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Visit us at HANNOVER MESSE 2022: ETG Joint Booth

May 2022 | ETG is thrilled to be back at HANNOVER MESSE this year! We present EtherCAT technology together with 48 co-exhibitors in hall 9, stand D18. Our ETG Joint Booth impresses with 500+ products and solutions with EtherCAT. More...

Visit us: ETG booth @ SPS Italia 2022

May 2022 | SPS Italia is the leading trade show for the industrial automation and digitalization in Italy, for three days from 24 to 26 May 2022, it involves all players of the supply chain: OEMs, end-users, distributors, system integrators, specialist press and universities. More...

Whitepaper: How Space Robotics Benefits from the World Standard for Motion Communications

Apr 2022 | For the 37th Space Symposium the ETG has published a whitepaper describing, how EtherCAT meets the specific requirements of space robotics as well as how the space industry benefits from agreeing on this technology for robotics. More...

Martin Rostan on “5 Minuten Automatisierung”

Mar 2022 | Martin Rostan, Executive Director of the EtherCAT Technology Group, is the latest guest on the SPS Magazine podcast "5 Minuten Automatisierung". More...

ETG @ TI JAPAN Industrial Tech Day

Feb 2022 | ETG Office Japan is participating in the opening session of the TI JAPAN Industrial Tech Day. More...

EtherCAT Seminar in Iceland 2022

Feb 2022 | Be part of the inaugural EtherCAT Seminar Iceland! We cordially invite you to participate in this on-site event, taking place on March 16, 2022 at the Rejkjavík University (RU). More...

ETG at IIFES 2022

Jan 2022 | ETG will be present at IIFES2022 in Tokyo, Japan. At the ETG booth you will find a wide range of EtherCAT compatible products available and supported in Japan. More...

EtherCAT Semiconductor Working Group celebrates 10 years of success in chip manufacturing

Dec 2021 | Recently, the 20th meeting of the Semiconductor Technical Working Group of the EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG), the so-called TWG Semi, took place. More...

EtherCAT seminars: Crisis is time for innovation!

Dec 2021 | We cordially invite all interested parties to our one-hour online EtherCAT seminars on 7th and 8th December 2021. More...

SPS trade fair 2021 without ETG joint booth due to current pandemic situation

Nov 2021 | The EtherCAT Technology Group will not participate in the SPS show 2021 in Nuremberg due to current pandemic situation: the protection of the booth crew and our visitors comes first. More...

Latest Product Entries

F2838x EVM by TI

May 2022 | TMDSCNCD28388D from Texas Instruments is a low-cost evaluation and development board for C2000™ MCU series of F2838xS and F2838xD devices.

TIDM-02006 by TI

May 2022 | This reference design presents an example distributed or decentralized multi-axis servo drive over Fast Serial Interface (FSI) using C2000™ real-time controllers.

TMS320F2838x 32-bit real-time controller series

May 2022 | The TMS320F2838x series is a member of the Texas Instruments C2000™ real-time microcontroller family of scalable, ultra-low latency devices designed for efficiency in power electronics, including servo drives, robotics, CNC, inverters, VFDs, stepper drives, and solar inverters.

EPOS4 Disk 60/8 EtherCAT by maxon

May 2022 | Round and powerful. maxon is providing an outstanding positioning controller with a wide range of operating modes including EtherCAT.

UAM-05LEC-T301 by Hokuyo Automatic

May 2022 | Good news for customers using EtherCAT as their main Fieldbus. Hokuyo has released the last missing piece to the EtherCAT echo-system. UAM-05LEC-T301 is a Safety LiDAR scanner with FSoE support. It has a long safety detection range in a very compact form factor. Just plug it!


May 2022 | IND360 is a Compact Automation Indicator from METTLER TOLEDO that connects both traditional and smart weighing devices to the world’s most widely-used PLCs and DCSs to improve machine throughput while maintaining highest quality.

AWC 500 by DEIF

May 2022 | The AWC 500 is the 5th generation control system for use as a robust and reliable embedded controller or PLC for energy generation units or distributed power plants operating in demanding climate conditions, such as wind turbines.

AMC 600 by DEIF

May 2022 | The AMC 600 from DEIF A/S is the 6th generation control system for land and wind power control applications, with even higher electrical protection levels for mobile or stationary installations.

AMC 300 by DEIF A/S

May 2022 | The robust and flexible AMC 300 controller allows you to build resilient solutions for marine and offshore applications.

TSP700 from Triamec Motion

May 2022 | The TSP700 is a single axis ultra-precision servo drive for 3-phase 208-480VAC input and up to 800VDC three-level PWM output, available with 10, 15 or 30Arms and 20, 30 or 60 Apeak.

TSD130 from Triamec Motion

May 2022 | Ultra-precise, ultra-transparent, ultra-programmable 100kHz servo drives from 1-36kW for direct drives in the semiconductor and machine tool industry, Swiss made. <0.1nm standstill jitter.

TSD80 from Triamec Motion

May 2022 | Ultra-precise, ultra-transparent, ultra-programmable 100kHz servo drives from 1-36kW for direct drives in the semiconductor and machine tool industry, Swiss made. <0.1nm standstill jitter.


May 2022 | The new profichip® TRITON from Yaskawa combines industrial Ethernet communication capable of gigabit speeds, a fast and reliable backplane bus system and a powerful multi-core processor. This innovative product is available on the market now.

Interface Unit for Linear Gage 21HZA264 by Mitutoyo

Apr 2022 | Contact type displacement sensor Interface unit for linear gage. The interface unit is used in connection with the EJ counter.

Cat5e SMT Modular Jacks by Amphenol Canada

Mar 2022 | Amphenol introduces the RJE3A Series Cat5e receptacles to support EtherCAT connectivity between Industrial control systems and peripheral devices like Operator interfaces, servo drives, robots, gateways, sensors, etc


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