Entry type: Product note Entry ID: 99411720, Entry date: 08/12/2014

Announcement Phase out: SIRIUS MCU metal and soft starter 8PV5051

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Beginning on August 1, 2014, the phase-out phase for the SIRIUS MCU motor starters in metal enclosures and the 8PV5051 soft starters will be in effect.

Date for the Phase-out Announcement : 2014-08-01

As of August 1, 2014, the SIRIUS MCU motor starters in metal enclosures
(3RK4320-3.Q54-.BA., 3RK4320-5.Q64-.BA.) and the 8PV5051* soft starters are identified as phase-out types. You will find a detailed list with the affected order numbers in the attachment to this newsletter.
For new systems, we recommend the SIRIUS M200D motor starter with a AS-Interface.
These motor starters cover the functionality of the SIRIUS MCU motor starters, with only a few exceptions (e.g. partially limited power range). You will also find a conversion list for MCU motor starters to M200D in the attachment of this newsletter.

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