Dates and Venues

  • Tue, Jul 12, 2022 | Nuremberg, Germany
  • Tue, Nov 29, 2022 | Nuremberg, Germany

Contents of the workshop (subject to modifications)

Title: EtherCAT Communication

  • EtherCAT Basics
  • Slave Structure
  • Physical Layer
  • Device Model
  • 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
  • EtherCAT Slave Information (ESI) file
  • Tools (Configuration Tool, Monitor, ...)
  • EtherCAT Master
  • Standard & References

The EtherCAT technology basics for developers seminar is aimed at developers as recommendable preparation before attending the EtherCAT Training: EtherCAT Evaluation Kit and Slave Stack Code or Online | EtherCAT Training: EtherCAT Evaluation Kit und Slave Stack Code or EtherCAT Training: Master Sample Code or Online | EtherCAT Training: EtherCAT Configurator und Master provided by Beckhoff Automation.

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


This workshop is offered by Beckhoff Automation GmbH & Co. KG.



For further information and registration please contact
Sandra Mimmler at Beckhoff directly.


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Seminar Language

Please note that the workshop is being held in English language, if non-german speaking people are registered.




Beckhoff Automation
GmbH & Co. KG
Ostendstraße 196
90482 ニュルンベルク
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