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High Performance Multi-Axis Controller with Built-In EtherCAT® to EtherCAT® Bridge




SPiiPlusES as a node

  • Can be managed by any EtherCAT Automation Controller
  • Standard DS402 protocol supporting up to 8 axes
  • With manufacturer's specific commands supporting up to 64 axes
  • Distributed clock
  • Up to 5kHz EtherCAT cycle rate.

SPiiPlusES as an EhertCAT mster

  • Identical to SPiiPlusEC, the most powerful EtherCAT Motion Controller
  • Up to 64 axes and many I/Os
  • Up to 5kHz EtherCAT cycle rate.
  •  for cable failure detection and recovery
  • Can be synchronized to the distributed clock of the external network

The SPiiPlusES combines the powerful SPiiPlusEC Motion Controller and a high speed EtherCAT to EtherCAT bridge.

It expands the capability of any EtherCAT Automation Controller to manage up to 64 axes and thousands of I/O.

Any application in the fields of Semiconductors, Laser micro-machining, Electronics manufacturing, digital printing and more, that uses an EtherCAT automation controller will benefit from the unique and advanced capabilities of ACS motion controller and drives to enhanced accuracy and throughput.



Number of Axes

As a Master: Up to 64 axes
As a slave: Up to 8 axes, Thousands of I/O’s.

Motion Types

  • Multi-axis point-to-point, jog, tracking and sequential multi-point motion
  • Multi-axis segmented motion with look-ahead
  • Arbitrary path with PVT cubic interpolation
  • Third order profiles (S-curve)
  • Smooth on-the-fly change of target position or velocity
  • Inverse/Forward kinematics and coordinate transformations (at application level)
  • Master-slave with position and velocity locking (electronic gear/cam)



  • ACSPL+ powerful motion language
    - Real-time program(s) execution
    - Up to 64 simultaneously running programs / threads
  • NC programs (G-code)
  • C/C++, .NET and many others standard languages


Supported EtherCAT Modules

All ACS EtherCAT network modules. Refer to for an updated list of modules.
Non ACS Modules
ACS qualifies drives and I/O modules made by other vendors
Refer to (Non ACS Supported Drives & EtherCAT Files) for an updated list of other vendor’s supported modules.
Other vendor’s drives supported mode is Cyclic Synchronous Position (CSP).
Additional modes are supported by some drives.
Contact ACS for details:

Host Communication Channels

Serial: two RS-232. Up to 115,200 bps
Ethernet: One, 100/1000 Mbs

EtherCAT ports

Communication with an External EtherCAT Master:
EtherCAT in & EtherCAT Out, RJ45 conenctors
As an EtherCAT Master:
(optional) - Automatic network failure detection and recovery using ring topology and redundancy



Processor: Intel® Atom™ N2600 1.6 GHz
Memory: RAM- 1Gb , Flash memory- 512MB
Cycle rate: 1, 2, 4, 5 kHz (as a function of number of axes)


Power Supply

24Vdc ± 10%, 0.8A
Protection: reverse polarity


Operating Temperature: 0°C to +50°C
Storage Temperature: -25°C to +60°C
Humidity (operating range):5% to 90% non-condensing


158 x 45 x 125 mm3


700 gr.


Din rail mounting kit: Part Number DINM-13-ACC (included)

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