Category: EtherNet/IP

Hardware Comparison: MicroLogix 1400 Series Comparison and Selection Guide

As part of a family of small programmable logic controllers, the MicroLogix 1400 offers a step up with an expansion of capabilities over other members in this family. Built upon the successful capabilities of the MicroLogix 1100, the 1400 series offers many of the same features but with a more robust feature set on some functionalities including:

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Allen-Bradley Communication Types and Protocols

As automation continues to grow in manufacturing, new communication protocols will emerge. But many of the ones listed here have been in service for decades and have adapted and evolved into powerful systems fully capable of managing the communication between complex devices in an equally complex environment. The key to any communication protocol will be the assessment of individual needs that include current system constraints, future growth, and the emergence of new and even faster devices communication needs.

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