Design and Configuration Software


Simplify standalone machine development for multiple industries with the Connected Components Workbench™ software. As part of our Integrated Architecture® system, our Connected Components Workbench software provides device configuration, controller programming, and integration with Human Machine Interface (HMI) editor. This software helps reduce initial machine development time and cost.

Learn About Connected Components Workbench Software

Our software is developed based on proven Rockwell Automation and Microsoft Visual Studio technology.

Our Connected Components Workbench software is:

  • Easy to Configure – Single software package reduces initial machine development time and cost
  • Easy to Program – Simplify programming process with sample code and user-defined function blocks
  • Easy to Visualize – Reference Micro800® controller variables directly when creating HMI tags

Overview of the Latest Software Release

Connected Components Workbench Software

  • Additional support for Micro870® controller with twice as many instruction steps and expansion I/O modules as current Micro850® controller
  • Additional device support includes: PowerFlex® 755T AC drive and GuardShield™ 450L-E Safety Light Curtain with muting and blanking
  • PanelView™ 800 graphic terminals are enhanced with FTP (alarms, data log, recipes), email client and printing over Ethernet and USB

Connected Components Workbench Software Version — Feature Pack

  • Shorten Micro800 controller programming time
  • Search for and add instructions with ease using Instruction Toolbar
  • Share code between Connected Components Workbench and Studio 5000 Logix Designer® software
  • Program in your preferred environment by switching instruction names between default IEC and Logix themes
  • Improve controller integration with PanelView™ 800 tag import/export function for CompactLogix™ 5370 controllers and Micro800 controllers

Windows Operating System Requirements

Supported Operating System - Tested Editions

  • Windows 7 SP1 - 32-bit and 64-bit
  • Windows 8 and 8.1 - 32-bit and 64-bit
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 - 64-bit
  • Windows Server 2012 - 64-bit
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 - 64-bit
  • Windows 10 - 32-bit and 64-bit

Hardware Requirements

Hardware Minimum Requirements

  • Processor - Intel Pentium 4 2.8GHz or equivalent
  • RAM Memory - 2 GB
  • Hard Disk Space - 10 GB free
  • Optical Drive - DVD-ROM
  • Any Microsoft Windows®-compatible pointing device


  • Intel Core i5 2.4GHz or equivalent
  • 8 GB or more
  • 10 GB free or more

Download Software

Already have Version 11? Just download the free Feature Pack that is available in both the Standard and Developer Editions. Both editions are available in the following languages:

The Developer Edition includes Archive Manager and extensive Micro800 controller programming capabilities for an enhanced user experience.

1. Click one of the following links:

2. Click Select Files to download:

  • Software (Serial number required for Developer Edition)
  • Firmware Tools
  • Feature Pack
  • User Manuals
  • Sample Code

Order the DVD

Software Resources

Learn more about Connected Components Workbench™ software with our comprehensive range of tutorial videos that provide guidance from programming Micro800 controllers to configuring PanelView™ 800 graphic terminals and related devices.

Design your applications efficiently with access to our sample code library for Micro800 controllers.

Minimize Your Start-up Time

Watch these videos to discover our flexible and cost-effective Micro Control solutions that helps to minimize your start-up time for your standalone machines.

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