Where has time gone?
While Rockwell let us know 2 years ago the 5560 processors were entering maturity and the last time buy was coming, June 1, 2017 sure has approached quick. This upcoming last time buy for the ControlLogix 5560s (L6x processors) might leave you wondering if the 5570s (L7x Processors) are a drop-in replacement. Close!
Let’s look at the details and also explore if the new 5580 (L8xE) family should be considered as an option in your application. To start, below is a quick look at some things you need to consider or double-check when planning your migration. It is by no means an exhaustive list so please contact a Rumsey product specialist to review your specific application.
When migrating a 5560 to a 5570 consider these questions/notes:
So, that is a quick and dirty on migrating a 5560 to a 5570, but what if you want to keep going to the latest 5580 instead? Good thought. It is definitely something you may want to consider.
When migrating a 5560 to a 5580 consider these questions/notes:
Do we have you curious what the full line of 5570 or 5580 get you? Below are some additional references we think you might find valuable. Of course, never hesitate to call myself or any of your Rumsey Automation Specialists to discuss your specific application in more detail.