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What is EtherCAT?

What is EtherCAT?

What is EtherCAT? In this video and article, you will learn what EtherCAT is and how it works in an easy to understand format. 3 EtherCAT is Ethernet for Control Automation Technology. It is a technology based on Ethernet and was developed specifically with...
What is an Encoder?

What is an Encoder?

What is an Encoder? In this video and article, you will learn about Encoders. An Encoder is a device that is used in many industries to provide feedback. 3 An encoder is a device that is used in many industries to provide feedback. In the most basic terms, an...
What is Ethernet/IP?

What is Ethernet/IP?

What is Ethernet/IP? In this video and article, you are going to learn about what Ethernet/IP is and how it's used in industrial automation systems. 3 First, let’s separate the terms between Ethernet and IP. When most people think of Ethernet, we think in terms...
What is OSI Model?

What is OSI Model?

What is OSI Model? In this video and article, you are going to learn about OSI Model or Open Systems Interconnection Model. 3 OSI stands for Open Systems Interconnection and is a conceptual framework for how applications communicate over a network. There are...
What is Fieldbus?

What is Fieldbus?

What is Fieldbus? In this video and article, you will learn about Fieldbus. 3 Fieldbus isn’t really one thing but more of a collection of things. Fieldbus is a group of protocols that are used in the industrial arena. The Fieldbus protocols have been standardized...