EtherCAT

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 Technology Group

The ETG is a global organization in which OEM, End Users and Technology Providers join forces to support and promote the further technology development.
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ETG News

ETG with new multimedia content

Mar 2020 | The ETG is now offering further multimedia content to all interested parties and will be filling its website and YouTube channel with a total of eight new technology videos over the next few weeks, which briefly explain the various advantageous features of EtherCAT technology. More...

ETG @ embedded world 2020

Feb 2020 | Visit us in Hall 4-266 at embedded world 2020 in Nuremberg, Germany! We are presenting the latest technology updates of EtherCAT, including EtherCAT G (enhanced EtherCAT functionality at gigabit levels). More...

ETG provides new educational tool for developers

Feb 2020 | The ETG offers manufacturers, developers and users comprehensive support services for EtherCAT technology. The EtherCAT Device Protocol (EDP) Poster is an additional tool that specifically helps developers of EtherCAT devices successfully navigate the EtherCAT world. More...

EtherCAT Seminar Taiwan 2020

Jan 2020 | To provide a better understanding of hot topics in the global automation industry, ETG will present an informative EtherCAT event in Hsinchu, Taiwan (R.O.C.), on February 18, 2020. More...

EtherCAT Seminar Series New Zealand 2020

Jan 2020 | ETG will present an informative series of EtherCAT events in New Zealand as well. These half-day morning seminars are free of charge and will take place at exceptional locations in Christchurch (The Addington Raceway Events Centre) on Feb 19 and Auckland (Hospitality Lounge of Emirates Team New Zealand) on Feb 20! More...

EtherCAT Seminar Series Australia 2020

Jan 2020 | ETG will present an informative series of EtherCAT events in Australia again. These half-day morning seminars are free of charge and will take place at excellent locations in Perth (FLUX) on Feb 11, Melbourne (Creative Cubes) on Feb 13 and Sydney (Rydges Parramatta) on Feb 14! More...

EtherCAT G wins CMCD 2019 New Age Bus Technology Innovation Award

Dec 2019 | EtherCAT G, which has been widely recognized by the industry for its innovation in motion control, won the CMCD 2019 New Age Bus Technology Innovation Award! More...

ETG experiences continued growth through outstanding technology and comprehensive support

Nov 2019 | Just in time for this year's SPS exhibition in Nuremberg, Germany, the EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG) has once again taken stock of its membership growth, which is again convincing in 2019. More...

Visit us at SPS 2019: ETG Joint Booth

Nov 2019 | From Nov 26th to Nov 28th, 2019, we will exhibit again at this years SPS fair in Nuremberg, Germany. Together with 55 co-exhibitors, we’ll show more than 550 products and solutions with EtherCAT at our ETG Joint Booth in Hall 5, Booth 310. More...

EtherCAT Seminar Korea 2019

Nov 2019 | We cordially invite all interested parties to attend our full-day EtherCAT seminar in Seoul on Tuesday, December 10th, 2019. More...

Latest Product Entries

Online EtherCAT Master Sample Code workshop for master developers

Jul 2020 | The online workshop is aimed at developers of EtherCAT masters using the EtherCAT Master Sample Code (ET9200) from Beckhoff Automation.

Online EtherCAT technology basics for developers

Jul 2020 | The Online EtherCAT technology basics for developers seminar is aimed at developers as recommendable preparation before attending the EtherCAT Slave Evaluation Kit workshop or EtherCAT Master Sample Code workshop provided by Beckhoff Automation.

Online EtherCAT Evaluation Kit workshop for slave developers

Jun 2020 | The TR8100-0010 workshop is aimed at developers of EtherCAT slave devices using the Slave Stack Code (SSC) from Beckhoff Automation. It contains theoretical explanations and practical exercises with the EL98xx Evaluation Kit.

SI-Xx08 by Protech Systems

Jun 2020 | The SI-Xx08 series are the Industrial EtherCAT Slave I/O modules equipped with EtherCAT Protocol. These series support various I/O formats, such as isolated digital input, isolated digital output, analog input, etc.

AMAX-5000 Series by Advantech

Jun 2020 | The Advantech AMAX-5000 series EtherCAT Slice IO system comprises industrial EtherCAT coupler and various IO modules. The compact size and integrated DIN rail mount kit ensure easy installation in cabinets. The pluggable push-in terminals and LED indicator facilitate system setup and maintenance.

207-A Series (Analog I/O Modules) by TPM

Jun 2020 | The 207-A series are Analog Input (AI) slave modules with the pluggable terminal block by Taiwan Pulse Motion (TPM). With EtherCAT® control, it will lead to fast Ethernet and full-duplex serial interface.

207-D Series (Digital I/O modules) by TPM

Jun 2020 | TPM offers a wide range of multi-channel I/O modules starting from 4CH up to 96CH digital & analog I/O modules with pluggable terminal in slim dimensions.

Nu-Servo® Series by TPM

Jun 2020 | Nu‐Servo® series are EtherCAT based stepping motor drives by Taiwan Pulse Motion (TPM).

EtherCAT Cube Chassis by UEI

May 2020 | The DNA-ECAT series of I/O chassis includes a new CPU module specifically designed to run as an EtherCAT slave. The DNA-ECAT offers all the I/O flexibility of the DNA Cubes, including compatibility with over 60 different I/O boards and also provides full EtherCAT compliance.

EtherCAT Rack Chassis by UEI

May 2020 | The DNx-ECAT series of I/O chassis includes a CPU module specifically designed to run as an EtherCAT slave. The DNx-ECAT series offers all the I/O flexibility of the DNA Cubes and RACKs, including compatibility with over 60 different I/O boards while providing full EtherCAT compliance.

WEMLink™ EtherCAT

May 2020 | The Weigl WEMLink™ EtherCAT module simplifies automation process control information exchange between EtherCAT devices and all Weigl ProCommander® controllers.

Temposonics® R-Series V EtherCAT Position Sensor

Apr 2020 | MTS Sensors, a division of MTS Systems Corporation, announces the worldwide release of the fifth generation Temposonics R-Series EtherCAT sensors supporting Industry 4.0 applications.

BPS 338i - Barcode Positioning System by Leuze electronic

Feb 2020 | The BPS 300i is the second generation of bar code positioning and sets standards both in performance characteristics and in handling.

DDLS 538 – Optical data transmission by Leuze electronic

Feb 2020 | Data transmission photoelectric sensor with 100 MBit/s real-time transmission.

Ezi-SERVOII EtherCAT ALL by FASTECH

Feb 2020 | The Ezi-ServoII EtherCAT ALL is an integrated stepping drive, which can be combined with major EtherCAT master controllers.

 


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