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Sercos publishes brochures

April 23, 2014 - Sercos International, supplier of the Sercos automation bus, offers a revised Sercos III brochure and a new competency brochure, "The fast route to Sercos.“

The latter helps interested parties and users to get started. The brochure explains the various steps from the planning phase up to implementation. A vendor overview shows the various services offered by Sercos cooperation partners. Their portfolios encompass chips, ASICS, FPGA‘s, evaluation kits, software, gateways, certification support and much more.

The Sercos brochure is primarily targeted at interested parties and users of the Sercos technology. It explains basic concepts, the benefits of using Ethernet and the way Sercos functions by discussing transmission principles, protocol structures and topologies. Cross communication, synchronization, ring redundancy and hot plugging features are explained, as well as function-specific profiles, safety and the benefits of using a common Sercos III and Ethernet/IP infrastructure.

About Sercos International
Sercos International is an association of users and manufacturers that is in charge of technical development, standardization, certification and marketing for the Sercos automation bus. Conformance tests guarantee that Sercos implementations are standard-compliant ensuring that devices from different manufacturers can be combined. Based in Germany, the organization presently has more than 90 member companies located around the world and has national liaison offices in North America and Asia.

About Sercos
The SErial Realtime COmmunication System, or Sercos, is one of the world’s leading digital interfaces for communication between controls, drives and decentralized peripheral devices. Sercos has been used in machine engineering for approximately 25 years and is implemented in over 4 million real-time nodes. With its open, manufacturer-independent Ethernet-based architecture, Sercos III is a universal bus for all automation solutions.

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