RUT230 Product Change Notifications

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Product change notifications (PCN) is a way of informing customers of upcoming changes related to Teltonika Networks products. This includes outward appearance adjustments, hardware improvements, changes to package contents, etc. Changes related to a product's firmware are not included in PCNs ([[{{{firmware_page}}}|click here]] to see the firmware changelog).

This page stores information regarding changes to the [[{{{product_name}}}]] device. Below you will find a list of both upcoming and already implemented changes sorted by newest to oldest (top to bottom).

2020.10.16: top device marking changes

Effective 2020, week 51, RUT230 router top stickers will be replaced by laser engravings transitional period is 1 month.

Change description
Change type External/visual
Detailed description The top sticker will be replaced by laser engravings. Information will remain the same.
Old version:
RUT230 2020 new top sticker.png
New version:
RUT230 2020 new top laser.png
Change reasons To improve manufacturing speed, efficiency, and reliability. In addition, increasing quality, precision, durability of marking and reducing environmental impact.
Affected products information
All RUT2** ****** product codes are affected. No product code changes.
Product release date 2020, week 51
Change impact
Risk assessment No risk factors encountered with this change
Suggested implementation plan No implementation plan needed
Acknowledgement of PCN receipt
If no feedback is received within two weeks after the issue date of this notification - Teltonika may accept that this change has been tacitly accepted and can implement the change as indicated above

To download the pdf version of this notification, click here.

2020.08.14: changes in bottom labeling

Effective 2020, week 36, RUT230 routers will be produced with modified bottom labeling/engraving.

Change description
Change type External/visual
Detailed description The product code will be removed from the bottom labeling/engraving. The formatting for the remaining information on the labeling/engraving will be adjusted. Product code information will also be removed from the QR code.

The labeling on the product packaging will stay unchanged.

Old version:
Networking rut230 first start gaminio lipdukas v2.png
New version:
RUT informacinis lipdukas ant gaminio 62x26mm v3.png
Change reasons Placing product code on the product itself is misleading, product code describes what is included in the product equipment package, not in the product itself.
Affected products information
All RUT2** ****** product codes are affected. No product code changes.
Product release date 2020, week 36
Change impact
Risk assessment The exact product code will not be present on the product itself, the exact product code will be found on the packaging box or determined by serial number. This might impact marketing materials due to changing contents of the bottom informational laser engraving.
Suggested implementation plan No implementation plan needed
Acknowledgement of PCN receipt
If no feedback is received within two weeks after the issue date of this notification - Teltonika may accept that this change has been tacitly accepted and can implement the change as indicated above

To download the pdf version of this notification, click here.

2020.06.19: end of production

Effective December 15th, 2020, it will not be possible to order RUT230 series devices.

Change description
Change type End of Production
Detailed description Orders for RUT230 ****** can be placed until 2020-12-15
Production for RUT230 ****** shall continue up until 2021-12-15, depending on placed orders
Change reasons End of Production
Change date 2020-12-15
Affected products
Model Removed order code Replacement order code
RUT230 All RUT230 ****** codes are affected RUT240 ******
Change impact
Risk assessment
  1. Extra stock planning necessary, as it won't be possible to order any quantities after 2020-12-15
  2. All running or upcoming projects, that utilize RUT230, must be reviewed and appropriate action taken
Suggested action taken You must contact your Teltonika sales manager who will advise you regarding planning orders or best approach for migrating from RUT230.
Acknowledgement of PCN receipt
If no feedback is received within two weeks after the issue date of this notification - Teltonika may accept that this change has been tacitly accepted and can implement the change as indicated above.

To download the pdf version of this notification, click here.

2020.02.28: bottom device marking changes

Effective 2020, week 10, RUT230 router bottom stickers will be replaced by laser engravings.

Change description
Change type External/visual
Detailed description The bottom sticker will be replaced by laser engravings. Information will remain the same.
Old version:
Rut2xx-galinis-lipdukas.png
New version:
Rut2xx-galinis-lipdukas-lazeriu.png
Change reasons To improve manufacturing speed, efficiency, and reliability. In addition, increasing quality, precision, durability of marking and reducing environmental impact.
Affected products information
All RUT2** ****** product codes are affected. No product code changes.
Product release date 2020, week 10
Change impact
Risk assessment No risk factors encountered with this change
Suggested implementation plan No implementation plan needed
Acknowledgement of PCN receipt
If no feedback is received within two weeks after the issue date of this notification - Teltonika may accept that this change has been tacitly accepted and can implement the change as indicated above

To download the pdf version of this notification, click here.

2019.09.12: order code changes

Effective October 2019 (transitional period – 1 month) standard order codes for RUT230 will change. All order codes from this category will become obsolete: RUT230 *0****

Change description
Change type Order code removed
Detailed description The order code RUT230 *0**** with UC20-E module will be replaced with order code RUT230 *1**** with UC20-G (Global) module.

RUT230 *0**** order code with UC20-E module supported 3G: B1, B8 2G: B2, B3, B5, B8 frequencies. RUT230 *1**** order code UC20-G module supports Global frequencies: 3G: B1, B2, B5, B8, B19 2G: B2, B3, B5, B8.

Change reasons UC20-E module replaced by UC20-G module.
Product release date October 2019
Affected products
Model Removed order code Replacement order code
RUT230 RUT230 *0**** RUT230 *1****
Change impact
Risk assessment
  1. From now on you will have to order RUT230 using one of the valid ordering codes from RUT230 *1**** code category.
  2. If you use smart and/or automated order processing and warehousing systems you must update information regarding RUT230 order code with correct updated order code.
Suggested implementation plan You must contact your Teltonika sales manager who will advise you regarding the correct new RUT230 order code suiting your demands for package contents and included accessories.
Acknowledgement of PCN receipt
If no feedback is received within two weeks after the issue date of this notification - Teltonika may accept that this change has been tacitly accepted and can implement the change as indicated above

To download the pdf version of this notification, click here.

2019.06.19: device flash memory change

Effective 2019, week 33, RUT230 routers will be produced with a different type of flash memory.

Change description
Change type Device flash memory changed
Detailed description RUT2** series flash memory changes.

Old firmware versions will not support new flash memory, meaning that only RUT2XX_R_00.01.07 and newer firmwares will work with updated hardware.
Custom firmwares built on previous SDK versions will also not work.

Change reasons Reducing product lead times.
Affected products information
All RUT2** ****** product codes are affected. No product code changes.
Product release date 2019, week 33
Change impact
Risk assessment All risks are firmware related.
Suggested implementation plan Firmware downloads for the device can be found here.
For more detailed information please contact your sales representative.
Acknowledgement of PCN receipt
If no feedback is received within two weeks after the issue date of this notification - Teltonika may accept that this change has been tacitly accepted and can implement the change as indicated above

To download the pdf version of this notification, click here.

2018.11.16: new top sticker

Effective December 2018, week 50, RUT230 routers will be produced with a new top sticker.

Change description
Change type External/visual
Detailed description Top sticker design improved
Old version:
Rut230 sticker before 2018 december week 50 v1.png
New version:
Rut230 sticker after 2018 december week 50 v1.png
Change reasons Visual changes
Product release date December 2018, week 50
Affected products
Model Affected order codes Order code changes
RUT230 RUT230 *****0 No changes
Change impact
Risk assessment Marketing material such as photos might need replacing
Suggested implementation plan Related marketing material can be found here
Acknowledgement of PCN receipt
If no feedback is received within two weeks after the issue date of this notification - Teltonika may accept that this change has been tacitly accepted and can implement the change as indicated above

To download a pdf version of this notification, click here.