EtherCAT SDK is a complete toolset for developing and maintaining EtherCAT slaves. It includes the EtherCAT Slave Editor for C source code generation and EtherCAT Explorer for EtherCAT network exploration, logging and diagnostics. Together with SOES EtherCAT Slave Stack the developer have an all in one tool for developing EtherCAT slaves in an efficient way easy to support and maintain throughout the lifecycle.

Documentation & downloads

See EtherCAT SDK introduction page for instructions on how to download and acquire a license.

See User and Reference Manual for EtherCAT SDK documentation, in HTML format or in PDF format.

Sample projects

Sample projects (click on links to download):

Pricing and licensing

A full featured 30-days evaluation license is offered.


EtherCAT Slave Generator Tool
EtherCAT Explorer
EtherCAT SDK (Slave Generator Tool + Explorer)

Per Developer Seat

EtherCAT Slave Generator Tool : € 3000
EtherCAT Explorer : € 3000
EtherCAT SDK (Slave Generator Tool + Explorer) : € 5000
Customizations/Adaptations: On request

Per Site

EtherCAT Slave Generator Tool : ask for quote
EtherCAT Explorer : ask for quote
EtherCAT SDK (Slave Generator Tool + Explorer) : ask for quote
Customizations/Adaptations: On request

Please contact to receive a quote.