Infineon — XMC4800 Automation Board-V2


Designed to evaluate the capabilities of the XMC4800 Microcontroller especially in EtherCAT® slave applications, the XMC4800 Automation Board V2 utilizes Infineon’s industry leading XMC ARM® Cortex®-M4 microcontroller in combination with Infineon supply, interface, communication and safety products. The XMC4800 Automation Board V2 is designed to evaluate the capabilities of the XMC4800 Microcontroller especially in EtherCAT slave applications and can be used with a wide range of development tools including Infineon’s free of charge Eclipse based IDE, DAVE™.


  • XMC4800-E196 microcontroller based on ARM Cortex-M4@144MHz – EtherCAT slave controller, 2MB Flash and 352KB RAM
  • Serial wire debug interface (to connect external debugger)
  • ESD and reverse current protection Isoface
  • OPTIGA™ Trust E
  • User RGB LED
  • Real-time clock crystal
  • SPI FRAM (64kB non-volatile memory)
  • EtherCAT slave node (2 EtherCAT PHY and RJ45 jacks)
  • 24V ISOFACE™ 8 x IN and 8 x OUT
  • CAN transceiver
  • Ethernet PHY and RJ45 jack
  • Micro-AB USB plus


  • Complete automation kit gateway
  • Combine powerful microcontroller with EtherCAT slave application
  • Isolated interfaces for automation and industrial control
  • Ethernet connectivity with software examples available
  • 24V supply
  • CAN connectivity
  • Full software DAVE examples


Block diagram of the XMC4800 automation board-V2

The block diagram shows the main components of the XMC4800 Automation Board-V2 and their interconnections. The main building blocks are:

  • XMC4800 Microcontroller in a LFBGA196 package
  • 2 EtherCAT PHY with 2 RJ45 plugs
  • 1 Ethernet PHY with RJ45 plug
  • 24V ISOFACE 8 x IN and 8 x OUT
  • RGB LED, CAN RG LED, reset push-button
  • Micro-AB USB plug
  • CAN transceiver with SUB 9 connector