Beckhoff EtherCAT
EtherCAT

EtherCAT XML Device Description
The zip file contains the XML Device Description Files for the Beckhoff EtherCAT products and the universal Validation Schema Files. The files should always be unpacked completely into the ESI-directory of the EtherCAT master. In TwinCAT 2.x this files are located in \TwinCAT\IO\EtherCAT, in TwinCAT 3 they are located in \TwinCAT3\Config\Io\EtherCAT. For other masters/configuration tools see description of the manufacturer.

 EtherCAT XML Device Description / ESI EtherCAT Slave Information
Product Language Size Date Zip file
XML Device Description german/
english
3800 kB 24.07.2013 Beckhoff_EtherCAT_XML.zip


EtherCAT Systemmanager Extension
For some Beckhoff EtherCAT products the Beckhoff System Manager provides product-specific enhancements. If this support isn't includedin your TwinCAT/System Manager then you can download here the required dll-file. Copy .dll- and .bat-File to ..\TwinCAT\Resource\ and start the .bat-File by doubleclick. The information "required up to" declares, from which TwinCAT version this support is already integrated.

 EtherCAT Systemmanager Extension
Produkt works from version required up to version Date Zip file
EL6224 IO-Link 2.10
b1325
2.10
b1330
22.04.2013 EL6224_TcSmIOLinkExtension.zip
EL6692 EtherCAT Bridge 2.10
b1325
2.10
b1330
17.10.2008 EL6692_TcSmExtension.zip
EL6201 ASi-Interface 2.11
b2234
  07.08.2013 EL6201_TcSmASiExtension.zip


EtherCAT fieldbus gateways
All the files are to be unpacked into the directory \TwinCAT\IO\<Feldbus>. They can be used after a TwinCAT reboot.

 EtherCAT fieldbus gateways
Product Language Size Date Zip file
EL6631-0010
EtherCAT PROFINET Device
-- 13 kB 15.03.2013 GSDML_EL6631.zip
EL6731-0010
EtherCAT PROFIBUS Slave
-- 6 kB 13.03.2008 GSD_EL6731.zip
EL6751-0010
EtherCAT-CANopen Slave
-- 80 kB 04.11.2008 EDS_EL6751.zip
EL6752-0010
EtherCAT DeviceNet Slave
-- 3 kB 11.04.2008 EDS_EL6752.zip


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