KPA EtherCAT Master 2.4 for Windows released

1 Oct. 2020

A new version of KPA EtherCAT Master 2.4.29520.0 for Windows OS is released

Improvements in this release include:

  • EoE support for Windows based OS
  • Timed send emulation with channel redundancy
  • Custom logic for reading explicit identification value
  • Mechanism of retrying the operation (command send, EEPROM read, memory read etc.) when frame is lost
  • Mechanism of default transferring timeout calculation
  • Mechanism of setting a default size of task queue depending on memory pool size
  • Slaves configuration in the slavelib sub-folder
  • A possibility to print all Master initialization parameters by setting Verbose INI parameter
  • Separate error codes to handle memory pool fails during Master initialization and to notify about certain functionality unsupported by KPA network driver
  • New error code ECAT_E_FRAME_CMD_SIZE_LIMIT
  • INI file extension: added new parameters and updated default values
  • New variable ECAT_MASTER_MAKE_DATA_FOLDER_SHARE to share data folder
  • New API call EcatRPCGetCapabilities to get RPC API version and transport buffer size
  • Performance improvement
  • Mailbox improvement
  • EEPROM operations improvement
  • KPA Framework improvement
  • Up to 256 simultaneous slaves memory requests
  • Python application for RPC client
  • Review of Windows PCAP driver usage
  • Asynchronous mailbox call EcatRPCReadMemoryByPosIndex

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