EtherCAT G
EK1400 EtherCAT G Coupler

EK1400 | EtherCAT G Coupler

The EK1400 EtherCAT G Coupler connects EtherCAT G with the EtherCAT Terminals (ELxxxx). One station consists of an EK1400 Coupler, any number of EtherCAT Terminals and an EL9011 bus end cap or an EK1110 EtherCAT extension. The coupler provides the same functionality as a branch controller.

Technical data EK1400
Task within EtherCAT system coupling of EtherCAT Terminals to EtherCAT G networks
Data transfer medium Ethernet/EtherCAT cable (min. Cat. 5), shielded
Distance between stations max. 100 m (1000BASE-T)
Number of EtherCAT Terminals up to 65,534
Type/number of peripheral signals max. 4.2 GB addressable I/O points
Protocol EtherCAT
Delay approx. 1 µs
Data transfer rates 1 Gbit/s
Configuration TwinCAT
Bus interface 2 x RJ45
Power supply 24 V DC (-15 %/+20 %)
Power contacts max. 24 V DC/max. 10 A
Electrical isolation 500 V (power contact/supply voltage/Ethernet)
Operating/storage temperature 0…+55 °C/-25…+85 °C
Relative humidity 95 %, no condensation
Vibration/shock resistance conforms to EN 60068-2-6/EN 60068-2-27
EMC immunity/emission conforms to EN 61000-6-2/EN 61000-6-4
Protect. class/installation pos. IP 20/variable
Approvals/markings CE
Ordering information
EK1400 EtherCAT G Coupler for EtherCAT Terminals
Cordsets cordsets and connectors
EtherCAT For further EtherCAT products please see the system overview.
Product announcement
estimated market release 3rd quarter 2020