High performance and time critical systems such as traditional or collaborative robotics rely on fast communication with high user data rate.
SOMANET Com EtherCAT is a compact full-fledged EtherCAT controller with Ethernet transceivers and magnetics on-board. It features all necessary hardware to quickly integrate EtherCAT slave nodes on a network.
Use a motion control suite as master such as the IgH EtherCAT Master for Linux or TwinCAT for Windows.
Applications for the SOMANET Com EtherCAT include for example:
|Number of EtherCAT ports||2|
|Distributed clocks||Yes (64bits)|
|Configuration memory||16 kbyte|
|Interface to Core board||16 bit|
|Typical power consumption||500 mW|
|Distributed SRAM size||4x 64 kByte|
|Ethernet connectors||Molex PicoBlade 5-pin|
|Ethernet magnetics on-board||Yes|
|Supply voltage||3.3 V DC*|
|* Provided by Core via Com connector.|
|Dimensions||40 × 30 × 9 mm|