Products for EtherCAT

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.

HMS adds M12 connectors to Anybus CompactCom modules

  • HMS Industrial Networks Inc

Network modules available with M12 connectors include PROFIBUS, PROFINET, DeviceNet, EtherNet/IP, Modbus TCP and EtherCAT.

Vecow announces ECS-5600-8R fanless embedded controller

ECS-5600-8R has 16GB ram, 8 gigabit Ethernet, I/O, EtherCAT, and operates in a temperature range of -25 to +70 degrees Celsius.

Beckhoff Introduces EtherCAT I/O Devices with Fast Hot Connect

  • Beckhoff Automation

EK1101-0080 EtherCAT Coupler and the EK1122-0080 junction module with Fast Hot Connect provide connection time of 1 second.

Metronix adds safety to DIS-2 drive

The Safe Torque Off functionality (PLe category 3 according to ISO 13849-1) provides machine safety.

Mitsubishi releases MR-J3-xA-RJ158 Servo with EtherCAT

MR-J3-xA-RJ158 AC servo drive connects to servo amplifiers via EtherCAT communications.