Glossary Definition for plc

Glossary Term: plc 

Definition

A Programmable Logic Controller (PLC, or Programmable Controller) is a ruggedized, microprocessor-based system which provides factory or plant automation by monitoring sensors and controlling actuators in real time.

See: Maxim Solutions for PLCs.

PLC is also used as an acronym for Powerline Communications (HomePlug).

Synonyms
  • Programmable Controller
  • Programmable Logic Controller
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