SM-EtherCAT

Control Techniques’ EtherCAT slave/follower option module, for high performance servo applications. Features include:

  • Up to 64535 nodes on a segment
  • Data rate of 100Mbps (100BASE-TX)
  • Update 40 axes in 200μs (assuming 2 words command data and 3 words feedback data per axis, a control word and basic cyclic synchronization data)
  • Jitter of less than 1μs (less than 500ns with Unidrive SP 3, 6 and 12KHz switching
    frequencies)
  • Non-cyclic data using the CoE mailbox
  • CANopen DS-402 profile supported (drives and motion control)
Specifications Downloads

The compatibility table below highlights which Control Techniques drives support this option module.

Unidrive SP

 commander sk

 affinity

 digitax st

 mentor mp