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ETG with new multimedia content

Mar 2020 | The ETG is now offering further multimedia content to all interested parties and will be filling its website and YouTube channel with a total of eight new technology videos over the next few weeks, which briefly explain the various advantageous features of EtherCAT technology. More...

ETG @ embedded world 2020

Feb 2020 | Visit us in Hall 4-266 at embedded world 2020 in Nuremberg, Germany! We are presenting the latest technology updates of EtherCAT, including EtherCAT G (enhanced EtherCAT functionality at gigabit levels). More...

ETG provides new educational tool for developers

Feb 2020 | The ETG offers manufacturers, developers and users comprehensive support services for EtherCAT technology. The EtherCAT Device Protocol (EDP) Poster is an additional tool that specifically helps developers of EtherCAT devices successfully navigate the EtherCAT world. More...

EtherCAT Seminar Taiwan 2020

Jan 2020 | To provide a better understanding of hot topics in the global automation industry, ETG will present an informative EtherCAT event in Hsinchu, Taiwan (R.O.C.), on February 18, 2020. More...

EtherCAT Seminar Series New Zealand 2020

Jan 2020 | ETG will present an informative series of EtherCAT events in New Zealand as well. These half-day morning seminars are free of charge and will take place at exceptional locations in Christchurch (The Addington Raceway Events Centre) on Feb 19 and Auckland (Hospitality Lounge of Emirates Team New Zealand) on Feb 20! More...

EtherCAT Seminar Series Australia 2020

Jan 2020 | ETG will present an informative series of EtherCAT events in Australia again. These half-day morning seminars are free of charge and will take place at excellent locations in Perth (FLUX) on Feb 11, Melbourne (Creative Cubes) on Feb 13 and Sydney (Rydges Parramatta) on Feb 14! More...

EtherCAT G wins CMCD 2019 New Age Bus Technology Innovation Award

Dec 2019 | EtherCAT G, which has been widely recognized by the industry for its innovation in motion control, won the CMCD 2019 New Age Bus Technology Innovation Award! More...

ETG experiences continued growth through outstanding technology and comprehensive support

Nov 2019 | Just in time for this year's SPS exhibition in Nuremberg, Germany, the EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG) has once again taken stock of its membership growth, which is again convincing in 2019. More...

Visit us at SPS 2019: ETG Joint Booth

Nov 2019 | From Nov 26th to Nov 28th, 2019, we will exhibit again at this years SPS fair in Nuremberg, Germany. Together with 55 co-exhibitors, we’ll show more than 550 products and solutions with EtherCAT at our ETG Joint Booth in Hall 5, Booth 310. More...

EtherCAT Seminar Korea 2019

Nov 2019 | We cordially invite all interested parties to attend our full-day EtherCAT seminar in Seoul on Tuesday, December 10th, 2019. More...

Latest Product Entries

BPS 338i - Barcode Positioning System by Leuze electronic

Feb 2020 | The BPS 300i is the second generation of bar code positioning and sets standards both in performance characteristics and in handling.

DDLS 538 – Optical data transmission by Leuze electronic

Feb 2020 | Data transmission photoelectric sensor with 100 MBit/s real-time transmission.


Feb 2020 | The Ezi-ServoII EtherCAT ALL is an integrated stepping drive, which can be combined with major EtherCAT master controllers.


Feb 2020 | Ezi-SERVOII EtherCAT 4x is a 4-axes Closed Loop Stepping System, which can be combined with major EtherCAT master controllers.


Feb 2020 | THe Ezi-IO EtherCAT is a digital I/O module supporting EtherCAT.

AD4 IG Series by CSM

Feb 2020 | Maximum measurement data rates from 10 kHz up to 1 MHz per channel for slow or very fast mobile measurements of analog voltages: With measurement range from ±10 mV to ±20 V.

EC‐Simulator by acontis

Feb 2020 | EtherCAT network simulation software for virtual commissioning with digital twin and for EtherCAT master controller release tests.

TC3 EtherCAT Simulation by Beckhoff

Feb 2020 | With the TC3 EtherCAT Simulation (TE1111) function and a network adapter the simulation computer can simulate a number of EtherCAT slaves.

AX58200 by ASIX

Jan 2020 | The AX58200 is a 2/3‐port EtherCAT Slave Controller SoC equipped with ARM® Cortex®‐M4F core with DSP extension runs up to 192 MHz and EtherCAT Slave Controller (ESC) with two integrated Fast Ethernet PHYs.

AX58200 ADIO Demo Kit

Jan 2020 | The AX58200 ADIO Demo Kit includes AX58200 Evaluation Board and AX58200 Analog/Digital I/O Expansion Board. ASIX also provides a free Board Support Package (BSP) for designers to evaluate the AX58200 ADIO Demo Kit functionalities quickly.

AX58200 Evaluation Board by ASIX

Jan 2020 | The EX58200 EtherCAT SoC Evaluation Board is an easy-design and flexible development board for designers to evaluate AX58200 EtherCAT functionalities on different industrial automation applications.


Dec 2019 | KV-XH16EC includes high-speed processor only for motion control, which enables to lead to the best specification in its class. Thanks to user-friendly software, even the complicated control can be realized more easily.

Linear-Transducer LMPI46 - ETC by TR-Electronic

Dec 2019 | Non-contact linear position sensor. Absolute detection, multi magnet capable.

FS-I/O OCP2101 by ACD

Dec 2019 | The OCP2101 allows to connect actors and sensors as FSoE slave into a Safety over EtherAT system to provide safety functions according to EN 61800-5-2.

Safety controller FS-PLC03 by ACD

Dec 2019 | The FS-PLC03A00S00 allows to connect actors and sensors as FSoE-Master in a Safety over EtherCAT system to provide safety funcations according to EN 61800-5-2.


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