The EtherCAT® MicroNode™ is a highly flexible I/O device capable of connecting multiple Analog and Digital I/O devices at point of use, simplifying installation by removing long cable routings. With combined high-density analog and digital capability, the MicroNode reduces the number of I/O devices required. This compact device has a DIN rail mounting and provides easy access to I/Os via a standard 50-pin D-sub connector to interface with field I/O wiring, making installation quick and easy. The MicroNode provides diagnostic capability over EtherCAT® using CAT 5 network cabling, ensuring fast alerts to fault detection. Configurable with a combination of digital I/O points and analog input and output points, the EtherCAT® MicroNode is a highly flexible, network I/O device.