SOMANET Com EtherCAT

SOMANET Com EtherCAT it is the smallest full-fledged EtherCAT controller board available. Different than other compact EtherCAT solutions, having Ethernet transceivers and magnetics on-board, Com EtherCAT immediately provides safe signaling over common 100BASE-TX distances using SFTP cables. SOMANET Com EtherCAT provides all the necessary hardware to integrate EtherCAT slave nodes on a network. Due to the master/slave communication model of EtherCAT, a master application is required, which usually runs on a PC.

Important

There are currently three versions of this module available. Please check your module to find out which version you have.

On revision A.4 you will find the version number on the bottom side of the module as indicated in the red circle below.

On revision B.1 and B.2 you will find the version number on the top side of the module as indicated in the blue circle below.