Programming SoftwareNew TwinCat 2.10 software has functions for scanning hardware connected via EtherCat, Profibus, CANopen, DeviceNet, SERCOS, real-time Ethernet and Lightbus. EtherCat devices can be added to systems using other fieldbuses and I/O devices. SERCOS drives running a 2 ms update rate can be synchronized to EtherCAT drives running a 250 µs update rate. TwinCat 2.10 also provides programming of remote target systems for easier programming of Beckhoff BC, BX, CX and PC controllers. Communication can be set up via TCP/IP, HTTP and serial connections.