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Network Synchronization (SYNC)


There are a few terms associated with the synchronization communication method that need to be known in order to configure a system to use the synchronization feature.

These terms are: SYNC COB ID, SYNC Producer, Communication Cycle Period and Synchronous Window Length.


There are four major transmit trigger methods supported by CANOPEN:

Which of these is used by a specific PDO is selected by the PDO communication parameter "transmission type".