Parker has begun the obsolescence process of the 690+ product line. Parker made the decision to discontinue the line due to the obsolescence of critical components from their suppliers in addition to product maturity. The last day the AC690+ drives will be available for order is June 30, 2022.
Please make sure to note the following.
- Quantities are limited, and Parker cannot guarantee availability.
- It is possible that when stock becomes low, Parker may need to cancel or not accept new orders.
- Please note that all orders for AC690+ placed and acknowledged prior to the date of this announcement will be fulfilled.
- Lead time remains 140 days on all AC690+ products, however Parker will push to deliver as soon as possible within that time.
Products being obsoleted include all the AC690+ series drives and spare control PCB assemblies. Spare parts and accessories that are not currently quantity limited will be obsoleted later, and a separate bulletin will be released with more details soon.
The AC30 Series is currently the recommended replacement option. The AC30 is functionally capable of replacing the AC690+ in most instances. Parker’s AC20 series due to launch in the first half of calendar year 2023 will provide another alternative replacement. Details of the AC20 shall be released soon.
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