Both networks offer the same benefits, but they each have specific uses so that’s the difference between FOUNDATION Fieldbus H1 and HSE level.
FOUNDATION Fieldbus H1
The FOUNDATION Fieldbus H1 operates at 31.25 kilobits per second and typically connects the field devices and host systems. It provides communication and power over the same cables and will work in conventional and intrinsic safety applications.
FOUNDATION Fieldbus HSE
On the other hand, the FF HSE (High-Speed Ethernet) operates at 100/1000 megabits per second and connects the host systems, linking devices, input and output subsystem and gateways. It usually won’t allow power over the cable, although FF has begun work on a Power over Ethernet (PoE) standard.
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