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ETG News

EtherCAT Technology Group honors member no. 500 in Japan

Jul 2017 | In the frame of this year’s ETG Member Meeting the EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG) honored member company no. 500 in Japan, recently. More...

First-time EtherCAT Roadshow Russia

Jul 2017 | It is our great pleasure to invite everybody interested in learning about Industrial Ethernet, Industrie 4.0 & IoT and especially EtherCAT to participate at the inaugural EtherCAT seminars in Russia 2017, taking place in Moscow (Sep 13) and in Saint Petersburg (Sep 14). More...

ETG congratulates Emirates Team New Zealand for winning the America’s Cup 2017

Jun 2017 | The EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG) congratulates its member Emirates Team New Zealand winning the America’s Cup – the oldest and most prestigious trophy in international sport. More...

SPS Italia 2017: Visit us!

May 2017 | Our Italian EtherCAT expert will be available at the SPS Italia 2017 from May 23-25 to discuss depth technical aspects of the EtherCAT technology and provide the latest news from the EtherCAT world. You can find us in hall 5-002 at the Quartiere Fieristico in Parma. More...

EtherCAT Roadshow China 2017

May 2017 | Our EtherCAT Roadshow continues with free-of-charge Industrial Ethernet / EtherCAT seminars on June 6 (Shenzhen) and June 9 (Chengdu). More...

EtherCAT: Staying ahead with Industrie 4.0 and IoT developments

Apr 2017 | There is nothing new about the suitability of EtherCAT when enabling the concepts of Industrie 4.0. The technology has, by design, all the tools necessary to support the digital transformation. As the world’s largest fieldbus user organisation, the ETG strives to be actively involved in the developments surrounding Industrie 4.0 and IoT. More...

ETG @ Industrial Automation Beijing

Apr 2017 | From May 10- 12, ETG is attending the Industrial Automation Beijing tradeshow (IA Beijing) in China. We sincerely invite everybody to visit the ETG joint booth in hall 1-20. More...

EtherCAT Roadshow Malaysia 2017

Apr 2017 | ETG is presenting a full-day and free-of-charge EtherCAT seminar series in Malaysia again, taking place on May 16th (Penang) and May 17th (Kuala Lumpur). More...

EtherCAT Roadshow Slovenia & Croatia 2017

Apr 2017 | We are pleased to announce our first EtherCAT Roadshow in Slovenia (May 9th) and Croatia (May 10th) to learn about Industrial Ethernet, Industrie 4.0, IoT and especially EtherCAT. More...

EtherCAT Roadshow Norway 2017

Apr 2017 | These full-day and free-of-charge events in Norway on May 9th (Trondheim) and May 10th (Tønsberg) offer a great chance to learn about EtherCAT and EtherCAT P, Industrie 4.0, the challenges of Industrial Ethernet. More...

Latest Product Entries

Power D

Jul 2017 | Power D from TexComputer is the most powerful member of Power Family PACs. It can manages up to 28 interpolated axes through a real-time multitasking proprietary OS that cannot be infected with computer viruses.

EtherCAT P piggyback controller board

Jul 2017 | With the FB1311 piggyback controller board from BECKHOFF, the EL9820 evaluation kit can now be used as a fully fledged EtherCAT P slave (powered device).

PowerDRIVE GEL 6110

Jul 2017 | Positioning drive variable in design, connection technology and interface from Lenord, Bauer & Co. GmbH.

PowerDRIVE-Box GEL 6505

Jul 2017 | PowerDRIVE-Box from Lenord, Bauer & Co. GmbH minimises the wiring effort.

Tower Oscillation Monitor GEL 3010

Jul 2017 | Electronic oscillation monitor with safety relay from Lenord, Bauer & Co. GmbH.

EC-1 Communication Board

Jul 2017 | The EC-1 Communication Board is an evaluation platform from Renesas for evaluating EtherCAT and various peripherals and software development.

STF EtherCAT Stepper Drives

Jul 2017 | The STF EtherCAT stepper drives from Shanghai Shanghai AMP&MOONS' Automation are a family of compact stepper drives with many sophisticated features. Supporting CiA 402 drive profile, the STF EtherCAT drives can operate with various step motors.

Ethernet IO Modules

Jul 2017 | Ethernet IO Modules from Pepperl+Fuchs with multi-protocol capability and M12 power connector.

AMAX-4800 Series

Jul 2017 | The AMAX-4800 series from Advantech comprises industrial EtherCAT slave modules equipped with the EtherCAT protocol. The compact size and integrated DIN rail mount kit ensure easy installation in cabinets.

Mass Flow Controller (MFC) / Meter (MFM) Type 8741

Jun 2017 | Bürkert offers mass flow controller / meter for gases with integrated EtherCAT switch for various applications.

EtherCAT P M8 flanges

Jun 2017 | Flange variants from BECKHOFF Automation for implementation in EtherCAT P devices.

EtherCAT P M8 sample box

Jun 2017 | Beckhoff offers an EtherCAT P M8 sample box.


Jun 2017 | COMBIVERT F6 from KEB is certified by an official EtherCAT Test Center, now.


Jun 2017 | COMBIVERT S6 from KEB is certified by an official EtherCAT Test Center, now.

AC Servo MINAS-A6B Series

Jun 2017 | Most obedient condensed EtherCAT slave MINAS A6B from Panasonic.


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