Renesas RX72M networking solutions, which reduce the development time when using RX72M for slave equipment for industrial networks, are available for motor drives at robot terminals, small programable logic controllers (PLCs) and remote I/O, etc.

The solution consists of an RX72M-based evaluation board along with sample software for the OS, middleware and industrial network communication protocols supporting about 70% of the major industrial network communication protocols in the market, which strengthens our competitiveness in the development of our customers' products.
Please be sure to try out the performance and functionality of this solution.



Key Features
  1. You can try using industrial network communication immediately with the sample program and evaluation board.
  2. It has been tested for conformance with the three major protocols (EtherCAT, PROFINET RT and EtherNet/IP).
  3. We work with proven partners preparing major industrial network protocols in addition to EtherCAT.


The following are provided for RX72M industrial network solutions:

  • Software
    1. RX72M compatible drivers
    2. OS and middleware sample program
    3. Industrial network communication protocol sample program
  • Communication protocol sales and support from each partner
     Status of protocol support for slave equipment
    • Industrial Ethernet: EtherCAT, OPC UA, PROFINET RT, EtherNet/IP, Modbus TCP, CC-Link IE TSN

    • Fieldbus communication: PROFIBUS DP, Modbus RTU/ASCII, CAN open, DeviceNet

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*EtherCAT® is a registered trademark and patented technology licensed from Beckhoff Automation GmbH (Germany).