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openPOWERLINK
An open-source POWERLINK protocol stack

Getting Started

To give POWERLINK a try on two Windows PCs, follow some simple steps:

  1. Download the demo application and install it on two PCs
  2. Connect the two PCs directly to each other via an Ethernet cross-link cable
  3. Start the "POWERLINK CN Demo (Console)" on one PC and choose the according network interface
  4. Start the "POWERLINK MN Demo (Console)" or "POWERLINK MN Demo (GUI)" on the other PC and choose the according network interface

VoilĂ  - you've got a running POWERLINK network!

For more information check out openPOWERLINK Demo.