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Bulletin 1768, 1769 CompactLogix Programmable Automation Control Systems

CompactLogix Control Systems

Our CompactLogix™ and Compact GuardLogix® controllers use a common control engine with a common development environment to provide mid-range application control in an easy-to-use environment. Tight integration between the programming software, controller and I/O modules reduces development time and cost at commissioning and during normal operation. This commonality provides cost-effective integration of a machine or safety application into a plant-wide control system because it integrates safety, motion, discrete and drive capabilities in a single controller.

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Features

  • High functionality in an economical platform
  • DIN rail or panel mount for flexible installation
  • Packaged controllers offer embedded I/O to lower costs and simplify configuration
  • Analog, digital and specialty modules cover a wide range of applications
  • Advanced system connectivity to EtherNet/IP™ networks for CompactLogix™ 5370 platforms
  • Full support for standard EtherNet/IP networks and limited support for ControlNet™ and DeviceNet™ networks across all CompactLogix platforms
  • Integrated safety and motion capabilities in a single controller

Additional Information

Rockwell Automation® Integrated Architecture Solutions provide the foundation to drive plantwide optimization efficiently and effectively, enabling you to respond competitively to the economy and changes in consumer demand.


5370 CompactLogix Controllers

Bulletin 1769 CompactLogix™ 5370 Controllers are ideal for small to mid-size machines and provide the benefits of Integrated Architecture™ for lower-cost machines. When combined with Kinetix® 350 servo drives, these controllers provide a strong motion solution for customers who require high performance in a compact and affordable package. These controllers expand on the scalability of the Logix family and share common features across all three platforms, including support for Integrated Motion on EtherNet/IP™ and Device Level Ring (DLR) for enhanced network resiliency.

1768 CompactLogix Controllers

Bulletin 1768 CompactLogix™ and Compact GuardLogix® controllers are ideal for small to mid-size applications that require safety, motion, and/or complex communications. These controllers offer integrated serial, EtherNet/IP™ or ControlNet™ channels, and modular DeviceNet™ communications. They support as many as 30 I/O modules and as many as 16 motion axes.

1769 CompactLogix Controllers

Bulletin 1769 CompactLogix™ controllers are ideal for small to mid-size control applications that don’t require motion or safety functionality. These controllers offer integrated serial, EtherNet/IP™, or ControlNet™ channels; and modular DeviceNet™ communications.

1769 Compact I/O

Bulletin 1769 Compact I/O™ modules can be used as local and distributed I/O for a CompactLogix™, Compact GuardLogix®, or MicroLogix™ 1500 controller. Rack-type features in a rackless design lower costs and reduce replacement parts inventory. A built-in removable terminal block provides connections to I/O sensors and actuators.

Motion

Bulletin 1769 CompactLogix™ 5370 controllers support Integrated Motion on EtherNet/IP™. The CompactLogix 1768-L4x controllers and the Compact GuardLogix® 1768-L4xS controllers support integrated motion through the 1768 SERCOS™ interface modules.

Communications

Bulletin 1768 and 1769 CompactLogix™ and Compact GuardLogix® communication modules help you configure your system to exchange information between operating systems and a range of devices and platforms. You can select a CompactLogix or Compact GuardLogix controller with built-in communication ports, or select a coordinating communications module for the networks that meet your needs.

Power Supplies

Bulletin 1768 CompactLogix™ Power Supplies and Bulletin 1769 Compact I/O™ Expansion Power Supplies help keep your system running smoothly. Select power supplies based on the controller and the number of additional I/O banks you're using. Packaged controllers (1769-L23x, 1769-L16, 1769-L18, 1769-L24, 1769-L27) do not require power supplies because each controller package includes an integrated power supply.

Software

Use RSLogix 5000 programming software from Rockwell Software® to design and configure your system with 1748-L4x, 1768-L4xS, 1769-L3x, or 1769-L23x controllers.

Use the Studio 5000 Automation Engineering and Design environment from Rockell Software to design and configure your system with 5370 controllers.

The controllers and modules you select, along with your network configuration, determine what additional software packages you need to configure and program your system. Additional required software may include RSNetWorx configuration software and RSLinx communication software

Learn More

Additional software products are available from Rockwell Software.

Documentation

TitleNumberDownload
Integrated Architecture BrochureIA-BR005
Midrange Architecture System Selection GuideIA-SG001
CompactLogix Selection Guide1769-SG001
Logix5000 Controllers Common Procedures Programming Manual1756-PM001
Logix5000 Controllers Design Considerations Reference Manual1756-RM094
GuardLogix Controller Systems Safety Reference Manual1756-RM093
More CompactLogix System publications in Literature LibraryAll Languages
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Product Certifications

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