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ETG at IIFES 2022

Jan 2022 | ETG will be present at IIFES2022 in Tokyo, Japan. At the ETG booth you will find a wide range of EtherCAT compatible products available and supported in Japan. More...

EtherCAT Semiconductor Working Group celebrates 10 years of success in chip manufacturing

Dec 2021 | Recently, the 20th meeting of the Semiconductor Technical Working Group of the EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG), the so-called TWG Semi, took place. More...

EtherCAT seminars: Crisis is time for innovation!

Dec 2021 | We cordially invite all interested parties to our one-hour online EtherCAT seminars on 7th and 8th December 2021. More...

SPS trade fair 2021 without ETG joint booth due to current pandemic situation

Nov 2021 | The EtherCAT Technology Group will not participate in the SPS show 2021 in Nuremberg due to current pandemic situation: the protection of the booth crew and our visitors comes first. More...

ETG Member Meeting Japan 2021 (online)

Nov 2021 | Once a year to ETG members in Japan about ETG and EtherCAT: We will deliver the latest information at our ETG Member Meeting Japan (online). More...

Successful EtherCAT Interoperability Testing Week in Japan

Oct 2021 | With the recently concluded EtherCAT Interoperability Testing Week in Japan, the ETG concludes this year's series of developer events in online format. As in the other countries, the first event of this kind in Japan was very well received by the participants. More...

EtherCAT Roadshow in Nanchang, China

Oct 2021 | To better and more comprehensively provide the automation industry with detailed information sharing of industrial real-time communication technology, an EtherCAT roadshow event will be held in Nanchang, Jiangxi on October 21st. More...


Oct 2021 | CEATEC (Combined Exhibition of Advanced Technologies) 2021 ONLINE is the CPS / IoT exhibition in Japan. We are looking forward to meeting you there! More...

Confirmed by TÜV: Safety over EtherCAT meets extended requirements of IEC 61784-3:2021

Jul 2021 | After the fourth edition of IEC 61784-3 was published in February of this year, TÜV SÜD Rail GmbH has officially confirmed that the EtherCAT protocol for functional safety, Safety over EtherCAT (FSoE), meets all of the extended requirements of the IEC standard without any changes. More...

EtherCAT Interoperability Testing Week continues its success in Asia

Jul 2021 | After the virtual developer meetings from the EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG) in Europe and the USA were very well received in the first half of 2021, two additional EtherCAT Interoperability Testing Week events were also held in China and Korea. More...

Latest Product Entries

XtrapulsPacHP by INFRANOR

Jan 2022 | XtrapulsPacHP™ is a versatile AC servo drive with outstanding control performance.

FS1 series fast access terminal module by Nanjing Decowell Automation

Jan 2022 | The EtherCAT adapter supports a maximum of 32 I/O modules, supporting digital input/output and analog input/output.

FS series integrated bus IO module by Nanjing Decowell Automation

Jan 2022 | The module communication interface supports EtherCAT communication protocol, which conforms to IEC61158 and GB/T25105 standards.

AX58400 Motor Control Evaluation Board by ASIX Electroincs

Dec 2021 | The AX58400 EtherCAT Slave Motor Control Evaluation Board is for designers to easily evaluate AX58400 EtherCAT slave motor/motion control functionalities.

AX58400 GPIO Evaluation Board by ASIX Electronics

Dec 2021 | The AX58400 EtherCAT Slave GPIO Evaluation Board is for designers to easily evaluate AX58400 EtherCAT slave analog/digital I/O control functionalities.

AX58400 ADIO Demo Kit by ASIX Electronics

Dec 2021 | The AX58400 EtherCAT Slave Analog/Digital I/O (ADIO) Demo Kit is for designers to easily evaluate AX58400 EtherCAT slave analog/digital I/O control functionalities.

AX58200 EtherCAT Slave Motor Control Demo Kit by ASIX Electronics

Dec 2021 | The AX58200 EtherCAT Slave Motor Control Demo Kit includes AX58200 Evaluation Board and AX58200 Servo Drive Expansion Board. ASIX also provides a free Board Support Package (BSP) for designers to evaluate demo kit functionalities quickly.

AX58400 by ASIX Electronics

Dec 2021 | The AX58400 EtherCAT Slave Controller with Dual‐Core MCU is equipped with the highest‐performing 480MHz ARM® Cortex®‐M7 core, 240MHz ARM® Cortex®‐M4 core, and ESC integrated with two embedded Fast Ethernet PHYs.

Low Profile Cat6A receptacles by Amphenol Canada

Dec 2021 | Amphenol introduces the RJE7B Series Cat6A receptacles to support EtherCAT connectivity between Industrial control systems and peripheral devices like Operator interfaces, servo drives, robots, gateways, sensors, etc.

Decentralised remote I/O system CPX-AP-I by Festo

Dec 2021 | The new I/O system to IP65/IP67 allows powerful input/output modules and existing valve terminal interfaces to be integrated into the most important host systems.

Altas by Procentec

Nov 2021 | The Procentec's Atlas is the perfect solution for diagnostics and permanent monitoring in your network, preventing you from unexpected and expensive downtime.

Hardware & software development by SERAD

Nov 2021 | SERAD offers customized EtherCAT I/O modules, drives, and safety devices.

SV660N by Inovance

Nov 2021 | High dynamic performance with a compact footprint: the SV660N servo solution for industrial automation applications.

MD800 by Inovance

Nov 2021 | The MD800 system consists of a common rectifier on the left side and up to four single or dual-axis drive modules on the right side. The EtherCAT Interface is standard but can also be changed to other common fieldbus interfaces.

Stripe™ CDG045D2 by INFICON

Nov 2021 | INFICON Stripe high-speed Capacitance Diaphragm Gauges are the fastest, highly accurate vacuum measurement instruments available.


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