MicroLogix Communications

Our MicroLogix™ controllers support access to DH-485 and Ethernet protocols. Connect to an Ethernet network and upload/download programs, communicate between controllers, and leverage web server functionality.

MicroLogix Programmable Logic Controller Communications
  • Overview
  • Product Selection
  • Specifications
  • Documentation
  • Resources
  • Applications

Additional Information

1761 DH-485 Communication Interfaces

  • Rockwell Automation announces that as of January 30, 2017, our Bulletin 1761-NET-AIC module will be discontinued and no longer available for sale
  • To support your transition, we recommend users of 1761-NET-AIC with MicroLogix 1000, 1200 and 1500 controllers to migrate to MicroLogix 1100 PLC Systems or MicroLogix 1400 PLC Systems
  • Use MicroLogix 1100 and 1400 controllers with 1763-NC01 cable for connection to DH-485 network

1761 EtherNet/IP™ Communication Interfaces

  • Rockwell Automation announces that as of January 30, 2017, our Bulletin 1761-NET-ENI module will be discontinued and no longer available for sale
  • Rockwell Automation announces that as of December 30, 2015, our Bulletin 1761-NET-ENIW module will be discontinued and no longer available for sale
  • To support your transition, we recommend users of 1761-NET-ENI with MicroLogix 1000, 1200, and 1500 controllers to migrate to MicroLogix 1100 PLC Systems or MicroLogix 1400 PLC Systems
  • Use MicroLogix 1100 and 1400 controllers for EtherNet/IP communication

1769 DeviceNet Scanner Devices

  • Rockwell Automation announces that as of June 30, 2017, MicroLogix 1500 controllers will be discontinued and no longer available for sale. For users of 1769-SDN with MicroLogix 1500 controller, we recommend migration to CompactLogix 5370 L1 or L2 controllers
  • 1769-SDN scanners provide low-cost yet high-performance control solution
  • Uses a MicroLogix 1500 controller as a DeviceNet master, slave or as peer device
  • Provides standard DeviceNet master functionality and let you message between devices
  • Lets you upload, download and monitor programs through the scanner

Migration Solutions

Demanding market conditions pose significant challenges. Across the enterprise and throughout the lifecycle, you must continuously strive for ways to leverage your existing automation investment.

Let Rockwell Automation help you determine your migration options and show you the benefits, including better performance, more informed business decisions, reduced maintenance costs, and quicker response to changing market demands.

Use the Product Lifecycle Status search tool to find specific lifecycle information by catalog number.

Learn more about our Migration Solutions.

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Specifications

TitleNumberDownload
MicroLogix Programmable Controllers Family Selection Guide1761-SG001

Certifications

  • DeviceNet Scanner Module
    • c-UL-us
    • CE
    • C-Tick
    • ODVA
  • All Other Interfaces
    • c-UL
    • CE
    • C-Tick
    • UL (Class 1, Division 2, Hazardous Locations, Groups A, B, C, D)

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.

Documentation

TitleNumberDownload
MicroLogix Family Brochure1761-BR006
MicroLogix Programmable Controllers Family Selection Guide1761-SG001
Advanced Interface Converter (AIC+) User Manual1761-UM004
MicroLogix Ethernet Interface (ENI) User Manual1761-UM006
DeviceNet Interface (DNI) User Manual1761-UM005
1769-SDN DeviceNet Scanner Module User Manual1769-UM009
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Product Certifications

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

Configuration & Selection Tools

  • CrossWorks — Convert competitive catalog numbers to similar Allen-Bradley® products.
  • ProposalWorks — Build complete quotes and proposals.

Other Resources

  • Knowledgebase — Visit our online resource for technical information, support chat and forums, software updates, and product safety advisories/notices.

Applications

Typical applications for the MicroLogix™ programmable controllers include:

  • Material Handling
  • Packaging Applications
  • General Industrial Machinery
  • Printing
  • Food and Beverage
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Water Wastewater / SCADA
  • Clutch/Brake control
  • Position Control - Pick-and-place / Conveyor

Customer Success

  • Programmable Controller Case Studies — View our case studies site to discover how customers have applied Allen-Bradley® programmable controller products in their applications.