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Sercos N.A. makes many general brochures and articles available free of charge. Other documentation is available to members at no charge, and to the general public at list price.

To request literature, simply click on the box next to items you'd like to receive, and list your requested quantity. If requesting chargeable documentation, either print the .pdf version of this form and mail with your check, or submit it electronically with your P.O. # and we'll invoice you. (Sorry, we don't accept credit cards at this time.)

Note that several brochures are now available only as free downloadable files in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) format.


*This form is for North American requests only. If you are located outside North America, please go to sercos.de to order literature.

Sercos II Specification (Version 16v2.2) 
(more info)
Digital interface for communication between controls and drives for numerically controlled machines. (Note: This is the documentation on which the Sercos I/II standard is based. This is not the official IEC standard document, which can be ordered from the IHS Standards Store.)

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SERCON816 Reference Manual
160-page manual describing the SERCON816 Sercos II ASIC controller. This ASIC runs at 2/4/8/16 Mbit/s to handle communications between the motion control microprocessor and the fiber optic transmitter/receiver (shipped on diskette or emailed).

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Sercos II - I/O Functions
128-page manual describing the Sercos II-accepted I/O functions.

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Sercos II Application Notes
Set of application notes (see the list) -- cover solutions to possible problems, provide suggestions for handling various situations and describe new features/functions (shipped on diskette or emailed).

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Sercos Brochures
Sercos Brochure
28-page brochure describes Sercos III; discusses its advantages, basic operating principles, modes of operation and profiles; describes CIP Safety on Sercos; and describes the Sercos-EtherNet/IP-TC/IP common network infrastructure.

The Quick Route to SERCOS
24-page brochure that helps interested parties and users to get started with Sercos. It explains the various steps from the planning phase up to implementation.

Sercos Product and Manufacturer's Guide 2014
(Sercos II and III)
An 88 page brochure lists, illustrates and describes hundreds of Sercos products and services from manufacturers around the world. Available products include complete automation packages, CNCs, electric/pneumatic/hydraulic motion controls, PLCs, drives and frequency converters, modular and compact I/O devices, sensors and cameras, gateways, development/configuration/diagnostic tools, controllers, software drivers, stacks, switches, cables and plugs, and engineering/training/testing services.

Sercos interface for packaging machines

Cost: Single brochures are free.

Sercos Whitepapers
Sercos Energy
An 8 page whitepaper describes Sercos Energy, the energy conservation profile for the Sercos III Real-time Ethernet Communications System that can reduce energy consumption on machines and systems.

Cost: Single brochures are free.

News Magazines
These magazines cover the latest Sercos developments, include applications articles and provide information on member's Sercos products. All editions can be downloaded.
Sercos News
#1-2015 28-pages
Sercos News
#2-2014 36-pages
Sercos News
#1-2014 32-pages
Sercos News
#2-2013 40-pages
Sercos News
#1-2013 32-pages
Sercos News
#2-2012 20-pages
Sercos News
#1-2012 24-pages
Sercos News
#2-2011 32-pages
Sercos News
#1-2011 24-pages
Sercos News
#2-2010 24-pages
Sercos News
#1-2010 16-pages
Sercos News
#2-2009 16-pages
Sercos News
#1-2009 16-pages
Sercos News
#2-2008 16-pages
Sercos News
#1-2008 16-pages
Sercos News
#2-2007 16-pages
Sercos News
#1-2007 16-pages
Sercos News
#2-2006 20-pages

Cost: Single brochures are free.

Article Reprints
Hershey finds Sercos best path to enterprise-wide compatibility
Open drive interfaces for advanced machining concepts

Cost: Single copies are free.

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*This form is for North American requests only. If you are located outside North America, please go to sercos.de to order literature.