Micro870 Programmable Logic Controller Systems

Our Bulletin 2080 Micro870™ Programmable Logic Controllers are designed for large standalone machine control applications that require flexible communications and greater I/O capabilities. These controllers support up to 304 I/O points with high performance I/O, interrupts, and Pulse Train Output (PTO) motion plus embedded Ethernet port and Bulletin 2085 expansion I/O modules.

Bulletin 2080 Micro870 Programmable Logic Controller Systems
  • Overview
  • Product Selection
  • Specifications
  • Software
  • Documentation
  • Resources
  • Applications


  • Offers 24-point controller
  • Offers 280 KB memory that supports up to 128 KB user data and up to 20,000 program steps
  • Includes 100 kHz high-speed counter (HSC) inputs on 24V DC models
  • Provides embedded communications via USB programming port, non-isolated serial port (for RS-232 and RS-485 communications) and Ethernet port
  • Supports up to three Micro800® plug-in modules
  • Supports up to eight expansion I/O modules and up to 304 I/O points
  • Provides embedded motion capabilities by supporting as many as two axes with PTO
  • Communicates via EtherNet/IP™
  • Operates in -20…65 °C (-4…149 °F) temperatures

Additional Information

  • Discover the benefits of modular flexibility by watching the Micro870 Controllers Overview video.
  • Need help getting started with our Micro800 controllers and Connected Components Workbench™ programming and configuration software? Watch these videos on YouTube for information about plug-in modules and ladder programming. These videos also explore the capabilities of our Micro800 controllers.
  • Our Connected Components Solution offers a simple, cost effective micro-automation solution for builders of small, standalone machines.
  • The Rockwell Automation® PartnerNetwork™ offers complementary product solutions for Micro800 Controllers through the Encompass Product Reference program.

To view commonly ordered and quickly available products, use the Product Configuration Assistant for our complete product offerings.


Micro800 Programmable Controllers Family Selection Guide2080-SG001


  • c-UL-us Listed Class 1, Div 2
  • CE
  • C-Tick
  • KC

Product Certifications

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


Use Connected Components Workbench software with Microsoft Visual Studio® technology to program your Micro870™ controllers.

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Additional software products are available from Rockwell Software.


Micro870 Programmable Logic Controller Product Profile2080-PP006
Micro800 Programmable Controllers Family Selection Guide2080-SG001
Micro800 External AC Power Supply Installation Instructions2080-IN001
Micro870 24-point Programmable Controllers Installation Instructions2080-IN012
Micro870 Programmable Controllers Expansion Power Supply Installation Instructions2085-IN008
Micro800 Programmable Controllers General Instructions2080-RM001
Micro830, Micro850, and Micro870 Programmable Controllers User Manual2080-UM002
Micro800 Expansion I/O Modules User Manual2080-UM003
Micro800 Plug-in Modules User Manual2080-UM004
Micro800 Release Notes Firmware Version 11 or Later2080-RN004
Micro800 Memory Backup and High Accuracy RTC Plug-in Module Wiring Diagram2080-WD007
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Product Certifications

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

Configuration & Selection Tools

Other Resources

  • Firmware — Obtain firmware for your Micro870™ controllers from the Product Compatibility & Download Center.
  • Sample Code Library — Retrieve samples of code that have been developed by other users and post code that others might find helpful.
  • Knowledgebase — Visit our online resource for technical information, support chat and forums, software updates, and product safety advisories/notices.


Typical applications for our Micro870™ controllers include:

Learn more about typical applications for Micro870 controllers from the Micro870 Controllers Applications video.

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