProfiTrace show you the true health of the network and generate reports for certifications.  remote/permanent monitoring One cannot always be onsite. Let COMbricks monitor you network 24/7, alert you when something goes wrong and allow you access from anywhere in the world. It modular design allows you to interface with PROFINET systems, PROFIBUS PA, fibre