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Anybus CompactCom M40 Module - EtherCAT

The Anybus CompactCom M40 for EtherCAT is a complete communication module which enables your products to communicate on an EtherCAT network. The module supports fast communication speeds, making it suitable also for high-end industrial devices.


By implementing the CompactCom concept into your product line,you will have instant access to any other industrial network by simply plugging in another Anybus module.


The Anybus CompactCom M40 enables fast communication between your device and the EtherCAT network. The module supports generic device profiles and black channel for FSOE implementation. It also comes with a dual port switch implemented in the network processor — the award-winning Anybus NP40.

With its fast data transfer and very low latency, it's the perfect match for even the most demanding industrial applications.

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Manuals/Design Guides

  Hardware Design Guide - M40pdf2.911.75 MB Download
  Host Application Implementation Guidepdf1.71.09 MB Download
  Network Guide - EtherCATpdf2.54.14 MB Download
  Network Guide - EtherCAT (Transparent Ethernet)pdf2.53.65 MB Download
  Safety Interface Guidepdf1.41.04 MB Download
  Software Design Guidepdf4.19.85 MB Download


  EtherCAT Conformance Certificatepdf17 JAN, 2018349.42 KB Download
  EtherCAT Conformance Certificate - FSoEpdf17 JAN, 2018329.31 KB Download
  EU Declaration of Pre-Conformitypdf12 MAY, 2021687.25 KB Download
  UK Declaration of Pre-Conformitypdf14 MAY, 2021156.49 KB Download

Other files

  Anybus CompactCom Conformance Help Documentpdf4.1358.30 KB Download
  Anybus CompactCom Host Connectorzip1.61.68 MB Download


  Anybus Firmware Manager IIzip1.12.1.0_C2.40 MB Download
  Anybus Transport Providerzip4. MB Download
  Anybus Virtual Attributes Managerzip1. MB Download
  EtherCAT ESI Generatorzip1. MB Download
  HMS IPconfig - Utility for module TCP/IP configurationzip4. MB Download

Configuration Files

  ESI File For EtherCATzip2.203.03 KB Download

Application notes

  Anybus CompactCom 40 Diagnostic Events for EtherCATpdf1.04.86 MB Download
  Connect Anybus CompactCom to IIoT applications using Node-REDpdf1.1513.68 KB Download
  EtherCAT Sync Error Counterspdf1.02455.81 KB Download
  Using Ethernet over EtherCATpdf1.0451.43 KB Download
  Using File Access over EtherCATpdf1.0304.40 KB Download


  Anybus CompactCom M40 for EtherCATpdf 1.01 MB Download