Eurotherm is pleased to announce the release of native EtherCAT as a communication option on the EPack power controller 1PH and the associated V5.10 firmware, which includes support for the EPack power controller 1PH with EtherCAT option.
This new real time communication protocol will help us to enhance the Eurotherm offer, predominantly for OEM customers in Semiconductor market applications. The EPack power controller with EtherCAT enhances the high level of functionality and configurability for faster integration and optimum efficiency. Native communication helps machine builders to reduce equipment cost without the need for an external gateway and enhances speed and responsiveness of Ethernet communication.
The release of iTools V9.80 adds support for the following device firmware version: