Myostat now offers an on-board EtherCAT interface as part of the CM1 Cool Muscle line. This motor is fully EtherCAT complaint, and includes rotary ID selectors as an option systems requiring manual addressing. Also unique to on-board interface is a 4 pin 24Vdc input, allowing separate power for the drive and controls. Functional safety can now be handled by dropping power to the drive without losing position or communications on the EtherCAT network. The CM1-E retains all the capabilities of the standard CM1, including the advanced H Infinity controller, programmable functions, and smooth, quiet motion. Technical documentation can be on Myostat’s support.