RsLogix 500 Training - Where can I download RsLogix 500 and what is the price/difference of each version?

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RsLogix 500 is used to program the SLC 500, SLC 5/01, SLC 5/02, SLC 5/03, SLC 5/04, and SLC 5/05 PLCs plus the Micrologix 1000, Micrologix 1200, Micrologix 1400, and Micrlogix 1500 PLCs.

Here are instructions for downloading the FREE version of RsLogix 500, RsLogix 500 Micro Starter Lite.

You can find your local Allen Bradley distributor on this page.

With so many editions available, we receive numerous inquiries about which edition is the "right" edition.  While there is no correct answer, here are some details about the various editions along our recommendations.

RsLogix 500 Selection:

Name

Catalog #

Controllers supported

Description

List price

RsLogix 500 Micro Starter Lite

 FREE

Micrologix 1000 and 1100

This is the best way to get started since it is free.  It only supports the Micrologix 1000 and Micrologix 1100 but many applications can be accomplished with the Micrologix 1100 PLC.  

Instructions for downloading RsLogix 500 Micro Starter Lite.

Note the the Micrologix 1000 is obsolete and shouldn't be used on new applications.

 FREE

 RsLogix 500 Micro Starter

9324-RLM0100ENE 

Micrologix 1000, 1200, 1400, and 1500

This is the most economical way to connect to the Micrologix 1200, Micrologix 1400 and Micrologix 1500 PLC.

Many advanced features are disabled, most notably online editing.

 $151

RsLogix 500 Micro Developer

9324-RLM0800ENE

Micrologix 1000, 1200, 1400, and 1500

This is a great version if you only need the Micrologix line of PLCs.  I includes support for the Micrologix 100, Micrologix 1200, Micrologix 1100, Micrologix 1400 and Micrologix 1500 PLC

It includes all the features of the Standard Edition of RsLogix 500.  

$540

RSLogix 500 Starter Offline/Online Programming

9324-RL0100ENE

SLC 500, 5/01, 5/02, 5/03, 5/04, and 5/05

Micrologix 1000, 1200, 1400, and 1500

The lowest cost version that can connect to all the the PLCs Rslogix 500 supports.

Many advanced features are disabled, most notably online editing.

$1,410

 RSLogix 500 Standard Edition Offline/Online Programming

9324-RL0300ENE

SLC 500, 5/01, 5/02, 5/03, 5/04, and 5/05

Micrologix 1000, 1200, 1400, and 1500

This is the full featured version of RsLogix 500 including online editing, data table usage, program compare, and many other useful features.

 $2,830

 RSLogix 500 Professional Edition Offline/Online Programming

9324-RL0700NXENE

 

SLC 500, 5/01, 5/02, 5/03, 5/04, and 5/05

Micrologix 1000, 1200, 1400, and 1500

The same as 9324-RL0300ENE with the addition of Microsoft VBA scripting capability and the following additional software included: RSLogix Emulate 500, RSNetworx for ControlNet, RSNetworx for EtherNet/IP, and RSNetworx for DeviceNet.

 $6,240

 

 

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