IO configuration in TwinCAT

Offline IO configuration

 

The manual configuration of an EtherCAT Box/EtherCAT P Box in TwinCAT is described in this part of the documentation.

 
 
1.
Open the section "I/O" in the "Solution Explorer".
2.
Right click on „Devices“ and click on „Add new Item“.
 Add new Item skaliert
A dialog window opens.
3.
Select the entry "EtherCAT Master" in the dialog window and click on "OK".
 Diaglogfenster: EtherCAT-Gerät auswählen
An entry "Device 1 (EtherCAT)" appears.
4.
Right click on "Device 1 (EtherCAT)" and click on „Add new Item“.
 EtherCAT Device - Add New Item
A dialog window opens.
5.
Choose the desired box in the dialog window, e.g. EPP1322-0001. Click on "OK".
 Dialogfenster: Insert EtherCAT Device
Result: The desired box was appended.