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Product Change Notifications

EOL LFLS7266R1/LFLS7266R1-S - Product Change Notification 5975

This PCN is a formal notification that US Digital® is discontinuing the following products(s): LFLS7266R1 and LFLS7266R-S As part of our on-going product lifecycle management process, we have identified products that will be transitioned to an "End-of-Life" status.  Products targeted for end-of-life may be available for a last time buy option prior to being made obsolete, however quantities... Read More »


E4, E4P and S4 - PCN 5741

This PCN is a formal notification that US Digital is discontinuing the following products(s): E4, E4P, S4 As part of our on-going product lifecycle management process, we have identified products that will be transitioned to an "End-of-Life" status.  Products targeted for end-of-life may be available for a last time buy option prior to being made obsolete, however quantities are limited and... Read More »


MAE3 Hub End of Life - PCN 5549

This PCN is a formal notification that US Digital is discontinuing the following bore sizes for the MAE3 product line: .079 (2mm) .091 (2.3mm) .098 (2.5mm) .156 (5/32") If you have any questions or concerns about this PCN, please contact US Digital Customer Support at 1-800-736-0194 or email support@usdigital.com. Download PCN 5549 Read More »


SEI-USB Case Revision - PCN 5514

As part of our ongoing continuous improvement efforts, US Digital is changing the case color and label type of the SEI-USB. This change does not affect form, fit or function. If you have any questions or concerns about this PCN, please contact US Digital Customer Support at 1-800-736-0194 or email sales@usdigital.com. Download PCN 5514 Read More »


Hub Set Screw Production Change - PCN 5367

As part of our ongoing continuous improvement efforts, US Digital is implementing a change related to the production of our 5/16" (.313), 8mm (.315), 3/8" (.375), and 10mm (.394) HUBDISK assemblies. We are adding a low strength threadlocker to the set screw during our assembly process to assist in securing the set screw in the hub during transportation. This will aid in the set screw retention of... Read More »


EOL - PE (Linear Probe Encoder) - PCN 5254

This PCN is a formal notification that US Digital is discontinuing PE. Download PCN 5254 Read More »


Laser Marking - PCN 5253

As part of our ongoing continuous improvement efforts, US Digital is changing the labeling / marking method for our E3, E6, H3, H6, S1, S2 and S6 products. Download PCN 5253 Read More »


H1 Mold Update - PCN 5259

As part of our ongoing continuous improvement efforts, and in order to enhance both function and appearance of the H1 product line, multiple improvements are being incorporated into a plastic component redesign. Download PCN 5259 Read More »


E2 Mold Update - PCN 5258

As part of our ongoing continuous improvement efforts, and in order to enhance both function and appearance of the E2 product line, multiple improvements are being incorporated into a plastic component redesign. Download PCN 5258 Read More »


A2/HD25A Product Lines Detector Upgrade

As part of our ongoing continuous improvement efforts, US Digital is updating our A2 and HD25A product lines design by utilizing surface mount devices for the detector and LED. Previously these were through hole devices. This change is transparent with the exception of minor cosmetic differences for the A2 kit style encoder, and Spacer Tool used in kit assembly process. Download PCN... Read More »


CE RoHS - PCN 4464

US Digital is aware of the increasing attention to world-wide environmental regulations, specifically with regard to the need for hazardous substance restrictions in electronic components and systems. As of July 10th, 2014 US Digital will now be CE Marking certain products inline with compliance under RoHS Directive (2011/65/EU). In order to achieve RoHS Compliance, the products will not contain... Read More »


EM1 & EM2 Update - PCN 4199

Based on our continuous process improvement program, US Digital is changing the current marking method for our EM1 and EM2 encoder modules to a serialization method. This change will allow for each module to have a unique code; the current marking method is based on a date code system that includes all encoder modules produced within a specific week / year. The serialization system will be based... Read More »


EOL - CON-MD6-3J - PCN 3480

This PCN is a formal notification that US Digital is discontinuing the CON-MD6-3J. Download PCN 3480 Read More »


EOL - CON-MD6-2J - PCN 3479

This PCN is a formal notification that US Digital is discontinuing the CON-MD6-2J. Download PCN 3479 Read More »


EOL PCI-4E - PCN 1036

This PCN is a formal notification that US Digital is discontinuing the PCI-4E. Download PCN 1036 Read More »


EOL PCI-3E - PCN 1035

This PCN is a formal notification that US Digital is discontinuing the PCI-3E. Download PCN 1035 Read More »


EOL EDAC2 - PCN 1034

This PCN is a formal notification that US Digital is discontinuing the EDAC2. Download PCN 1034 Read More »


EOL USB-232 - PCN 1033

This PCN is a formal notification that US Digital is discontinuing the USB-232. Download PCN 1033 Read More »


EOL T6 - PCN 1032

This PCN is a formal notification that US Digital is discontinuing the T6. Download PCN 1032 Read More »


EOL T5 - PCN 1031

This PCN is a formal notification that US Digital is discontinuing the T5. Download PCN 1031 Read More »


EOL SP-16 - PCN 1030

This PCN is a formal notification that US Digital is discontinuing the SP-16. Download PCN 1030 Read More »


EOL HBA2 - PCN 1029

This PCN is a formal notification that US Digital is discontinuing the HBA2. Download PCN 1029 Read More »


EOL H15 - PCN 1028

This PCN is a formal notification that US Digital is discontinuing the H15. Download PCN 1028 Read More »


EOL FC - PCN 1027

This PCN is a formal notification that US Digital is discontinuing the FC. Download PCN 1027 Read More »


EOL ETACH2 - PCN 1026

This PCN is a formal notification that US Digital is discontinuing the ETACH2. Download PCN 1026 Read More »


EOL EQUAD - PCN 1025

This PCN is a formal notification that US Digital is discontinuing the EQUAD. Download PCN 1025 Read More »


EOL EPOT - PCN 1024

This PCN is a formal notification that US Digital is discontinuing the EPOT. Download PCN 1024 Read More »


EOL EDIVIDE - PCN 1023

This PCN is a formal notification that US Digital is discontinuing the EDIVIDE. Download PCN 1023 Read More »


EOL AD7 - PCN 1022

This PCN is a formal notification that US Digital is discontinuing the AD7. Download PCN 1022 Read More »


EOL Sealed Housing Option - PCN 1021

This PCN is a formal notification that US Digital is discontinuing the Sealed Housing option for the following products: A2 Absolute Optical Encoder A2T Absolute Optical Inclinometer H1 Ball Bearing Optical Shaft Encoder H3 Ball Bearing Optical Shaft Encoder S1 Optical Shaft Encoder S2 Optical Kit Encoder The Sealed Housing option... Read More »


EM1 LED Die - PCN 1016

As part of US Digital’s continual assurance of supply strategy, we have qualified additional sources for our LED die used in our EM1 encoder module, which in turn impacts all of the following products: EM1, E2, E3, E5, E6, H1, H15, H3, H5, H6, HB5M, HB6M, HD25, PE, S1, S2, S5, S6, T5 and T6 EM1 Optical Encoder Module The device specification will remain the same, i.e. there will be no... Read More »


E4 - E4P - S4 Update - PCN 1014

We have modified the E4, E4P and S4 product lines in order to improve the performance and durability of the encoder. Changes include new molds for the plastic base and cover parts with an over-molded bushing in the S4 base, a new SMT connector (compatible with current mating connector), and a modified PCB profile to accommodate the new connector and plastic part modifications. Download... Read More »


DISK-2 BCD - PCN 1013

The standard DISK-2 transmissive encoder disk is currently produced with a 3-hole bolt pattern cut into the disk for ID sizes greater than or equal to .472” (12mm). This bolt circle feature will no longer be incorporated on any of our standard DISK-2 encoder disks. The purpose of this change is to create uniformity within our standard disk selection. Please contact us if you have interest in... Read More »


Interface Product Laser Marking - PCN 1011

The AD2B, AD4B, AD7, EADAPT, EDAC2, EDIVIDE, EPOT, EQUAD, ESUM, ESWITCH, ETACH2, SEI-USB, USB-232 currently utilizes a printed thermal transfer label. This label will no longer be used and will be replaced by laser marking directly onto the housing of the product. The purpose for this change is to create a more durable solution, and eliminate the possibility of the label being inadvertently... Read More »


E5 Laser Marking - PCN 1009

The primary purpose for this change is to create a more durable and longer lasting solution compared to the previous stick on label solution. The E5 encoder covers will now have the US Digital logo, part number, lot code, and pin-outs laser marked onto the top surface. Download PCN 1009   Read More »


E5 Insert Overmold - PCN 1008

In an effort to enhance the robustness of our E5 encoder, the four threaded inserts pressed into the base are being replaced with similar threaded nuts that will be insert-molded into the encoder base. This change in process will retain the insert with much greater strength. Download PCN 1008   Read More »


E5 Mold Update - PCN 1007

The plastic E5 base and covers have been redesigned for improved moldability and aesthetics. Design changes are primarily alteration of surface drafts, additional or increased corner radii and additional coring out of thick regions. This update was carefully done to preserve the size and shape of the encoder. The new parts are dimensionally equivalent and will fit within the envelope of the... Read More »