Schneider Electric – Modicon M580 – ePAC


The new high-end Modicon M580 Ethernet Programmable Automation Controller (ePAC) features Redundant Processors, native Ethernet, and cyber-security embedded in its core and brings:

  • Native Ethernet capabilities
  • High performance
  • High availability for processors & networks
  • Enhanced cyber-security
  • More flexibility in design and greater agility for your operations
  • Smooth modernization solutions


Prepare your plant for the future:

  • With a built-in Ethernet backbone, the M580 architecture interconnects all your devices and provides continuous communication flow to reap IIoT benefits.
  • High level of computing power for increasingly data-intensive processes.

Boost your productivity:

  • End-to-end 100 Mbps speed, from top to bottom
  • Application response time up by 10 times
  • 64 MB memory — data capacity of up by 8 times

Reduce downtime:

  • Availability rate up to 99.9996%
  • Redundant CPUs
  • Intelligent redundant power supply designed to dramatically extend life span

Protect your know-how:

  • IPSec communications protocol
  • Cyber-security certified (Achilles Level 2)
  • Encrypted password access
  • Strict supervision of firmware and software integrity
  • Easy to configure Cyber security features via the Unity Pro platform

Evolve and scale your architectures without stopping the process:

  • Add new RIO drops or new modules in the architecture.
  • Hot swap your modules — with automatic reconfiguration.
  • Modify channel configuration parameters, application or change variables.

Invest in the long term:

  • Capitalize on Modicon's robust hardware platform and Unity Pro engineering software efficiency
  • Migrate or modernize your installed base with a smooth transition to newer technology


Medium to Large process applications:

  • Water and Waste Water plants: WWTP, Pumping, desalination
  • Food and Beverage: Liquid Food, Dairy, Confectionary, Pet Food
  • Mining Metal Minerals: Mining water treatment, Cement, Conveyors
  • Hydro Power: Small/Medium/Large plants
  • O&G: Midstream
  • Transportation: Metro, Tunnels, Airports
  • OEM Process: Material Handling, turbo machinery

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