Do-More PLC – FAQ

Q: What is a Do-More PLC?

A: Do-More PLC is a programmable logic controller manufactured by AutomationDirect. It is designed to provide reliable, high-performance control for industrial automation applications. The Do-More PLC consists of three different PLC hardware.
BRX – The BRX platform is the flagship controller of the Do-more PLC family. With IIoT Integration, data logging, motion control, high-speed I/O, abundant processing power, and customizable communications, this hardware can quickly satisfy the changing demands of industrial automation projects.
H2 – The Do-more H2 series high-performance CPU is compatible with DirectLOGIC 205 hardware.
T1H – The T1H series converts the space-saving Terminator field I/O into a stand-alone control system.

Q: What are some of the key features of the Do-More PLC?

A: Some of the key features of the Do-More PLC include a high-speed processor, a large memory capacity, flexible communications options, built-in data logging and trending, and an intuitive programming environment.

Q: How do I program the Do-More PLC?

A: The Do-More PLC can be programmed using the Do-More Designer software, which provides a user-friendly interface for creating ladder logic programs. The software also includes a variety of debugging and diagnostic tools to simplify troubleshooting. This fully functional, intuitive, free software package consists of a PLC simulator. You can test your logic and communication without having to purchase hardware.

Q: What communication options are available with the Do-More PLC?

A: The Do-More PLC supports various and numerous communication options, including Ethernet, RS-232, RS-485, and USB. This allows the PLC to communicate easily with other devices and systems in an industrial automation environment. Some protocols included are Ethernet/IP, Modbus RTU, Modbus TCP, MQTT, ASCII, etc.

Q: What is the maximum I/O count for the Do-More PLC?

A: The Do-More PLC supports up to 256 I/O points, which can be expanded using additional modules.
Configure a Do-more BRX CPU – This link will help you configure a BRX Do-More PLC controller system.
Need help selecting a PLC family? Use this configuration tool to configure.

Q: Can the Do-More PLC be used for safety applications?

A: While the Do-More PLC does not have built-in safety functionality, it can be used in safety applications when combined with appropriate safety components and programming techniques. AutomationDirect also offers a separate line of safety PLCs for applications that require advanced safety features.

Q: What industries commonly use the Do-More PLC?

A: The Do-More PLC is commonly used in various industries, including manufacturing, food and beverage, automotive, and packaging. Its flexibility and reliability make it well-suited for multiple industrial automation applications.

Q: What kind of support is available for the Do-More PLC?

A: AutomationDirect provides various support resources for the Do-More PLC, including technical documentation, online forums, and a knowledgeable technical support team. Additionally, many third-party resources are available for learning and troubleshooting Do-More PLC applications.

Our entire BRX Do-More Series can be found here: This includes many sample applications for this PLC.

BRX Series PLC from Automation Direct – Power to deliver
Overview Link (Configure and purchase a system)
Manuals and Product Inserts (Installation and Setup Instruction)
Do-More Designer Software (Free Download Link) – The software will contain all the instruction sets and help files for the BRX Series PLC.