ICP DAS USA’s ECAT-2610 Communicator is a protocol converter gateway that connects non-networked industrial devices and equipment to EtherCAT. The ECAT-2610 gateway performs an intelligent protocol conversion and presents the serial data to the Master PLC/Controller as easily processed I/O data.
Easily integrate your serial RS-232/422/485 based industrial devices and equipment to an EtherCAT control system without the need for any changes to the device. Just connect, configure and it's finished.
Powerful MCU handles efficient network traffic
2 x RJ-45 bus interface
Integrate RS-232/422/485 serial device to EtherCAT
Allows system integrators to retro-fit older automation devices into modern EtherCAT communication structures
Requires no hardware or software changes to be made to the connected device
Compatible with all PLCs with EtherCAT support
Performs complete serial protocol conversion, no PLC function blocks required
Supports maximum 128 Input and Output Bytes Data
Supports maximum Baud Rate 115200 bps
RJ-45 x 1 Distance between Stations: Max. 100 m (100BASE-TX) Data Transfer Medium: Ethernet/EtherCAT Cable (Min. CAT 5e)
The RS-232, RS-422 and RS-485 cannot be used simultaneously