ABB announces MicroFlex e150 Ethernet servo drive family

  • ABB

The drives are compatible with Ethernet protocols, and have a universal encoder interfacing capability, local motion control programming, and integrated functional safety.

Kollmorgen adds CANopen and EtherCAT to AKD Servo Drive

With a simple parameter change and a power cycle, machine builders can quickly change the AKD’s communication protocol between EtherCAT and CANopen.

Advanced Motion Controls announces DZE & DZS servo drives

  • Servo2Go.com Ltd.

Demultiplexed Motion technology allows connecting up to 3 DZS drives (sub-nodes) to a single DZE (node) on an EtherCAT network for up to 4 axes of servo motion.

Phihong introduces POE61S-4AF waterproof PoE extender

POE61S-4AF extender has an IP67 rating for outdoor applications such as security cameras, sensors and emergency lighting.

Beckhoff introduces EL7201 EtherCAT Servo Drive I/O Terminal

  • Beckhoff Automation

EL7201 terminal integrates a complete servo drive for motors up to 200 W into a standard 12 mm I/O terminal housing.

eWON adds Plug’n Route to routers

  • eWON

Feature allows all IP traffic to be conveyed and forwarded to its destination on a Machine LAN network, providing transparent access to remote Ethernet devices.

Aaxeon Releases LNP-602AGH Unmanaged PoE Switch

  • Antaira Technologies, LLC - formerly Aaxeon Technologies

The LNP-602AGH features 4 x 10/100/1000BaseT PoE injector ports and 2 x 1000 Mini-GBIC ports.

HMS expands Anybus Communicator CAN

  • HMS Industrial Networks Inc

Anybus Communicator CAN now enables communication between any industrial device with a CAN interface and 11 major fieldbus and industrial Ethernet networks.

SEL announces SEL-2240 Axion modular RTU and PLC

  • Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.

Axion is a high-density, highly configurable modular RTU and programmable logic controller (PLC) system with EtherCAT.

Belden introduces a digital I/O module for MICE

  • Belden

This module enables Ethernet signals to be sent and status messages to be analyzed with four digital inputs and outputs.