Product Life Cycle Bulletin

1 July 2016

Subject: End of Sale Notice – Blackhawk Products

1. Blackhawk announces its intent to discontinue the products, listed in the attached Appendix, with an End of Sale date scheduled for 1 January 2017.

2. Definitions.

  • End of Sale (EOS) Date. The last date to order the product. The product is no longer for sale.
  • End of Life (EOL) Date. The last date that Blackhawk will provide support to the product(s) listed below. The EOL date is twelve (12) months from the EOS date. Emergency recovery and/or upgrades may be performed in accordance with customer specific service plans or upgrade agreements as negotiated prior to EOS.
  • End of Life (EOL) Cycle. A process that guides the final business operations associated with the product life cycle. The end-of-life process consists of a series of technical and business milestones and activities that, once completed, make a product obsolete. Once obsolete, the product is not sold, manufactured, improved, repaired, maintained, or supported.
  • Software Maintenance Contract Support. The time period that Blackhawk may release any software maintenance releases or bug fixes to the software product. Software maintenance support will terminate on the End of Life date. After this date, Blackhawk will no longer develop, repair, maintain, or test the product software.

3. Product Information: See Appendix A.

4. Impacted Software Releases: See Appendix A.

5. Impacted Software Part Numbers: See Appendix A.

6. Impacted Hardware Part Numbers: See Appendix A.

7. Replacement Part Numbers: Contact

8. Analysis:

  • End of Sale Date: 1 January 2017.
  • End of Life: 1 January 2018.
  • Software Maintenance Support Contract: N/A.
  • Last Supported Software Version: N/A.
  • Affected Market / Regions: Global.

9. Recommendations.

10. Required Actions. None.

11. Attachments. Appendix A.

12. Additional Information.

  • To view the most recent version of this bulletin, access technical documentation, or to contact a Technical Support Representative, please visit Blackhawk Technical Support on the web.
  • For more information on the alternatives and supported platform, please refer

Appendix A – Affected Products

Part Number Description EOS Notice
Blackhawk 20e_cTI Pin Converter Kit 20e-cTI-KITfile pdf - Blackhawk Products
Blackhawk 60e_MIPI Pin Converter Kit 60e-MIPI-KITfile pdf - Blackhawk Products
Blackhawk PCI560 JTAG Emulator PCI560file pdf - Blackhawk Products
Blackhawk 5V USB Power Supply PSW-5v-USBfile pdf - Blackhawk Products
Blackhawk XDS560 JTAG Cable XDS560Cablefile pdf - Blackhawk Products
Blackhawk XDS560v2 Cable Assembly EOL-XDS560v2Cablefile pdf - Blackhawk Products