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ControlLogix Ethernet Key Features Include

  • Maximum Number of Channels & Devices: 
    • Channels - 1024
    • Devices per Channel - 1024
    • NOTE: Practical channel/device limits will vary depending on your available system resources
  • Logix Automatic Tag Generation (online or offline) for easy data discovery and integration online or offline (via .L5K and .L5X file)
  • Logix device routing (ControlNet, DH+, EtherNet/IP, and other brokered network topologies)
  • Supports larger packet sizes for ControlLogix Controllers v20 and higher (configurable up to 4000 bytes) for improved performance.
  • Supports ControlLogix Gateway access via Data Highway Plus and ControlNet networks
  • EtherNet/IP Gateway support, which provides access to EtherNet/IP-enabled MicroLogix, SLC, and PLC 5 devices via the ControlLogix Ethernet Communications module

Standard ControlLogix Ethernet Features Include

  • Compatible with most Firmware Revisions - click here for latest supported firmware details
  • Open Address Range Support for Compatibility with all PLC 5, SLC 500 and MicroLogix controllers (ENI or ControlLogix Gateway applications)
  • ControlLogix Native Tag Addressing Support
  • User defined tags (UDT) supported
  • Array support for all atomic data types
  • Optimized memory access for all tags and data types
  • Supports all File Types (Output/Input/Integer/Etc.) - Refer to Driver Help File
  • Supports data types such as Float, Long Word, and BCD (File Type Dependant)
  • Supports numerous Pre-Defined Types - Refer to Driver Help File
  • Support for locale-specific multi-byte strings
  • Uses standard Ethernet Network Interface Card for TCP/IP Communications

ControlLogix Ethernet Driver Advanced Features Include

  • Automatic Tag Database Generation for ControlLogix models only - from .L5K or .L5X Import File or Directly from Device
  • Access to all predefined structure data types
  • High speed access to all array types including Boolean arrays
  • Arrays can be accessed in single request up to 3840 elements in length
  • Reads and writes to Atomic tags optimized to send multiple tags per request
  • Optimized communications allow each device to have a separate thread/channel of communications when under separate channels (up to 256 channels)
  • Supports up to a Maximum of 1024 Programs
  • Configurable Protocol Type for Maximum Performance
  • ControlLogix Gateway Support - Ethernet or Serial to downstream AB Devices
  • Configurable String Read Optimization - Bypass .LEN property read for maximum performance
  • Project change detection support for online and offline edits.

ControlLogix Ethernet Supported Devices

  • ControlLogix (All Models)
  • CompactLogix (All Models)
  • GuardLogix (All Models via above 2 drivers)
  • SoftLogix (All Models)
  • FlexLogix (All Models)
  • MicroLogix (All Models)
  • PLC-5 Family
  • PLC-5/xxC Models
  • SLC 500 Family (Modular I/O)
  • SLC 500 Family (Fixed I/O)

For full details on models and networks supported, please consult the driver help file.

ControlLogix Ethernet Supported Protocols / Networks

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