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Entry type: Product note Entry ID: 103198923, Entry date: 05/31/2017

SIMOTICS S-1FK7 G1 (AH36-100, without direct mounting on the gear unit), product phase-out on October 1, 2014, discontinuation on October 1, 2019

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The SIMOTICS S-1FK7 G1 range of servo motors (AH36-100, without direct mounting on the gear unit), will be phased out on October 1, 2014. At the same time, discontinuation will be announced for October 1, 2019.

Update: Changed date for discontinuation =  October 1, 2019.

Product phase-out of the SIMOTICS S-1FK7 generation 1, declaration as phase-out product and announcement of discontinuation

From October 1, 2014, the SIMOTICS S-1FK7 synchronous servo motors of generation 1 in shaft height 36 to 100 (without direct mounting on the gear unit) will be taken out of the active marketing phase and run as phase-out products. The phase-out period is up to September 30, 2019 and is intended to give users time to switch over to the successor product. The successor product is SIMOTICS S-1FK7 generation 2 in shaft height 36 to 100.

From October 1, 2019, the 1FK7 servo motors involved will only be available to maintain a stock of replacement motors.


  • October 2014: End of active marketing and announcement of discontinuation for October 1, 2019.
  • October 2019: Discontinuation will take place. SIMOTICS S-1FK7 generation 1 available only as a spare part.

Affected motors

Discontinuation on October 1, 2019 affects the following SIMOTICS S-1FK7 motors:

Predecessor product Successor product
S-1FK7 G1 Compact servo motors S-1FK7 G2 Compact servo motors
1FK703x-5A... 1FK703x-2A...
1FK704x-5A... 1FK704x-2A...
1FK706x-5A... 1FK706x-2A...
1FK708x-5A... 1FK708x-2A...
1FK710x-5A... 1FK710x-2A...
S-1FK7 G1 High Dynamic servo motors S-1FK7 G2 High Dynamic servo motors
1FK703x-7A... 1FK703x-4C...
1FK704x-7A... 1FK704x-4C...
1FK706x-7A... 1FK706x-4C...
1FK708x-7A... 1FK708x-4C...

The following motors remain in the active marketing phase and are not affected by the announced product phase-out:

  • Motors in shaft heights 20 and 28:
    • 1FK701x-5A... and 1FK702x-5A...

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Phone, Asia/Pacific: +86 (10) 6475 7575
See also 109756534 

Migration of SIMOTICS S-1FK7 G1 to the successor product SIMOTICS S-1FK7 G2

See under 55738520 for a description of the successor product, and for migration documentation.

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