Rockwell Automation offers free software to MicroLogix customers
July 8, 2009 by Manufacturing AUTOMATION
Rockwell Automation is offering downloadable application development software free of charge to allow users to create, modify and monitor application programs for Allen-Bradley MicroLogix controllers. Designed for the Allen-Bradley MicroLogix 1000 and MicroLogix 1100 programmable controllers, the Rockwell Software RSLogix Micro Starter Lite software streamlines users’ overall development and deployment processes.
The software provides users of MicroLogix 1100 controllers with the ability to modify application programs while machinery is operating. The MicroLogix 1000 and MicroLogix 1100 controllers share a common architecture and are compatible with the Allen-Bradley PanelView family of operator interface devices. This programming software allows users to easily integrate Rockwell Automation controllers, drives and operator interface products into their existing process architecture.
“The RSLogix Micro Starter Lite software allows users of MicroLogix 1000 and MicroLogix 1100 controllers to fully maximize the efficiency and performance of their machines,” said Paul Gieschen, marketing director for components products at Rockwell Automation. “The software helps our customers reduce costs and increase uptime, especially in today’s global economy where innovation and efficiency are critical.”
Please visit www.ab.com/programmablecontrol/plc/micrologix/downloads.html to download the free RSLogix Micro Starter Lite software. The software is available in English and Chinese languages.