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Article | January 31, 2009
Rockwell Automation: Controller
Rockwell Automation’s Allen-Bradley MicroLogix 1400 controller provides end users and OEMs with a higher I/O count, faster high-speed counter and pulse train output (PTO), and improved network capabilities.
The affordable controller features an embedded Ethernet port and two embedded serial ports with advanced communication protocols. The MicroLogix 1400 controller provides online editing, EtherNet/IP, an embedded LCD, and an embedded I/O count of up to 38. It can support up to seven additional I/O modules for a maximum of 144 discrete I/O points. Features up to six embedded 100 kHz high-speed counters and removable terminal blocks. MicroLogix 1400 controllers can support up to 10,000 program words and 10,000 words for data, as well as a memory module for program backup and transport, and data log or recipe-storing. Controllers come in six variations: three without embedded analog I/O and three variations with six embedded analog I/O.
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