Renesas and HMS release EtherCAT chips at SPS IPC Drives show

  • Renesas Electronics

Renesas and HMS Industrial Networks presented new chips with integrated EtherCAT technology at the ETG press conference held at SPS IPC Drives 2012 in Nuremberg, Germany.

Parker announces AC30V variable speed drives

AC30V series drives for pump and fan control are available with Profinet, Profibus and EtherCAT communications.

Baumer introduces Ethernet-Ready Encoders

  • Baumer Ltd.

Unnamed Ethernet-ready encoders interface seamlessly with EtherCAT, Profinet, PowerLink and Ethernet/IP controllers.

HMS introduces Anybus NP40 network processor

  • HMS Industrial Networks Inc

Anybus NP40 handles communication between an industrial device and any industrial network, including all major Industrial Ethernet and Fieldbus networks, such as PROFINET, EtherCAT and Sercos III.

Lenze Americas Introduces p500 Panel Controller

Fatures of the p500 include two 100MB Ethernet interfaces, an EtherCAT interface (master), two USB connections and soft PLC functions.

TR Electronic introduces EtherCAT Encoder

  • TR Electronic

The encoder offers position and speed readouts and is available with a fully programmable electronic resolution.

Aerotech adds EtherCAT I/O to A3200 Machine Controller

  • Aerotech Inc

The EtherCAT interface provides users with the ability to seamlessly incorporate additional high- and low-power digital and analog I/O into a system.

HMS expands Anybus CompactCom modules

  • HMS Industrial Networks Inc

CompactCom embedded communication solutions now provide devices with connectivity to any industrial network, including high-end industrial Ethernet and fieldbus applications.

Freescale releases PLC development platform

The PLC platform is based on Freescale’s dual-core QorIQ P1025 processor, the KPA EtherCAT Master stack, PLC Firmware from ISaGRAF, and the QNX Neutrino real-time operating system (RTOS).

ABB introduces MicroFlex e150 Ethernet servo drives

  • ABB

The drives are compatible with EtherCAT, EtherNet/IP, Modbus TCP and TCP/IP protocols and offer a universal-encoder interfacing capability, local motion control programming, and integrated safety.