1769 CompactLogix L3x Controllers

Our Bulletin 1769 CompactLogix™ L3x 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.

Bulletin 1769 CompactLogix L3x Controllers
  • Overview
  • Product Selection
  • Specifications
  • Software
  • Documentation
  • Resources


  • Includes a built-in RS-232 serial port on every 1769-L3x controller
  • Offers built-in communication ports for EtherNet/IP or ControlNet networks
  • Includes a 1769-SDN communication interface module for I/O control and remote device configuration over DeviceNet
  • Lets you control distributed I/O via EtherNet/IP™, ControlNet™, or DeviceNet™ (select models only)
  • Provides seamless bridging with data control and collection over the same network
  • Integrates with 1769 Compact I/O™ modules
  • Offers flexible user memory options
  • Does not require a chassis

Our Bulletin 1769 CompactLogix™ L23x Controllers are discontinued and no longer available for sale.

To support your transition, we recommend migrating to our Bulletin 1769 CompactLogix 5370 Controllers.

Additional Information

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CompactLogix Controllers Technical Data1769-TD005


  • c-UL-us
  • CE
  • C-Tick
  • ATEX 
  • CI
  • EtherNet/IP
  • KC

Certifications apply when product is marked. See our Product Certification site for Declarations of Conformity, certificates and other certification details.

Product Certifications

See our Product Certification site for Declarations of Conformity, certificates and other certification details.


Use RSLogix 5000 programming software from Rockwell Software® to design and configure your system with 1769-L3x or 1769-L23x 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.

To verify compatibility, visit the Product Compatibility & Download Center.

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Additional software products are available from Rockwell Software.


CompactLogix Selection Guide1769-SG001
CompactLogix Controllers Technical Data1769-TD005
1769-L3x CompactLogix Controllers User Manual1769-UM011
Logix5000 Controllers Common Procedures Programming Manual1756-PM001
Logix5000 Controllers Design Considerations Reference Manual1756-RM094

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Product Certifications

See our Product Certification site for Declarations of Conformity, certificates and other certification details.

Configuration & Selection Tools

Other Resources

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