Bulletin 1747 SLC 500 Programmable Logic Controllers

SLC 500 Controllers

Our 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. Rockwell Automation announces that as of January 2017, Bulletin 1747 SLC 5/01 and 5/02 series controllers will be discontinued and no longer available for sale. Also, as of August 31, 2018, Bulletin 1746 SLC 5/03 8K controller will be discontinued and no longer available for sale. Customers are encouraged to migrate to our Bulletin 1769 CompactLogix™ 5370 controllers.


  • Overview
  • Product Selection
  • Specifications
  • Documentation
  • Resources

Features

  • Ladder-logic and structured-text programming
  • Advanced instruction set including file handling, sequencer, diagnostic, shift register, immediate I/O, and program control instructions
  • Built-in RS-232/422/423 communication port
  • DeviceNet and ControlNet I/O on selected processors
  • One or more on-board ports that can be configured for either Data Highway Plus™ (DH+) or Universal Remote I/O
  • Universal Remote I/O ports can be configured as an I/O scanner port or an I/O adapter port
  • Ethernet PLC-5® controllers and the Ethernet interface module (1785-ENET) provide built-in web services
  • Backup options for increased fault tolerance through the ControlNet™ Hot Backup module or the PLC-5 Backup Communication module

 

SLC 500 Controller Comparison

Rockwell Automation announces that as of January 2017, Bulletin 1747 SLC™ 5/01 and 5/02 series controllers will be discontinued and no longer available for sale. Also, as of August 31, 2018, Bulletin 1746 SLC 5/03 8K controllers will be discontinued and no longer available for sale. To support your transition, we recommend that you migrate to our Bulletin 1769 CompactLogix™ 5370 Controllers.

Controller SeriesInstruction Memory WordsMax. I/O PointsI/O OptionsBuilt-in PortsAdditional Features
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
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 5/03 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 5/02 4 K
4096 Local I/O, remote I/O DH-485 Expanded instruction set, faster scan times, extensive diagnostics for more complex applications
SLC 5/01 1 K or 4 K 960 Local I/O DH-485 (cannot initiate messages) Basic set of 51 instructions

Additional Information

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Specifications

TitleNumberDownload
SLC 500 Systems Selection Guide1747-SG001

Certifications


  • UL
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  • CE
  • C-Tick

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Documentation

TitleNumberDownload
SLC 500 Systems Selection Guide1747-SG001
SLC 5/03, 5/04, 5/05 Processors Installation Instructions1747-IN009
SLC 500 Modular Hardware Style User Manual1747-UM011
SLC 500 Fixed Hardware Style User Manual1747-UM009
SLC 500 Instruction Set Reference Manual1747-RM001
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Product Certifications

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