is the open real-time Ethernet network originally developed by Beckhoff. EtherCAT sets new standards for real-time performance and topology flexibility.
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EtherCAT Roadshow Finland 2017

Mar 2017 | ETG is presenting a full-day and free-of-charge EtherCAT seminar series in Finland, taking place March 22 (Tampere) and March 23 (Hyvinkää). More...


Mar 2017 | ETG Office Japan invites everybody to visit the EtherCAT booth at this year's Techno-Frontier exhibition show, taking place from April 19-21, in Chiba, Japan. More...

EtherCAT Roadshow Denmark 2017

Mar 2017 | These half-day and free of charge morning events in Denmark on March 28 (Århus) and March 29 (Copenhagen) are a great chance to learn about EtherCAT and EtherCAT P, Industrie 4.0 and the challenges of Industrial Ethernet. More...

EtherCAT Roadshow Sweden 2017

Mar 2017 | We cordially invite everybody interested in learning about Industrial Ethernet, Industrie 4.0, IoT and especially EtherCAT, to participate a the EtherCAT Seminar in Sweden, taking place March 30, in Gotenburg. More...

ETG @ embedded world 2017

Mar 2017 | All those who want to learn more about EtherCAT as industrial Ethernet technology for embedded systems are invited to visit our booth in hall 3A, booth 217 at this year’s edition of the embedded world tradeshow in Nuremberg, Germany. More...

EtherCAT Roadshow Italy 2017

Mar 2017 | We like to invite everybody to register for our EtherCAT seminar series in Italy 2017, taking place in Milano (Mar 28), Padova (Mar 29) and Bologna (Mar 30). More...

EtherCAT Diagnosis for Users

Feb 2017 | The slide set "EtherCAT Diagnosis for Users" intends to provide an overview over the diagnostic capabilities provided by EtherCAT and error search procedures. More...

ETG @ SIAF Tradeshow China

Feb 2017 | From March 1-3, ETG is attending the largest industrial automation tradeshow (SIAF) in Guangzhou, South China. More...

ITmedia Virtual EXPO 2017

Feb 2017 | Representatives of three technologies that have a high presence in the world, such as EtherCAT, will appeal the trends of smart factory in Japan and the strengths of self-standards within it. More...

Inaugural EtherCAT Seminar in México 2017!

Dec 2016 | We cordially invite everybody interested in learning about Industrial Ethernet, Industrie 4.0, IoT and especially EtherCAT, to participate a the inaugural EtherCAT Seminar in México, taking place Januar 27, in San Luis Potosí. More...

Latest Product Entries


Mar 2017 | KEB COMBIVERT F6 – the drive controller up to 400kW. ALL IN ONE - universal motor operation. Drive based integrated SAFETY.

Industrial Octiv VI Probe

Mar 2017 | Impedans’ Industrial Octiv VI probe is the most advanced RF sensing platform on the market. It provides an independent view of your RF process health: measuring Voltage, Current, Phase and Impedance.


Mar 2017 | 32-axis EtherCAT Master from Galil Motion Control.


Mar 2017 | Cost-effective and compact EtherCAT I/O from Galil Motion Control.


Mar 2017 | 8-axis EtherCAT Master with integrated drives from Galil Motion Control.

EtherCAT P Slave Evalution Board

Mar 2017 | EtherCAT P Slave Evaluation Board from Nagano Oki Electric.

Absolute Encoder CMV582-ETC

Feb 2017 | The Absolute Encoder CMV582-ETC from TR-Electronic is certified by an official EtherCAT Test Center, now.

PC/104 Module-VDX3-6755

Feb 2017 | ICOP Technology introduces the DM&P Vortex86 CPU-based PC/104 SBC with EtherCAT support: EtherCAT connectivity for ISA-Bus-based industrial control technology.

EtherCAT Card

Jan 2017 | The PFU EtherCAT card provides master and slave function of EtherCAT with PCI Express interface. It has a dedicated processor for communication, which reduces load of host processor and maintains stable communication.

Kuhnke FIO Controller 113 WLAN PLC

Jan 2017 | The Kuhnke FIO Controller 113 WLAN is a high level language programmable controller basing on ARM with integrated CODESYS PLC.


Jan 2017 | A controller with a width of only 28.6 mm provides complete high-speed multi-axis control withup to 32 axis of control by Omron.

Confocal Fiber Displacement Sensor ZW-7000 Series

Jan 2017 | Omron offers Micron-Level Moving Measurement, Highly Accurate.


Jan 2017 | The EasyCAT PRO from AB&T S.r.l. is a module for interfacing the EtherCAT® Bus with generic microcontroller and CPU such as: PIC, ARM, etc... to create EtherCAT® Slave Devices.


Jan 2017 | The EasyCAT HAT from AB&T S.r.l. allows to a Raspberry board to become an EtherCAT® Slave. The union of the world Raspberry and the world EtherCAT® will allow you to create innumerable devices for the automation in a simple, rapid and economic way.

AS-Interface AC1433, AC1434

Dec 2016 | The ifm DataLine SmartPLC is best-equipped for Industry 4.0 applications: Suitable as AS-i / EtherCAT gateway or stand-alone PLC or a combination of both; Various protocols on different interfaces; Designed for Industry 4.0 applications.


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