September 1, 2005
Beckhoff's CX1020 embedded PC offers a powerful CPU and a direct connection for EtherCAT I/O terminals. In conjunction with TwinCAT software from Beckhoff, the unit offers the same functionality as large industrial PCs. Up to four virtual IEC 61131 CPUs can be programmed with up to four tasks each and with a minimum cycle time of 50 microseconds. All TwinCAT functionalities are available for motion control applications.
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