EC-1 Communication Board

The EC-1 communication board is an evaluation platform for evaluating EtherCAT and various peripherals and software development. The EC1 communication board has several peripheral I/ Fs and it is possible to connect existing systems to EtherCAT.


  • Easy to start development of EtherCAT slave
  • Easily upgrade to EtherCAT communication from existing Serial interfaces


  • LSI: EC-1 (ESC, Cortex-R4 with FPU)
  • Memory: Serial Flash ROM 32M x Dual
  • Peripheral I/F
    - USB x1ch
    - I2C x1ch
    - RSPI x1ch
    - CAN x1ch

Sample Software

  • EtherCAT processing
    - EtherCAT
    - CiA402
    - Semi ETG5003.1(CDP) .2(FoE)
  • Peripheral Drivers
    - USB
    - S-Flash writer
    - RSPI
    - CAN




EC-1 Communication Board



Renesas Electronics Corporation

Further Information

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