The Siko AG26 actuator includes Ethernet/IP, Profinet and EtherCAT and POWERLINK industrial Fieldbus interfaces; a brushless EC motor; power and control electronics; a position controller; and M12 connection technology. Monitoring functions are integrated into the drive for temperature, power and lag errors. The actuator can be used in any location where positioning problems must be solved peripherally in a machine or system with little space and low weight.