SLC 500 Controllers
Bulletin 1747 SLC™ 500 controllers provide a range of choices in memory, I/O capacity, instruction set, and communication ports to let you tailor a control system to your exact application requirements. Our controllers have a strong reliability history covering hundreds of thousands of installations in a broad range of applications.
|Controller Series||Instruction Memory Words||Max. I/O Points||I/O Options||Built-in Ports||Additional Features|
|SLC 5/01||1 K or 4 K||960||Local I/O||DH-485 (cannot initiate messages)||Basic set of 51 instructions|
|SLC 5/02||4 K||4096||Local I/O, remote I/O||DH-485||Expanded instruction set, faster scan times, extensive diagnostics for more complex applications|
|SLC 5/03||8 K, 16 K, or 32 K||4096||Local I/O, remote I/O||
DH-485, RS-232-C (ASCII or DF1)
|Connects to external intelligent devices using the RS-232 port, without additional modules|
|SLC 5/04||16 K, 32 K, or 64 K||4096||Local I/O, remote I/O||
DH+, RS-232-C (ASCII or DF1)
|High-speed peer-to-peer communications and direct connection to PLC-5 controllers|
|SLC 5/05||16 K, 32 K, or 64 K||4096||Local I/O, remote I/O||Ethernet (10BASE-T 10/100 Mbps), RS-232-C (ASCII or DF1)||Ethernet supports program upload and download, on-line editing, and peer-to-peer messaging|
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Use RSLogix 500 programming software to program your SLC™ 500 system.
The controller and modules you select, along with your network configuration, determine which additional software packages you need to configure and program your system. Additional required software may include:
Additional software products are available from Rockwell Software.
|SLC 500 System Brochure||1747-BR017||CS| DA| DE| EN| ES| FR| HU| IT| JA| NL| PL| PT| RU| SV| ZH|
|SLC 5/03, 5/04, 5/05 Processors Installation Instructions||1747-IN009||EN|
|SLC 500 Instruction Set Reference Manual||1747-RM001||EN|
|SLC 500 Modular Hardware Style User Manual||1747-UM011||EN|
|SLC 500 Fixed Hardware Style User Manual||1747-UM009||EN|
|More SLC 500 System publications in Literature Library||All Languages|
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The SLC™ 500 family provides cost-effective, reliable control in hundreds of thousands of applications around the world—everything from amusement park rides and micro-breweries to pharmaceutical and food processes. It is well-suited for applications where the size and overhead of a traditional, full-size PLC system is not justified.
SLC 500 controllers are ideal for OEM applications on the following types of machinery: