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Bulletin 1769 CompactLogix 5370 Programmable Automation Controllers

CompactLogix 5370 Controllers

Bulletin 1769 CompactLogix™ 5370 Controllers are ideal for small to mid-size machines and provide the benefits of Integrated Architecture™ for lower-cost machines. When combined with Kinetix® 350 servo drives, these controllers provide a strong motion solution for customers who require high performance in a compact and affordable package. These controllers expand on the scalability of the Logix family and share common features across all three platforms, including support for Integrated Motion on EtherNet/IP™ and Device Level Ring (DLR) for enhanced network resiliency.

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  • Support Integrated Motion on EtherNet/IP™
  • Support Device Level Ring (DLR) for enhanced network resiliency
  • Allow you to control distributed I/O via EtherNet/IP
  • Support Kinematics to eliminate the need for additional robot controllers and software
  • Provide open socket capability for devices such as printers, barcode readers, and servers
  • Include embedded USB port for firmware downloads and programming
  • Include removable SecureDigital (SD) card for flash memory
  • Offer flexible user memory options
  • Eliminate the need for a battery with an internal energy storage solution
  • Series B offers an enhanced power supply circuit design that requires one power supply to support both VDC and FP terminals

Product Comparison

Controller Series

Max. User Memory

Max. I/O Points

I/O Module Integration

Max. Motion Pos. Axes

Additional Features


3 MB 960 1769 Compact I/O™ 16

Offer additional features for hazardous environments in No Stored Energy (NSE) model


1 MB 160 1769 Compact I/O 4

Provide embedded power supply and I/O

Support universal analog I/O


512 KB 96 1734 POINT I/O™ 2

Provide embedded power supply and I/O

Additional Information

Rockwell Automation® Integrated Architecture Solutions provide the foundation to drive plantwide optimization efficiently and effectively, enabling you to respond competitively to the economy and changes in consumer demand.

Machine builders can obtain a full range of machine control solutions, from cost-effective components to highly integrated systems.

Watch our CompactLogix 5370 controllers video to learn how these controllers combine Integrated Motion on EtherNet/IP, increased performance, and Device Level Ring (DLR) capability to give you the best fit alternatives for your specific applications.

Our Midrange Architecture System includes a series of small controllers that expands the Integrated Architecture application. This provides you with a single control platform that includes the performance and connectivity you need across your enterprise.


CompactLogix Controllers Technical Data1769-TD005


  • c-UL-us
  • CE
  • C-Tick
  • ATEX
  • EtherNet/IP
  • KC
  • GOST-R
  • Marine

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

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Use RSLogix 5000 programming software or the Studio 5000 Logix Designer software from Rockwell Software® to design and configure your CompactLogix™ system with 5370 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 5370 L1 Programmable Automation Controllers Product Profile1769-PP012
Midrange Architecture System Selection GuideIA-SG001
CompactLogix Selection Guide1769-SG001
CompactLogix Controllers Technical Data1769-TD005
CompactLogix 5370 L3 Controllers Quick Start ManualIASIMP-QS023
CompactLogix 5370 L1 Controllers Quick Start ManualIASIMP-QS024
CompactLogix 5370 Controllers User Manual1769-UM021
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.

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Typical applications for CompactLogix™ 5370 L2 and L3 Controllers include:

  • Indexing tables
  • Automatic assembly machines
  • Packaging — Intermittent VFFS, HFFS
  • CPW — Winders, Rewinders, Slitters
  • Hoisting & cranes
  • Process Skids

Typical applications for CompactLogix 5370 L1 Controllers include:

  • Transfer systems
  • Feeders
  • Case packers & erectors
  • Rotary knife
  • Smart belts
  • Packaging — Intermittent VFFS, HFFS
  • Labelling and wrappers
  • Auxiliary controls

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