EtherCAT Power Injector
EtherCAT data acquisition devices can be easily distributed using a single cable for power, data, and synchronization. Each cable can be up to 100 meters between DAQ nodes.
Since every DAQ device in the EtherCAT measurement chain consumes power and some power is lost due to the resistance of the cables we need to inject additional power supply if the measurement chain consists of many data acquisition devices.
ECAT power injector product is used to inject additional power into the EtherCAT measurement chain. It is simply connected into the EtherCAT chain as any other EtherCAT DAQ module. ECAT power injector will inject and supply fresh power for all the DAQ nodes connecter after it.
EtherCAT Power Junction
EtherCAT Sync Junction
EtherCAT GPS Junction
ECAT GPS junction device is used similarly as ECAT sync junction for synchronization between USB and EtherCAT based data acquisition devices using GPS as a synchronisation time source.
ECAT GPS junction has a built-in 10 Hz GPS receiver and connector for connecting GPS or IRIG-B-DC time code signal. The devices are synchronized using this time code.
The built-in GPS receiver can also be used for recording positioning, just like with any other navigational device.