Introducing the EtherCAT Starter Kit

EtherCAT Starter Kit Basic, by SOF-TEK integrators Inc, allows a user to get started in the TwinCAT 3 XAE programming environment. The Starter Kit includes standard digital inputs, outputs and switches and LEDs, and basic TwinSAFE modules for Safety PLC programming.

This kit provides a platform to edit and test TwinCAT and TwinSAFE code. It comes as a complete Beckhoff EtherCAT master unit with I/O slices ready to be connected to and functional sample code with TwinCAT PLC and TwinSAFE programs. Housed in a portable case, you can take it wherever you go, plug it in and start. Expandable and easy to reconfigure for your application needs.  

The Starter Kit includes:

·      Beckhoff Industrial PC Single Core C6015

·      EL1004 Digital 4 Ch Input

·      EL2004 Digital 4 Ch Output

·      4 Switches and 4 LEDs

·      EK1100 Coupler

.     Meanwell EDR 120-24 Power Supply

. EL9410 Power Supply Terminal  


·       Beckhoff TwinSAFE Logic Controller, EL6900

·       Beckhoff TwinSAFE 4CH Output, EL2904

·       Beckhoff TwinSAFE 4CH Input, EL1904

·       E-Stop Pushbutton

System Requirements:

PC with Windows XP or higher

Ethernet Port to LAN or NIC on PC

TwinCAT 3.1 XAE on PC

Power requirements:

110-250 VAC 



Meredith Morrow