ALTAIR® 5X and ALTAIR® 5X PID Color Display Issue
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A crucial component which is required to produce our ALTAIR 5X Color Display has become unavailable. Due to this, the color display version of the ALTAIR 5X is discontinued, effective September 30, 2021. Read the full article for more details.
As you are probably already aware, the global market for electronic components is going through an unprecedented and tumultuous period. Virtually all industries have been impacted to some degree and MSA has not been immune to this. Most recently, we received news from our supplier that a crucial component which is required to produce our ALTAIR 5X Color Display has suddenly and unexpectedly become unavailable.
Due to the uniqueness and criticality of this component, MSA has made the immediate decision to notify the our customers of the following:
- The color display version of the ALTAIR 5X is discontinued effective September 30, 2021o
- All orders for the color display version of the ALTAIR 5X placed on or before September 30th will be honored.
- The ALTAIR 5X PID, which currently only utilizes a color display, will be replaced with a monochrome display version approximately in the first quarter of 2022.
- The ALTAIR 5X PID with a color display will continue to be available for sale until supplies are exhausted, likely around the first quarter of 2022.
For all details, read the full notice HERE.
For additional information or questions, call MSA Customer Service at 1-800-672-2222.