Home / Electronics Articles / Advantages and disadvantages of programmable logic controller (PLC) Advantages and disadvantages of programmable logic controller (PLC) Author: Technical Editor Category: Electronics Articles 20 Apr 17 There are some advantages of programmable logic controller (PLC) are given below, It has very faster scan time. It has capable to communication with computer in plant. It has great computational capabilities. It has shorter training time required. A wide range of control application. It Have interfacing for inputs and outputs already inside the controller. It is easily programmed and has an easily understood programming language. It has project cost can be accurately calculated. It has supervisory control capability. It has small physical size. It has flexibility in programming and reprogramming. Troubleshooting is easier and faster. It has high speed counters. It has shorter project implementation time. It has reliability in operation. There are some disadvantages of programmable logic controller (PLC) are given below, When a problem occurs, hold-up time is indefinite, usually long. There are limitations of working of PLCs under high temperature, vibration conditions. some PLCs turns on when power is restored and may cause any accident. programmable logic controller Like20 Dislike8 Related Articles:What is programmable logic controller (PLC)?Need of programmable logic controller (PLC) in automationBlock diagram of programmable logic controller (PLC)Application of programmable logic controller (PLC)Difference between analog instruments and digital…Advantages and disadvantages of controller area network… Tags:controller, PLC Related Posts What is operating system and its types? by Technical Editor Advantages, disadvantages and applications of bourdon tube by Technical Editor Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Name:* Email:* Website : Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.