AutomationDirect Presents Productivity1000 PLC System with User-Friendly Programming

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The Productivity1000 Micro-Modular PLC System is available in 16- and 15-pt VDC models and 8- and 16-pt VAC/VDC input versions. The unit can be expanded with up to 8 I/O modules with total of 128 discrete I/O points or 48 analog I/O channels. It features built-in micro USB, Serial RS-485, Serial RS-232, Ethernet 10/100Mbps communication ports.

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More Productivity1000 PLC I/O Capabilities from AutomationDirect

AutomationDirect has added more AC, DC and analog I/O modules to increase the capabilities and versatility of the Productivity1000 micro-modular PLC.

The micro stackable P1000 PLC system provides communications, user-friendly programming, integrated data storage, and a full lineup of discrete, analog and specialty I/O modules in a super-compact size. The P1000 PLC system can be expanded with up to 8 I/O modules for a total of 128 discrete I/O points or 48 analog I/O channels.

Newly added direct current P1000 modules include higher density 16- and 15-pt VDC models, and 8- and 16-pt VAC/VDC input versions.

8-point 120-240V AC input and output modules have been added; new analog I/O includes RTD 4-channel input and combination 4-channel input, 2-channel output, 0-20 mA and 0-10 VDC modules.

Starting at $33.50, I/O modules are auto-discovered and easily added / removed using a single latch mechanism. There are no module placement restrictions and no power budget limitations. QR (Quick Response) codes are printed on each module for the latest specifications / wiring diagrams.

The complete line of Productivity1000 components can be seen at

About AutomationDirect:

In business since 1994, AutomationDirect is a distributor offering thousands of industrial automation products for electrical control systems, including PLCs, operator interfaces, AC drives, motors, stepper systems, sensors, motor controls, enclosures and more. Their prices are typically well below the list price of more traditional automation companies because of their business model and focus on efficiency and the majority of their products are stocked for same-day shipping. Plus, get free two-day delivery on orders over $49; some limitations apply. For more information, contact them at 800-633-0405 or visit

Editorial Contact: Tina Gable

Phone: 678-455-1845


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