Category: MicroLogix 1500

Hardware Comparison: MicroLogix 1500 Selection Guide

Like the other entrants in the MicroLogix series, the MicroLogix 1500 is small and can be expanded to fit a wide range of control and communication requirements. The MicroLogix 1500 uses RSLogix 500 software and can be edited online using EtherNet/IP. The 1500 is also expandable to 512 I/O points and is the most powerful in the MicroLogix family in terms of capabilities.

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Hardware Comparison: Micro800 vs. MicroLogix PLCs

Perhaps the biggest difference in the two families lies in their software. Both software platforms allow ladder programming logic and workflow programming. They also both have custom data types, CIP messaging and sample code.
However, the CCW software in the Micro 800 family also has function block diagram (FBD), structured text (ST), motion control, variable based addressing and controller saved comments. Whereas, RSLogix 500 does not.

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