EtherCAT Master

Kithara Software GmbH has developed an EtherCAT Master stack especially for the Windows operating systems as part of the real-time extension Kithara »RealTime Suite«.

Some basic properties of the Kithara EtherCAT Master:

  • Developed in C++ as a powerful object oriented class library
  • Almost all network controller of Intel and RealTek are supported
  • Modular structure of EtherCAT Master (DC, CoE, EoE, FoE, SoE, FSoE, Hot Connect and EAP as well as cable-redundancy)
  • Support of EtherCAT PC Slave Cards
  • Matching hard real-time capabilities under Windows due to fast real-time extension Kithara »RealTime Suite« and direct access to network adapters with optimized real-time drivers
  • Simple-to-use API for C/C++ and Delphi with many examples
  • Support of following operating systems: Windows 10, Windows 8/8.1, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Embedded, 32/64 Bit


EtherCAT Master


Kithara Software

Kithara Software GmbH