"SLIO CPU 015 is a fast EtherCAT CPU from VIPA. It has built-in EtherCAT controller and a separate Ethernet port. It has an integrated memory of 256 kB, which is expandable to 512 kB. Double PG/OP ports(RJ45 switch) and MPI are standard. The CPU 015 can also be configured as Profibusmaster or Profibusslave with a special FSC (Feature Sets Code) on an SD card. It can also be set up as a Modbus master or Modbus slave. EtherCAT settings are easily set-up in the EtherCAT Manager from VIPA."


Built-in I/O

I/O slave module


Programming software
Speed ​​7 Studio; Tia Portal; Step 7

EtherCAT; Profibus; Modbus

Product sheet

YASKAWA Electric Corporation

Your First Choice for Automation

YASKAWA Electric is one of the world’s leading manufacturers in the fields of drive technology, industrial automation and robotics based in Kitakyushu, Japan. Founded in 1915, we see ourselves as a pioneer in these sectors, always striving to optimise the productivity and efficiency of machines and industrial systems with our innovations.

For over 100 years now, our products and solutions have been supporting automation in a wide variety of industrial processes including mining, mechanical engineering and toolmaking, as well as the automotive, packaging, wood processing, lift, textile and semiconductor industries.

The activities of YASKAWA Electric are divided into 4 areas:
Motion Control (inverter drives, servo drives, servomotors, machine controllers), Robotics (industrial robots, service robots, robot systems), System Engineering (medium-voltage inverters, generators and converters) and Information Technology (software, information processing).

Employees worldwide          14,500

Frequency inverters produced each year        2.2 M.

Servo motors produced each year           2.1 M.