Motorcortex Fitlet2

Fitlet2 - Manual

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Motorcortex Fitlet2 - Manual

The Motorcortex Fitlet2 is a ideal Industrial Embedded Computer to try out MOTORCORTEX. This Fitlet2 comes pre-installed with Vectioneer Linux and MOTORCORTEX-Core libraries. Is also has the Vectioneer Generic-App installed that allows you to control a number of EtherCAT servo drives out of the box. Or use it as a platform to build your own custom MOTORCORTEX-based control systems in C++ and use the tools on motorcortex.io to configure hardware devices, deploy web-interfaces to your controller and analyze your system’s realtime data.

More detailed information on the Fitlet2 Industrial PC can be found on the FITPC WIKI

Connecting the Fitlet2

This chapter will explain how to connect the hardware of the Motorcortex Fitlet2. all interfaces are located in the front and the back the figure below provides an overvieuw of all interfaces:

  • 2x USB 2.0 (White)
  • 1x HDMI
  • 1x mini display port
  • 1x 12v Power connector
  • 1x COM port
  • 2x RJ45 ports Eth1|2
  • 1x powerbutton
  • 2x USB 3.0 (Blue)
  • 1x micro SD slot

Front view fitlet 2

Communication from and to the Motorcortex Fitlet2 will go trough the RJ45 connectors. it is also possible to connect directly to the Motorcortex Fitlet2 with a screen and USB keyboard.

RJ45 Connectors

Communication from and to the Motorcortex Fitlet2 will go trough the RJ45 connectors. Eth1 is configured for Ethercat and Eth2 is configuered for ethernet connection.

Last modified March 23, 2021: Restructured GRID (44d0658)