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Install TwinCAT 3

To install the EtherCAT® network and configuration software, execute the following steps. For requirements, see Hardware Setup Requirements for TwinCAT 3.

  1. Install a dedicated, EtherCAT compatible Ethernet card on the development computer.

  2. Download or purchase the Beckhoff® TwinCAT® 3 configurator (www.beckhoff.com).

    The Beckhoff ET9000 configurator is no longer supported.

  3. Install Microsoft® Visual Studio® on your development computer.

    TwinCAT 3 uses the Microsoft Visual Studio IDE desktop as its user interface. See the TwinCAT 3 documentation for the required version.

  4. Install the TwinCAT 3 software on your development computer.

The next task is Configure EtherCAT Network with TwinCAT 3.

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