Tag Archives: EtherCAT

DeviceNet Changed Everything

Everyone has one of those seminal moments from their childhood that they’ll remember forever. Mine [...]

The Hateful Eight: Pros and Cons of EtherNet/IP

I can’t tell you how many times over the years I’ve had someone ask me [...]

Industrial Ethernet Review from Spain

I’m writing to you today from Madrid Spain where I have a wonderful place just [...]

Questions & Answers

There are the top ten questions I have answered lately. Let’s review them: 1. What [...]


Spending a few days over here in Merry Olde England! Besides drinking Strongbow and eating [...]

Customers continue to be attracted to EtherCAT. They find it Different, Novel and Surprising.

Different: EtherCAT is probably the first Ethernet network to achieve prominence that was designed from [...]

Goodbye Switches???

I remember about four years ago getting some severe criticism for an email I sent [...]

CAOTM And Blue Hair

Drew B, the creator of Instant Automation Man, and I attended the Upper Michigan AOTM [...]