Why EtherCAT Beats PROFINET, SERCOS, POWERLINK and Ethernet/IP for PLCs
Which network delivers top flexibility, scalability and future-proof performance?
If you’re considering a PC-based PLC, you need a network that you can trust to support your business’s diverse needs, today and in the future. But with so many standards competing to be most viable and valuable, which protocol should you choose?
We break down your choices in Best Fieldbus For Your PLC: 5 Fieldbuses Compared For Industry 4.0
This white paper includes:
In-depth comparison of 5 standards: Ethernet/IP, Ethernet Powerlink, EtherCAT, PROFINET IRT, & SERCOS III
Evaluation of standards bodies, philosophies, architectural underpinnings, response time, jitter, data rate, and more
Fieldbus scorecard: which standard wins in price/performance and market acceptance?
One of the greatest benefits of a Soft PLC is the ability to choose a more flexible network. Download Best Fieldbus For Your PLC to make sure you make the right choice.