In today's article I walk you through how to find and download Allen-Bradley Programmable Controller and HMI Firmware.
Step 1) Open you web browser and go to www.ab.com:
Step 2) Then click on “Compatibility and Downloads”:
Below I choose downloads for the PanelView Plus 7 Standard:
And here I choose the downloads for the 1756-L61:Step 5) Now from the list if versions, select the “down arrow” on the side of the firmware you want to download.
Below I select version 9.00 for the PanelView Plus 7 Standard:
And here I choose version 20.019 for the L61:Step 6) Then in the popup window, click on the firmware link:
Note: If you don't have a free login, you can create one quickly if you provide a valid email address.
Step 8) Now click on the “Accept” button to agree to the license:
Step 9) At this point I typically choose “Direct Download”:
If you need help flashing your PanelView HMI or Logix Controller, check out one of my previous articles below:
To watch a video demonstration of the above, check out Episode 48 of The Automation Minute Season 4 below:
I hope you've found this article on how to download firmware for Allen-Bradley PLCs and HMIs helpful.
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