Online EtherCAT Technology Basics for Developers

The Online EtherCAT technology basics for developers seminar is aimed at developers as recommendable preparation before attending the Online EtherCAT Slave Evaluation Kit workshop or Online EtherCAT Master Sample Code workshop provided by Beckhoff Automation.

In this seminar basic EtherCAT knowledge is conveyed. The online seminar is led in German or English by developers and held in manageable groups so that individual interests can be addressed.

Contents of the seminar (subject to modifications):

  • EtherCAT Basics
  • Slave Structure
  • Device Model
  • Physical Layer
  • Data Link Layer
    • Frame Structure
    • Addressing, Commands
    • Memory/Registers, SyncManager, FMMUs
    • Diagnosis
  • Distributed Clocks (DC)
  • Application Layer
    • EtherCAT State Machine (ESM)
    • Mailbox (Mailbox Protocols)
  • Slave Information Interface (EEPROM)
  • Device Profiles
    • Modular Devices
    • Drives
  • EtherCAT Slave Information (ESI) file
  • Tools (Configuration Tool, Monitor, ...)
  • EtherCAT Master
  • Standard & References

Training location: Online; Duration: 1 day (2 x 0.5 days)
For dates please see here.
Ordering code: TR8110-0010

For further information and registration please contact Sandra Mimmler at Beckhoff Automation (Germany) directly.


Online EtherCAT Technology Basics for Developers


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