Controls Upgrade - MicroNet™ Plus

This is a controls upgrade from Mark VI and Fanuc 90-70 to Woodward MicroNet Plus, the latest evolution of the MicroNet control system developed for Aero LM product lines.The upgrade consists of replacing both the chassis and software of Fuel Controller and Sequencer new hardware and software for the MicroNet™ Plus. The system interfaces with the existing field devices and on-engine hardware that provide core fuel control, package sequencing, and protection.


  • Availability
  • Reliability
  • Flexibility

What Can Upgrading Do for You?

  • Includes the latest fuel control software with associated improvements
  • Powerful CPU for demanding applications
  • Flexibility to use current configuration or different configurations, depending on your needs
  • Real-time multi-tasking VxWorks operating system
  • Improved control system hardware availability and reliability
  • Exceptional accuracy, fast update rates, and high channel-to-channel isolation
  • SNTP-compliant for time synchronization
  • Eliminates transceiver module
  • Increases communications capabilities (Ethernet and CANBUS ports)
  • Time stamping sequence of events can be accomplished from 1 - 5ms
  • Increases expansion chassis options (8 or 14 slots)
  • Offers a complete suite of software products for service interface

How we get you there

  • The latest evolution of the MicroNet™ control system that has been developed for Aero LM product lines.
  • It meets the current GE production standard for the LM2500 and the LM6000 product lines.
  • System interfaces with existing field devices and on-engine hardware providing core fuel control, package sequencing and protection.
  • Combines both the Mark VI and the Fanuc90-70 PLC into a single controller and chassis. 
  • The MicroNet™ Plus Control System provides high-speed closed loop control, system sequencing, auxiliary system control, surge control, monitoring/alarming and station control.

The “Plus” features a series of product enhancements/upgrades:

  • Single or Redundant System Configuration (Dual power supplies, dual CPUs) to provide high availability
  • Synchronized Memory – ensures that both CPUs use the same operating information in every rate group
  • 1 ms Transfer
  • On-line Reparability
  • New Motorola 5200 Processor
  • Real Time Network

Applicable Turbine Models

  • LM2500, LM6000