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EZAutomation (EZPLC) vs AutomationDirect (DL205/Do-More)

DL205 from AutomationDirect is manufactured in China whose price is invariably going to increase due to tarrifs. It is constantly going up and you will be well advised to take in to account this uncertainity of price and/or availabilty at all.

Feature EZAutomation
EZPLC with 48 I/O - $694
AutomationDirect
DL205 with 48 I/O - $1175
Model EZPLC 8 module base, 16 DCI, 8 DCO, 8 RLO, 4 AI, and 4 AO, Expandable to 2048 I/O.
This configuration has a spare slot for another I/O module.
**Note: You may Click on our configurator for any other system configuration.
16 DCI, 8 DCO, 8 RLO, 4 AI, and 4 AO
Plug-in I/O modules 8 pt. Cube I/O (16 coming soon) 8 & 16 pt. I/O
PLC Functionality High End, Advance Function Blocks, Advanced Math Capable. High End, Advance Function Blocks, Advanced Math Capable
Runtime Edit Yes Yes
PID Logic 8 Auto tuned PID loops Yes
Program Time in minutes EZiest Drag 'N' Drop Programming software, no class required Cumbersome
Free Flow Logic that cuts down number of rungs by atleast 50% Yes No
Short Circuit Protection on digital outputs Digital Outputs are Short Circuit Protected Digital Outputs are NOT Short Circuit Protected
High Speed Counter 100KHz High Speed Counter with 100 µs PLS Output Available No
31 different mix "n" match I/O modules Yes Not available
Highest processing speed, 40 µs response to interrupt, screw-to-screw Yes Not available
Highest Processing power per cubic inch. 4 Analog In, 4 Analog Out 12-bit in 2x2x1" cube At least 50% bigger
Highest Reliability and Noise Immunity in industry. Yes No
Communications galore, DeviceNet, Profibus, all Industrial Ethernet protocols. (DH+/RIO coming soon) Yes No DH+/RIO
32 bit Floating point Math and Logic Yes Yes
Drum Sequencer, and send to marquee instruction Yes No Send to Marquee
RS422/485 Modbus Master Port Built-in Extra cost
Advanced instructions: Data convert, move block, bit move, strings and subroutines Yes Yes
Modular Expandable to 2048 I/O Yes Not Specified
Status LED for each I/O in every model and Plug-in Terminal Blocks, for EZiest troubleshooting & maintenance. Yes No
Custom Cube I/O Modules for qualified customers in 4 weeks Yes No
Load project using OEM packager. No software required. OEM Packager. No need of software to transfer program to PLC. Feature Not available
Flash memory module to back up PLC project Yes No
Password protection for OEM/SI investment Yes No
Quality Testing of each unit shipped Mini HASS, temperature shock and vibration for each unit shipped No
24 Hour Burn Room Each Unit Shipped No
Made in America to create and sustain American jobs Made in America, Free of Tariffs No

EZAutomation (EZPLC) vs AutomationDirect (DL205/Do-More)

DL205 from AutomationDirect is manufactured in China whose price is invariably going to increase due to tarrifs. It is constantly going up and you will be well advised to take in to account this uncertainity of price and/or availabilty at all.

Feature EZAutomation
EZPLC with 60 I/O - $713
AutomationDirect
DL205 with 60 I/O - $1318
Model EZPLC 8 module base, 16 DCI, 8 ACI, 16 DCO, 8 RLO, 4 AI, and 4 AO, Expandable to 2048 I/O.
This configuration has a spare slot for another I/O module.
**Note: You may Click on our configurator for any other system configuration.
16 DCI, 8 ACI, 16 DCO, 8 RLO, 4 AI, and 4 AO
Plug-in I/O modules 8 pt. Cube I/O (16 coming soon) 8 & 16 pt. I/O
PLC Functionality High End, Advance Function Blocks, Advanced Math Capable. High End, Advance Function Blocks, Advanced Math Capable
Runtime Edit Yes Yes
PID Logic 8 Auto tuned PID loops Yes
Program Time in minutes EZiest Drag 'N' Drop Programming software, no class required Cumbersome
Free Flow Logic that cuts down number of rungs by atleast 50% Yes No
Short Circuit Protection on digital outputs Digital Outputs are Short Circuit Protected Digital Outputs are NOT Short Circuit Protected
High Speed Counter 100KHz High Speed Counter with 100 µs PLS Output Available No
31 different mix "n" match I/O modules Yes Not available
Highest processing speed, 40 µs response to interrupt, screw-to-screw Yes Not available
Highest Processing power per cubic inch. 4 Analog In, 4 Analog Out 12-bit in 2x2x1" cube At least 50% bigger
Highest Reliability and Noise Immunity in industry. Yes No
Communications galore, DeviceNet, Profibus, all Industrial Ethernet protocols. (DH+/RIO coming soon) Yes No DH+/RIO
32 bit Floating point Math and Logic Yes Yes
Drum Sequencer, and send to marquee instruction Yes No Send to Marquee
RS422/485 Modbus Master Port Built-in Extra cost
Advanced instructions: Data convert, move block, bit move, strings and subroutines Yes Yes
Modular Expandable to 2048 I/O Yes Not Specified
Status LED for each I/O in every model and Plug-in Terminal Blocks, for EZiest troubleshooting & maintenance. Yes No
Custom Cube I/O Modules for qualified customers in 4 weeks Yes No
Load project using OEM packager. No software required. OEM Packager. No need of software to transfer program to PLC. Feature Not available
Flash memory module to back up PLC project Yes No
Password protection for OEM/SI investment Yes No
Quality Testing of each unit shipped Mini HASS, temperature shock and vibration for each unit shipped No
24 Hour Burn Room Each Unit Shipped No
Made in America to create and sustain American jobs Made in America, Free of Tariffs No