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January 2019

Absolute MDrive Firmware Update from V7.001 to V7.002


Effective Date: December 6, 2018

Recommended Action: Please visit our website to download and install updated firmware: https://motion.schneider-electric.com/dloads/firmware/

Inquiry:  Please contact your SEM Regional Sales Manager for questions or concerns. Thank you for your continued support and please do not hesitate to contact us with any additional questions.

Device Identification: Affected products with serial numbers containing 340 or lower as the first three digits. Example: 36418XXXX is not affected while 30018XXXX is affected.

Description & Purpose: Schneider Electric Motion USA (SEM) has issued an update to Absolute MDrive products utilizing firmware version 7.001. This change was implemented to improve manufacturability of the product and there is no known impact to field operation of the product. This change will not affect the product’s form, fit, or function. SEM recommends any units currently in the field be updated to the latest revision of the firmware.

May 2018

Product affected: Lexium MDrive:
New, unpainted end-bell on the left
New, unpainted end-bell on the left
LMD NEMA 23 & 34 products are changing to unpainted motor end bells, where currently they are painted black. While this may appear as a cosmetic change, it serves a more important role in ensuring greater electrical contact for the products during assembly. This change has no effect on product form, fit or function.