AutomationDirect's newest PLC CPU is priced at $255.00, theirs is priced at $3,160!
The P2-550 CPU is an unbeatable value at $255.00 . Its 50 MB of memory and fast scan time are just for starters - this CPU does the work of at least four or five pieces of hardware compared to other controllers. With its five built-in communication ports, it does the usual CPU stuff like storing and running the program, plus:
The P2000 PLC was designed in the USA to offer you the lowest cost of ownership in its class. Here's some proof. Compare our new P2000 PLC CPU (P2-550) to the Allen Bradley CompactLogix PLC CPU (1769-L33ER).
The $3,160 (list price) Allen Bradley CPU offers 2MB of user memory, a 1GB SD card slot, three communications ports (Serial communication is extra!) and LED on/off CPU status indicators. Of course, you will also need to purchase programming software for the Allen Bradley CPU for $837* (list price for RSLogix 5000 Mini Edition).
The $255 (list price) AutomationDirect P2-550 CPU offers 50MB of built-in memory, a removable micro SD card slot (up to 32GB of data storage and portable program downloads), 5 built-in communications ports, a high resolution OLED text messaging display with keypad, and LED status indicators also. Our USA designed programming software (developed in house) is Free ($0.00) with no annual licensing fees. Download as many copies as you want! Give it to your friends! You'll also get our Free ($0.00) unlimited phone-in technical support which has received top service awards for the last 14 years in our industry.
Check out the price comparison chart at right to see how other components of the P2000 PLC stack up in price.