EtherCAT Starter Kit

with IO Module ECX-DIO8, EtherCAT Workbench and EtherCAT Master Stack

EtherCAT® ready to use Package

  • Full Version of EtherCAT Workbench, the esd EtherCAT configuration, diagnostic and monitoring tool for Windows

  • Demo Version of esd EtherCAT Master Stack

  • Digital I/O module ECX-DIO8 as EtherCAT Slave

  • Documentation, ESI files and examples on CD

Easy Start-up of using EtherCAT

  • Quick and easy to set up and to put into operation

  • Optimal combination of hardware and software components

  • All necessary components are contained in delivery

Cheap entry into EtherCAT Technology for Beginners

  • The complete package is designed for gaining knowledge and experience with EtherCAT in an application for digital I/O's.

  • After all components are connected and the software is installed on the PC, you can start with the EtherCAT Workbench for first steps in EtherCAT Fieldbus Technology.

  • Really simple!

esd is a member of the EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG).
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Video esd EtherCAT Workbench Quickstart Tutorial


EtherCAT Workbench

  • Full Version of the esd EtherCAT configuration, diagnostic and monitoring tool for Windows
  • Built-in EtherCAT Master for online- and offline mode
  • Video tutorial shows first steps

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 Master demo version runs after each start for 30 minutes
  • Master example for ECX-DIO8 for easy start
  • Upgrade to full version possible
  • Additional operating systems and hardware platforms as full version available


  • The ECX-DIO8 module is equipped with 8 digital I/Os, each configurable as input or output.
EtherCAT Starterkit by esd