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Comparison between Ardbox Arduino PLC and MicroLogix 1100

Two great industrial controllers for multiple applications. With similar quantity of inputs and outputs and IOs types. 


Industrial PLC Ardbox Relay MicroLogix 1100 Allen Bradley

Industrial PLC Ardbox Relay MicroLogix 1100 Allen Bradley
Nº of Digital Inputs
x2 Digital (optoisol.) x8 Analog (Can also work as Digital)
x10 (6 and 4 fast)
Nº of Digital Outputs
- -
Nº of Analog Inputs
x8 (Can also work as Digital)
x2 (possibility of expansion modules) 
Nº of Analog Outputs
x3 Configurable by switch
-
Nº of Relay Outputs 
x8
x6
RS-485 (Y/N) - Quantity
x1 (Half & Full Duplex)
x1 (Half Duplex) 
RS-232 (Y/N) - Quantity
x1 x1
Ethernet (Y/N) - Quantity 
- One 10/100 port
WiFi (Y/N)
- -
BLE (Y/N)
- -
GPRS & GSM (Y/N)
- -
Other Communication protocols available
I2C, SPI, DALI, LoRA, Serial TTL, ... 

I2Cx1, SPIx1 DF1 Full Duplex, DF1 Half Duplex Master/Slave, DF1 Radio Modem
RTC (Real Time Clock) 
- Yes
Flash Memory (Arduino/ESP32)  RAM (Raspberry) 
32KB (8kB for bootloader)
-
Clock Speed (Arduino / ESP32)  CPU (Raspberry) 
16MHz
-
Operative Temperature
0ºC to 60 ºC
-20°C to +65°C
Other Features
- PID, EMBEDDED LCD, FLOATING POINT MATH, ONLINE EDITING + Option to add expansion IOs Modules
Software License? (Y/N)
No Yes | Rockwell Studio (Min. Package: 911,00 €)
NET Price
147,00 €
362-640 €


Comparison between M-Duino PLC 42 IOs and CP1L CPU Omron® 40 I/O


M-DUINO PLC Arduino Ethernet 42 I/Os
CP1L CPU Omron 40 I/O

Industrial PLC Ardbox Relay MicroLogix 1100 Allen Bradley
Nº of Digital / Analog Inputs
Total 26 x14 x12 (Can also work as Digital)
Total 25 x24 x1 External Board
Nº of Digital / Analog Outputs
Total 16 x10 x6 Total 16 x16
Nº of Relay Outputs 
- Yes, unspecified in the datasheet
RS-485 (Y/N) - Quantity
x1
Optional (Not by default) 
RS-232 (Y/N) - Quantity
x1 Optional
Ethernet (Y/N) - Quantity 
x1 x1
WiFi (Y/N)
Optional -
BLE (Y/N)
Optional -
GPRS & GSM (Y/N)
Optional -
Other Communication protocols available
I2C, SPI, DALI, LoRA, Serial TTL, ... 

I2Cx1, SPIx1, Modbus -
RTC (Real Time Clock) 
Yes -
Flash Memory (Arduino/ESP32)  RAM (Raspberry) 
256KB (8kB for bootloader)
-
Clock Speed
16MHz
-
Operative Temperature
0ºC to 60 ºC
0 to 55°C
Other Features
- Option to add expansion IOs modules
Software License? (Y/N)
No Yes | 411,30 € basic CP1E & CP1L Software
NET Price
288,75€
794,97€


Comparison between M-Duino PLC 21 IOs and Schneider® Modicon TM221CE24U


M-DUINO PLC Arduino Ethernet 21 I/Os
Schneider Modicon TM221CE24U

Industrial PLC Ardbox Relay MicroLogix 1100 Allen Bradley
Nº of Digital / Analog Inputs
Total 13 x7 x6 (Can also work as Digital)
Total 16 x14 x2
Nº of Digital / Analog Outputs
Total 8 x5 x3 Total 10 x10
Nº of Relay Outputs 
- -
RS-485 (Y/N) - Quantity
x1
x1 
RS-232 (Y/N) - Quantity
x1 x1
Ethernet (Y/N) - Quantity 
x1 x1
WiFi (Y/N)
Optional -
BLE (Y/N)
Optional -
GPRS & GSM (Y/N)
Optional -
Other Communication protocols available
I2C, SPI, DALI, LoRA, Serial TTL, ... 

Serial TTL, I2C x1, SPI x1 USB port: USB - SoMachine-Network
RTC (Real Time Clock) 
Yes Yes
Flash Memory (Arduino/ESP32)  RAM (Raspberry) 
256KB (8kB for bootloader)
256KB
Clock Speed
16MHz
-
Operative Temperature
0ºC to 60 ºC
-10 to 55°C
Other Features
- PID, EMBEDDED LCD, FLOATING POINT MATH, ONLINE EDITING + Option to add expansion IOs Modules
Software License? (Y/N)
No Yes | Full Package: 1.468,00 €
NET Price
205,80€
248,00€


Comparison between Raspberry PLC and SIMATIC S7-1500 CPU 1511C-1PN


Rasbperry PLC 
SIMATIC S7-1500 CPU 1511C-1PN

Industrial PLC Ardbox Relay MicroLogix 1100 Allen Bradley
Nº of Digital / Analog Inputs
Total 37 x21 x16
Total 25 x16 + 4x (High Speed Digital Outputs) x5
Nº of Digital / Analog Outputs
Total 32 x23 x9 Total 18 x16 x2
Nº of Relay Outputs 
- -
RS-485 (Y/N) - Quantity
x2

RS-232 (Y/N) - Quantity
- -
Ethernet (Y/N) - Quantity 
x2 x2
WiFi (Y/N)
Yes -
BLE (Y/N)
Yes -
GPRS & GSM (Y/N)
Yes -
Other Communication protocols available
I2C, SPI, DALI, LoRA, Serial TTL, ... 

Serial TTL, I2C x1, SPI x1, CAN  USB port: USB - SoMachine-Network
RTC (Real Time Clock) 
Yes Yes
Micro SD Slot
Yes (intended for the OS image) Yes
Flash Memory (Arduino/ESP32)  RAM (Raspberry) 
256KB (8kB for bootloader)
256KB
Clock Speed (Arduino / ESP32)  CPU (Raspberry) 
Broadcom BCM2711, Quad-Core Cortex-A72 64 bits a 1.5GHz 175 KB for program 1 MB for data
Operative Temperature
0ºC to 60 ºC
-10 to 55°C
Other Features
UPS, x2 microHDMI ports, Auxiliar Port
High Speed Outputs + 6 High speed counters+ PROFINET + Option to add expansion IOs modules 
Software License? (Y/N)
No Yes | Simatic Step 7 basic = 183,77€. Full Package: 2.300,00 €
NET Price
455,85
1.070,00€ (Price from distributor, not from Siemens®)


Comparison between TouchBerry 10.1" and SIMATIC IPC377E

Two HMI solutions available for similar applications of monitoring and control.


TouchBerry 10.1"
SIMATIC IPC377E

TouchBerry 10.1" SIMATIC IPC377E
RS-485 (Y/N) - Quantity
x1 Optional

RS-232 (Y/N) - Quantity
- -
Ethernet (Y/N) - Quantity 
x2 Gigabit x1 Gibabit
WiFi (Y/N)
Yes Yes
BLE (Y/N)
Yes -
GPRS & GSM (Y/N)
- -
Other Communication protocols available
I2C, SPI, DALI, LoRA, Serial TTL, ... 

x2 USB 3.0 + x2 USB 2.0 + RTC + UPS x2 USB 3.0 + x2 USB 2.0
RTC (Real Time Clock) 
Yes Yes 
Micro SD Slot
Yes (intended for the OS image) Yes (Intended for local data storage) 
Flash Memory (Arduino/ESP32)  RAM (Raspberry) 
4 GB
4 GB
CPU
Quad core Cortex-A72 (ARM v8, 1.5GHz) 64-bit SoC
Intel Celeron Quad Core Processor (N3160, 1.6 GHz)
Operative Temperature
0ºC to 40 ºC
0 to 75°C
Other Features
VESA Mounting, (1280x720) resolution, IP20
VESA Mounting, (1280x800) resolution, IP65
Software License? (Y/N)
No Yes | 2.193,00 € Full Package
NET Price
608,75€
1.072,00€ (Price from distributor, not from Siemens®)