EtherCAT Training: Master Sample Code

The online training is aimed at developers of EtherCAT masters. In addition to theoretical content it also includes practical exercises. Basic EtherCAT knowledge is assumed. The workshop is led by developers and held in manageable groups so that individual interests can be addressed.


Content of the workshop (subject to modifications):

  • Brief introduction to the network communication with Windows, e.g. NDIS, Miniport etc.
  • Brief introduction to the TwinCAT System Manager
  • Specification of the EtherCAT Network Information (ENI) file
  • Installation and compilation of the Master Sample Code (MSC)
  • Configuration of Master Sample Code
  • Network Monitor
  • Sending EtherCAT Init Commands
  • Sending cyclical data (process data)
  • Functionality of mailbox protocols
    • CAN application protocol over EtherCAT (CoE)
    • Ethernet over EtherCAT protocol (EoE)

Training location: Online; Duration: 1 day (2 x 0.5 days)
For workshop dates please see here.
Ordering code: TR8200-0010

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


EtherCAT Training: Master Sample Code


BECKHOFF Automation

Beckhoff Automation GmbH & Co. KG