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Validity of this guideline

The present documentation is not specifically related to any specific device or software version. It is rather to be understood as generic information which has to be supplemented by the related product-specific information given in the respective device manual or software user guide.

Ensure you always use the latest documentation. You can verify with Phoenix Contact or refer to the Phoenix Contact homepage on the Internet, to see whether there are any modifications or additions to the documentation you are using: www.phoenixcontact.com

Additional documentation

You must observe the security-related information in the user documentation

  • about the devices used to build automation infrastructures and systems (such as controllers, switches, gateways, I/O modules etc.)
  • about any configuration or engineering software tool used to develop, commission or maintain your network/automation solution,
  • about any additional standard technology (if applicable).

General terms of use for Phoenix Contact Technical Documentation

Phoenix Contact reserves the right to alter, correct and/or improve the technical documentation and the described in the technical documentation at any time and without any prior notice, within the bounds of what is reasonable for the user. This also applies to changes that serve the purpose of technical progress.

The receipt of technical documentation (in particular data sheets, installation instructions, manuals, etc.) does not constitute any further obligation of Phoenix Contact to provide information about alterations to and/or technical documentation. Any other agreement shall only apply if expressly confirmed in writing by Phoenix Contact. Please note that the documentation provided is a product-related documentation only. Thus, you are responsible to inspect and verify the suitability and the intended use of the in your particular application case, especially with regard to the compliance with applicable standards and regulations.

Although Phoenix Contact makes every effort to ensure that the information content is accurate, up-do-date and state-of-the-art, technical inaccuracies and/or printing errors in the information cannot be ruled out. Phoenix Contact does not warrant that the provided information is accurate or complete. However, Phoenix Contact assures the development according to applicable standards. All information in the technical documentation is provided as is and without warranties of any kind, either express or implied.

Phoenix Contact accepts no liability or responsibility for errors or omissions in the content of the technical documentation (in particular data sheets, installation instructions, manuals, etc.).
The mentioned limitations and exclusions of liability do not apply if liability is mandatory, e.g. according to the Product Liability Act, in case of intent or gross negligence, in case of injury (of life, body or health) or in case of breach of contract. However, the claim for damages resulting from the breach of essential contractual obligations is restricted to damages that are foreseeable and typical for this contract type, as far as no intent or gross negligence exist or liability is mandatory due to injury of life, body or health. A change of burden of proof to the disadvantage of the user is not associated with this regulation.

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Note on usage of provided examples

The illustrations given by Phoenix Contact are mere examples which are intended to explain the general procedure a bit more clearly. We expressly point out that the examples do not represent complete solutions for practical problems or errors but are simply suggestions for an approach you can use as a basis for your specific implementations. Furthermore, we would like to stress that the examples make no claim of being complete, but are simply extracts.

Phoenix Contact has not performed any risk analysis, full-scale validation or respective tests for these examples, neither based on the error pattern nor following any troubleshooting.


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• Published/reviewed: 2023-11-02 • Revision 011 •