Rockwell Automation announced that the PLC-5 control system will be discontinued in June 2017 and will no longer be available for sale. Customers are advised to upgrade from a PLC-5 control system to a ControlLogix control system.
Rockwell Automation announced that the PLC-5® control system will be discontinued in June 2017 and will no longer be available for sale. To support your transition, we recommend upgrading to a ControlLogix control system. The ControlLogix® system uses a common control engine with a common development environment to provide high performance in an easy-to-use environment. For more information, see Introduction to PLC-5 Programmable Controllers and 1771 I/O to ControlLogix Upgrades.
Harsh market conditions presented us with great challenges. Enterprise-wide and throughout the lifecycle, you must continually strive to find ways to leverage your existing automation investments. Let Rockwell Automation help you identify upgrade options and demonstrate the benefits they bring, including improved performance, smarter business decisions, lower maintenance costs, and faster response to changing market demands. Use the Product Lifecycle Status Search tool to find specific lifecycle information by catalog number.