Effective November 30, 2005, IBM will withdraw from marketing the following machine type and associated model conversions, machine upgrades and field-installed features:
Machine Model Feature
Description number number number
3897 Image Capture System 3897 004
Parallel Channel 9110
ESCON(R) Channel 9120
Image Scanner Hardware 9243
6-foot power cord 9600
14-foot power cord 9610
12-foot power cord 9612
Power Supply 50 Hz 9650
Image Compression G4 9700
Image Compression ABIC 9720
On or after November 30, 2005, you can no longer order this product directly from IBM.
The following RPQs will remain available:
8V1157 (ESCON to Parallel)
8V1158 (Parallel to ESCON)
8V1180 (second adapter-GIG)
8V1190 (second adapter-GIG)
8V1192 (second adapter-GIG)
8V1181 (second 10/100-FLD)
8V1191 (second 10/100-FLD)
8V1193 (second 10/100 FLD)
Replacement product information: None
ESCON is a registered trademark of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.
The summary above is the entire text of this announcement.