1. Introduction

1.1. Overview

EC-Inspector is a diagnosis tool for EtherCAT networks that are controlled by any EtherCAT master (EC-Master, TwinCAT, CoDeSys 3.5.17. and higher, …) with help of the EC-Monitor.

The user needs an ENI file to start the EC-Monitor. The EC-Monitor will collect the data from the EtherCAT network.

The EtherCAT network does not have to be changed. Only a TAP or switch is needed to collect the data.

1.2. Requirements

  • Microsoft Windows 10 and above

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Client Profile

  • Screen resolution at least 1024x768 pixel

  • Memory as recommended for operating system

  • Disk space approximately 40 MB