EtherCAT Starter Kit

with IO module ECX-DIO8, EtherCAT workbench and EtherCAT master stack

Ready-to-use EtherCAT® starter set

  • Full version of the esd configuration, monitoring and diagnostic tool EtherCAT Workbench for Windows
  • Demo version of the esd EtherCAT master stack
  • ECX-DIO8 digital I/O module as EtherCAT slave
  • Documentation, ESI files and examples on CD

Starter kit with considerable price advantage over individual components

  • Optimal combination of hardware and software components.
  • All necessary EtherCAT components are included in the scope of delivery
  • Quick and easy commissioning

Easy entry into EtherCAT applications

  • The starter kit is compiled in a way that you can gain first insights and experiences with EtherCAT in a typical application with an industrial digital I/O module.
  • After the components are connected and the software is installed on your PC, you take your first steps in EtherCAT fieldbus technology with the EtherCAT Workbench.
  • Amazingly simple!
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EtherCAT Master Stack

  • Demo version of the esd EtherCAT master stack for different operating systems and hardware platforms
          - Windows® / x86
          - Linux® / x86 / ARM®
          - QNX® 6.x / x86
          - VXWorks® 6.9 / x86
          - RTX (32 bit); RTX64 (64 bit)
  • The operating time of the EtherCAT master demo program is limited to 30 minutes after each start.
  • Master examples for ECX-DIO8 included for easy commissioning.
  • Upgrade to full version possible.
  • Other operating systems and hardware platforms available as full version.


The ECX-DIO8 I/O module is equipped with 8 digital I/Os that can be configured individually as inputs or outputs.

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esd EtherCAT Workbench Quickstart

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Number: E.1400.02

with IO Module ECX-DIO8, full version of EtherCAT Workbench and EtherCAT Master Stack Demo EtherCAT ready to use package

  • Starter Kit
Supported OS:
  • Windows 7/8/10/11
  • EtherCAT
HS Code: 85176200
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