Furthermore, new motion profiles and advanced functions have been added, capable of dealing with complex situations. EtherCAT platform required two separate tools to create the necessary setting files and to monitor slave status on the active network. Now, the two tools are combined. EtherCAT Platform Engine has also improved, now capable of 250 µs communication cycle.
Soft Servo: EtherCAT soft motion controller
Soft Servo announces that the WMX2 is now intuitive, with object-oriented Class divisions and quickly recognizable names; API structure and API names have been revamped completely, and it is now much easier for developers to utilize company’s API to create and maintain their own custom motion controller.