How to download CompactLogix and ControlLogix Firmware


In today's article we walk you through the updated steps you take to download CompactLogix and ControlLogix Firmware.


Step 1) Navigate to www.ab.com

Download A-B PLC Firmware Step 1


Step 2) On the left, click on the “Product Compatibility and Download Center” link:

Download A-B PLC Firmware Step 2


Step 3) Now select “Firmware Updates”

Download A-B PLC Firmware Step 3


Step 4) Here select your processor type. In this example we'll choose “CompactLogix”

Download A-B PLC Firmware Step 4


Step 5) Select your processor from the list. In this example we'll choose an L16:

Download A-B PLC Firmware Step 5


Step 6) You may be prompted to choose a “Series,” and then choose your desired firmware “Version”

Download A-B PLC Firmware Step 6A

Download A-B PLC Firmware Step 6B


Step 7) Next, select “Downloads”

Download A-B PLC Firmware Step 7



Step 8) Now click the picture of a red arrow and hard drive:

Download A-B PLC Firmware Step 8


Step 9) Select “Firmware” and then click on “Download Cart”

Download A-B PLC Firmware Step 9


Step 10) “Accept” the license agreement:

Download A-B PLC Firmware Step 10


Step 11) Select “Direct Download”

Download A-B PLC Firmware Step 11


Step 12) And now you'll see a link to download your selected firmware:

Download A-B PLC Firmware Step 12


I hope you've found this article on how to download firmware for a CompactLogix or ControlLogix helpful.

If you have any comments, questions, corrections, or suggestions please don't hesitate to leave them with us by filling out the “post a comment or question” link below.

Sincerely,

Shawn Tierney
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Shawn began sharing automation news and know-how online in 1996 when he launched his first BBS. Then in 1999 he moved to the internet launching ShawnMichael.com, which he later renamed ShawnMTierney.com. In 2013 he moved his automation efforts to a new website, TheAutomationBlog.com, which has since become the most popular independent industrial automation blog on the web.
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