SERCOS Interface

SERCOS (Serial Real-time Communications System) is an internationally-approved communication standard for motion control (IEC 61491). This communication network is designed for high-speed serial communication of standardized closed-loop data, in real-time, over a noise-immune fiber-optic cable. We support SERCOS with interface motion modules which provide SERCOS drive connectivity and control for the ControlLogix® controller.

SERCOS Interface
  • Overview
  • Product Selection
  • Documentation
  • Resources

Features

  • Internationally-approved communication standard for motion control (IEC 61491)
  • Designed for high-speed serial communication of standardized closed-loop data (in real-time) over a noise-immune fiber-optic cable
  • SERCOS interface motion modules provide SERCOS drive connectivity and control for the ControlLogix® controller
  • Drive support for SERCOS includes: Kinetix® 2000, Kinetix 6000, Kinetix 7000, and Ultra™ 3000 SERCOS servo drives
  • Additional products are available from our Encompass™ Partners

Additional Information

Our PartnerNetwork Encompass Program offers complementary product solutions through the Encompass search tool. You can sort and filter products from best-in-industry suppliers in your region to connect to the Rockwell Automation® architecture, or to use with our products.

To view commonly ordered and quickly available products, use the Product Configuration Assistant for our complete product offerings.

Documentation

TitleNumberDownload
SERCOS and Analog Motion User ManualMOTION-UM001
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Product Certifications

See our Product Certification site for Declarations of Conformity, certificates and other certification details.

Configuration & Selection Tools

Other Resources

  • Integrated Architecture Tools — Tools to help you plan and configure an Integrated Architecture™ system.
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    • Popular Configuration Drawings — Use these tools to understand the basic performance, capacity and configuration of the Integrated Architecture™ system.
    • Sample Code Library — Retrieve samples of code that have been developed by other users and post code that others might find helpful.
    • System Ferret — Use this system inventory software tool to seek out and log all devices communicating on DeviceNet™ networks, ControlNet™, and EtherNet/IP™ in your control system.
  • SERCOS Interface Website
  • Knowledgebase — Visit our online resource for technical information, support chat and forums, software updates, and product safety advisories/notices.