Showing posts from March, 2016

Anybus Communicator Training at IDX. Convert serial and Modbus to PROFIBUS, PROFINET, Ethernet/IP, etc

Did you know that IDX in Johannesburg regularly runs free Anybus Communicator Training? Learn how to convert between common industrial communications protocols like Modbus, PROFINET, PROFIBUS, Ethernet/IP etc. Set-out practical exercises prepare you for real-world applications and you are encouraged to bring your own equipment so that you have an expert at hand to ensure success of your implementation.  Visit to check out the latest schedule.

Ingula Pumped storage scheme PROFIBUS Success story

Recently IDX (based on it's PROFIBUS know-how) had the privelege of visiting the Ingula Pumped Storage Scheme to assist in the resolution of an issue preventing the completion of integration of vendor equipment from different suppliers at Unit 3. So we were pleased to see the story (below) reported in ESI AFRICA on 11th March 2016 ( ) that Unit 3 had commenced operation and had successfully synchronised to the national electricity grid. Well done Kyle and Jackson! For any PROFIBUS/PROFINET/OTHER Realtime communication issues contact

KNX stand at Power and Electricity World Africa 2016-Building automation

KNX in partnership with Industrial Data Xchange , will be hosting a stand at the Power and Electricity World Africa 2016. We will be exhibiting at stand N2 If you would like to find out more about the leading technology in building automation, we would like to have a chat with you! We look forward to seeing you there!