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Mitsubishi Electric PLC Controllers

Machine Control, Industrial Automation & SCADA Software
    PLC Controllers

PLC Controllers

Whether for standalone machine or factory and enterprise level systems, Mitsubishi Electric designs PLC controllers to meet specific production needs. The full portfolio of automation control product solutions relies on industry-leading technologies to help increase efficiency whether requirements are basic or advanced.

iQ-R Series PLC Controllers

As the core for next-generation automation environments, the Mitsubishi Electric iQ-R Series of controllers offers a full-featured control platform with fast processing speeds, network and module synchronization, and multi-discipline control. The advanced design of the iQ-R enables users to lead their industries with superior machine performance and productivity. A multitude of CPU and I/O module options make it a flexible solution for a wide variety of applications.

The iQ-R Series of automation controllers offers dramatic improvements in performance, setting new benchmark standards for processing speed and helping deliver increased productivity. This not only enables users to realize enhanced system designs, but also provides the basis for significant reduction in hardware costs. At the same time, the iQ-R Series of automation controller offers reductions in development cost, maintenance cost and risk of system failure, while providing an innovative upgrade path that will enable users to take advantage of ongoing developments through software upgrades rather than hardware upgrades.

iQ-F Automation Controllers

The Mitsubishi Electric MELSEC-F Series has undergone many advancements, making way for the next generation MELSEC iQ-F Series, with enhanced high speed bus, expanded built-in functions, advanced SSCNET III/H support and improved engineering environment with parameter settings in GX Works3 engineering software. From standalone use to networked system application, MELSEC iQ-F takes businesses to the next level.

The iQ-F Series is Mitsubishi Electric’s compact control platform. The FX5U model provides a cost effective solution that boasts ease of use, functionality, and high performance in a small panel footprint. Ideal for small to medium machines, the FX5U and FX5UC controllers enable faster decision making with access to real time data and improved machine accuracy and throughput. The FX5U and FX5UC are keys to a more profitable manufacturing environment.

The iQ-F Series PLC offers simple connection options to a wide range of automation equipment, including Mitsubishi Electric servos and inverters, as well as Cognex vision systems, networks and energy meters, with reduced wiring effort and no additional programming.


The MELSEC-Q Series sets the standard for speed, precision and performance. Multi-disciplinary in design, the Q Series offers a broad spectrum of automation capabilities from basic sequence control to process/redundant, motion and PC-based control functions. Flexible and expandable, Q Series modules can be mixed and matched to create a system that addresses necessary functions. Whether a small standalone machine or entire plants in a variety of industries, this controller line can help minimize operation cycles, improve performance and maximize equipment uptime.

MELSEC-L PLC Controllers

The MELSEC-L Series is the perfect solution for mid-range machines, as well as larger networked applications. This high performance controller delivers advanced features with maximum versatility in a small footprint. The compact size, easy expandability, networking capabilities and powerful built-in functionalities make the L Series an ideal solution to meet diverse needs now and in the future. The rack-free design offers system flexibility with minimal panel space. This controller platform provides an excellent solution for customers who strive for performance in a compact and versatile package.

MELSEC-F Series Controllers

The MELSEC-F Series PLC provides a compact control solution with flexible options for system configuration. Power supply, CPU and I/O are all included in a single unit, providing basic functionality that can then be supplemented with the wide variety of expansion options for I/O, analog, positioning and communications.


MELSEC safety solutions allow the visualization of safety information, deliver safety control and boost productivity to  provide an accident-free, risk-free working environment. These safety solutions provide protection for operators and technicians in a manner that keeps the machines running to the fullest degree possible.

The QS Safety Programmable Controller is an exceptional fit for mid-size to large safety control needs and is easily programmed through ladder and function blocks. Additionally, CC-Link IE Field and CC-Link Safety enable distributed safety control. The WS Safety Controller is a compact safety controller most suitable to ensure safe operation of standalone machines or systems.

For more information on PLC Controllers from Mitsubishi Electric, as well as how Power Motion can help, please contact us. We have locations in St. Louis, Kansas City and Little Rock, providing distributor and automation solutions services for Missouri, Kansas, Arkansas, Nebraska, Southern Illinois, Southern and Western Iowa, Northern Louisiana, Eastern Oklahoma and Northeast Texas. Not all products available in all areas.

Mitsubishi Electric PLC Controllers