How to download CompactLogix and ControlLogix Firmware

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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

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

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Step 3) Now select “Firmware Updates”

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

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

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

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Step 7) Next, select “Downloads”

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

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

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Step 10) “Accept” the license agreement:

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Step 11) Select “Direct Download”

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

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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 “Leave a reply” form at the bottom of this page.

Sincerely,

Shawn Tierney
Automation Blogger and Trainer

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