is the open real-time Ethernet network originally developed by Beckhoff. EtherCAT sets new standards for real-time performance
and topology flexibility.
Why use EtherCAT?
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.
Who we are
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...
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...
Dec 2021 | We cordially invite all interested parties to our one-hour online EtherCAT seminars on 7th and 8th December 2021. More...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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
Jan 2022 | The new 9250/9251 amplifier generation unites all the features that make modern measurement data acquisition actually possible for the first time.
Jan 2022 | The DIGIFORCE® 9307 monitors processes in which precisely defined functional relationships between two or more measured quantities need to be demonstrated.
Jan 2022 | The CS series products use internationally leading technology and have higher accuracy and faster response and are easier to use. It brings the advantages of multiple functions, easy communication, scalability, and strong compatibility.
Jan 2022 | EtherCAT compatible stepper driver can be connected. The motor is equipped with a battery-less multi-rotation absolute encoder. The advantages are battery-less and origin sensor-less.
Jan 2022 | The AAM 58 R EtherCAT series is an industry standard multiturn absolute encoder designed for factory automation applications.
Jan 2022 | With the comX 51CA-RE\R, Hilscher is responding to the need to expand existing production facilities and create new capacities in semiconductor production.
Jan 2022 | XtrapulsPacHP™ is a versatile AC servo drive with outstanding control performance.
Jan 2022 | The EtherCAT adapter supports a maximum of 32 I/O modules, supporting digital input/output and analog input/output.
Jan 2022 | The module communication interface supports EtherCAT communication protocol, which conforms to IEC61158 and GB/T25105 standards.
Dec 2021 | The AX58400 EtherCAT Slave Motor Control Evaluation Board is for designers to easily evaluate AX58400 EtherCAT slave
motor/motion control functionalities.
Dec 2021 | The AX58400 EtherCAT Slave GPIO Evaluation Board is for designers to easily evaluate AX58400 EtherCAT slave analog/digital I/O control functionalities.
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.
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.
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.
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.