Softlogix Control Systems


  • Operates with Windows® 7 and Windows Server 2008 operating systems
  • Works with same Studio 5000® environment and Logix control engine as other Logix platforms
  • Comes with platform independence (whitebox, industrial computer, etc.).
  • Allows connectivity to including EtherNet/IP™, ControlNet™, and DeviceNet™
  • Provides the ability to customization of data access, virtual backplane toolkit to work better with third party networks.
  • Works with multiple I/O interfaces
  • Allows the user to make custom C programs to integrate via external routines

1789-L10 SoftLogix™ Controllers

  • Single controller
  • Memory size limit of 2 MB per controller
  • Two PCI network interface cards
  • One EtherNet/IP card
  • One 1784-SIM module
  • No third-party virtual backplane module support
  • Three-slot virtual chassis

1789-L30 SoftLogix Controllers

  • Two controllers
  • Memory size limit of 64 MB per controller
  • Five PCI network interface cards
  • One 1784-SIM module
  • Third-party virtual backplane module support
  • Five-slot virtual chassis

1789-L60 SoftLogix Controllers

  • Six controllers
  • Memory size limit of 64 MB per controller
  • 16 PCI network interface cards
  • 16 1784-SIM modules
  • Third-party virtual backplane module support
  • 16-slot virtual chassis

System Requirements

SoftLogix Controller System Requirements


IBM-compatible Pentium IV 1.6 GHz or greater (recommended)
Other requirements include:
• floppy drive to support the Activation disk
• hard disk drive must support bus mastering
• you might also need bus-mastering drivers for the PC chip set; for Intel motherboards, this software is called “Application Accelerator”
Demanding applications including sequential, motion, and other local applications running on the PC may require a dual CPU to AC hieve performance requirements.

Software Requirements

• Microsoft Windows XP with Service Pack 1 or higher (recommended)
• Microsoft Windows 2000 with Service Pack 4 (recommended)


256 MB minimum

Hard Disk Space

50 MB of free hard disk space
(or more based on application requirements)

Network Requirements

Primary or extended 32-bit PCI slot
One slot per communication card
Supports 1784-PCICS for ControlNet
Supports 1784-PCIDS for DeviceNet

Video Requirements

16-color VGA graphics adapter
640 x 480 pixels or greater resolution minimum
(256-color, 800 x 600 pixels minimum for optimal resolution)