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Bulletin 1760 Pico Programmable Logic Controller System

Pico System

The Pico™ family of programmable logic controllers offers a practical solution that is easy on your budget. The standard Pico controllers are small, simple and flexible. They fit a wide variety of applications. The PicoGFX™ controllers offer graphical, multi-function displays and options for inter-connectivity. These controllers lead the Pico controller family in flexibility and capability.

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  • Flexible installation
  • Easier programming
  • Expanded control with simple HMI
  • Inter-connectivity among PicoGFX™ controllers via Pico-Link network
  • Modularity
  • Increased capacity available through expansion I/O modules
  • User-friendly, intuitive programming software

Pico Controllers

Bulletin 1760 Pico™ Programmable Logic Controllers and PicoGFX™ controllers are small, simple and flexible. They are ideal for relay replacement applications and applications where cost is a primary issue. These controllers let you program via built-in keypad, built-in LCD panel and programming software. With these controllers as the foundation of your system, you can increase your capacity through Pico expansion I/O modules and gain additional capabilities through remote controller units.

Pico Expansion I/O Modules

Our Bulletin 1760 Pico™ Expansion I/O Chassis-based Modules provide you with flexible choices to expand your Pico controller. You can add the extra I/O count necessary for a variety of applications. Expansion modules are compatible with all of the PicoGFX™ controllers, as well as many of the standard Pico controllers.

PicoSoft Software

Our Bulletin 1760 PicoSoft Software for Programmable Logic Controllers lets you create, save, simulate, document, and transfer Pico™ circuit diagrams to a Pico controller. You can activate a status display of the running circuit diagram and display the parameters of all function relays used. Built-in simulation capabilities let you test the validity of your program before you download it to the Pico controller. PicoSoft Pro programming software offers additional functionality and programming ease for your PicoGFX™ controllers. This software is backward-compatible with standard Pico controllers and lets you establish communication between your PC and your controller.


The 1760-DNET Pico™ DeviceNet™ module lets your Pico controller operate as a slave device on the DeviceNet network.

Power Supplies

Standard Pico™ controllers and PicoGFX™ controllers require 24V DC power supplies.


Learn More

Additional software products are available from Rockwell Software.


Pico Controller Brochure1760-BR001
Pico Controller Product Profile1760-PP001
PicoGFX Product Profile1760-PP002
Pico and PicoGFX Programmable Controllers Selection Guide1760-SG001
Pico Controller User Manual1760-UM001
PicoGFX Controllers User Manual1760-UM002
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Product Certifications

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

Other Resources

  • Pico Training Guide [PDF] — Helps you select a device quickly according to the function required.
  • Knowledgebase — Visit our online resource for technical information, support chat and forums, software updates, and product safety advisories/notices.


Our Pico™ and PicoGFX™ controllers support the following applications:

  • Agricultural
  • Commercial lighting
  • Fans
  • HVAC systems
  • Machine control
  • Packaging and material handling
  • Pumps
  • Vessel control

In addition, you can use the PicoGFX for control functions including:

  • Speed and valve control
  • Employing new math instructions
  • Embedded analog inputs and output

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.